what this mean ?

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 10:01 16 Oct 2003

I have Just got BB and im confused about up upstream/downstream i have 288 up and 576 down shouldnt they be the same up and down ?

  mark500 10:05 16 Oct 2003

No that is correct. Your upload speed is half your download speed.

  mark500 10:09 16 Oct 2003

i forgot to add that even on a 1Meg line the upload is still 288 on most ISP's.

  Stuartli 10:09 16 Oct 2003

A similar principle applies to dialup.

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 10:10 16 Oct 2003

Ok thx for that.


  The Spires 10:16 16 Oct 2003

There is an explanation click here But basically the 'A' in ADSL stands for 'Asymmetric' meaning the two half?s 'Upload' & 'Download' are not Symmetrical or different. It's the same for everyone, getting a faster 1meg or 2 meg connection often still gives you the low 256 ish speed upload, that?s the way God designed it for some reason, & who are we to argue.

  The Spires 10:17 16 Oct 2003

Going to have to stop using Opera to post on here.

  graham√ 10:33 16 Oct 2003

Are you reading the speed from the taskbar icon? That's not the true speed. You need a speed test site. Anyone know the best one these days?

  graham√ 10:35 16 Oct 2003

Heres the one I was looking for click here

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