Bandwidth speed

  Beep 22:59 23 Jan 2003
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  Beep 22:59 23 Jan 2003

I have NTL's cable bb 128p sec connection but it appears to be slowing down. Clicking on the icon always tells me that I am connected at 10Mbps, irrespective of how speedily or otherwise it appears to be running. I tried the test on Bandwith Place which told me the speed was 242kilobits per second. Is this the speed that I should be getting - i have no knowledge of what the measurements mean, I just know this is beginning to feel abit treacle uphill. I run xp home.

  instant^mash 23:26 23 Jan 2003

Try going to click here

  Dade 09:19 24 Jan 2003

You are connected to the cable modem via a 10mb ethernet connection, so the speed rating on the connectivity icon will always be 10mb.

Your scores on Bandwidth place should make you happy, you're paying for a 128 connection and your getting 242 if that test is to be believed.

  JoeC 09:34 24 Jan 2003

for UK Broadband speed testing - free to download and try but you get nag screens until / unless you pay a small donation.
click here

  Coaster3 10:04 24 Jan 2003

Try this one; it's accurate and free

click here

  Coaster3 10:05 24 Jan 2003

Or this one - also free

click here

  Goldcroft 10:27 24 Jan 2003

Tried the Bandwidth site myself recently. In two accesses within 30 mins it came up with vastly differing results and another poster told me it was not reliable.

  mcullum_DX4Life 17:05 24 Jan 2003

Your in an ex-cable and wireless area and you connect via your Set Top Box ;)

  Beep 17:45 24 Jan 2003

Thanks guys. Yes I am and do mcullum_DX4life, does that make a difference?
Tried it Coaster 3 - I got a reading of 30kbps, Im not a happy bunny. The info on cablemodem-net says a common speed for 128K ISDN line is 16 and 150 for cable modem so where do I find a guide for a 128K connectionvia a set top box?

  accord 17:56 24 Jan 2003

try joeC link as this gives you the option of what connections you have

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