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Internet speed is 512 kbps but it gives only 60kbps speed

My internet speed is about 50-60 kbps but on company plan and there website it shows that Internet speed provided is 512 kbps can anyone explain this?
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0answers
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My internet connection is running incredibly slowly

I should be getting 5.0Mbps, but instead I'm getting around 0.65Mbps. Something's wrong here.. any suggestions to fix it would be helpful. Interestingly, it's only download speeds which are ...
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1answer
54 views

Want to Control my Internet Speed [closed]

I want to control my bandwidth. Is there any way to control my Internet speed? I just want control my net speed. Please suggest any type of software or manual setting on Windows 7. Thanks in advance.
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1answer
69 views

How does torrenting affect the browsing speed?

I am unclear how does the torrent download affects the speed test. I am on a 5 Mbps line, When I download my torrent file at the speed of 300KB/s ( big B), then the speed test speed ...
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1answer
229 views

Wireless Router - Losing Connection, Very Low Speeds - Cause?? Test Results

Looking for answers to an ongoing problem with wireless internet through Time Warner (TWC). There have been 5 technicians out and they can't figure it out. I found a link on this forum suggesting ...
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1answer
83 views

Speed test results always the same? [closed]

So i'm trying to measure my internet speed to see if i get the speed where i'm paying for. I read that with a direct connection to your modem you get a closer measure of your promised internet speed. ...
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0answers
412 views

how to increase the downloading speed in skymonk?

how to download faster than 20 kB/s in skymonk program ? because it's too slow & that's a huge problem for me cause almost all the sites depend on letibit.com which uses skymonk
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1answer
47 views

Is there a way to tell what the download speed is from a site/server

i'm looking into which ISP i should go with at the place i'm moving into, one ISP which i have been told good things about has data limits (which when breached will drop your speed to dial-up speed) ...
0
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1answer
61 views

Different Internet Speeds [closed]

My family has an internet plan that is very old. We don't have the newer plans that have really fast internet speeds. Usually my download speeds are at 90 kb/sec. The highest download speeds that I ...
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1answer
249 views

Is there a way to track internet connection speed?

Is there a utility program for tracking internet connection speeds? The program would test internet upload and download speeds periodically (e.g. once every hour) and record the results.
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2answers
341 views

How are advertised internet speeds calculated? [closed]

I've always found that the real speed of internet service never comes close to what is advertised. For example, I'm currently using the basic plan from Time Warner Cable in North Carolina, which ...
0
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7answers
28k views

my file download speed is 180-200kbps but speedtest is showing 1.7mbps and i am subsribed to 2mbps pack?

i'm from Malaysia. I am subscribed to 2mbps pack from my country's ISP. But all i get is only 200kbps when download files from the internet, when i test my speed on speedtest.com , it shows me ...
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0answers
382 views

Internet download speed is lower than usual but surfing speed is fine

I have a 512 kbps connection. I should receive approx 60 kBps download speed. But from last 2-3 days I am getting only 20 kBps of download speed. But I don't see any difference in speed while ...
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2answers
199 views

Possible for a modem to all of the sudden have degraded speed?

I'm on the phone with Charter (cable company) about how overnight my network speed went from 30 Mbps to 2 Mbps and this support person swears it's because my modem doesn't support 30 Mbps. I say ...
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1answer
337 views

How to equally share speed of a dsl modem?

I have a DSL modem and I want to equally share the speed among the users because else if someone of them uses IDM(Internet Download Manager) the speed of all the other users sometimes decreases to ...
2
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1answer
322 views

Can a $30 wireless router really transfer with 150Mbps?

I have just bought a $30 wireless router which claims a transfer rate of 150Mbps. Can that really be true? Or is this with an assumed compression or some other marketing fine print?
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3answers
241 views

How do internet speed optimizers work (if they do at all)?

Are applications that claim to improve web speeds effective? If so, how? I would have guessed they were scammy, but I suppose if they can reroute traffic to a closer datacenter it might be possible?
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1answer
410 views

What's a good, light, unintrusive and free tool to monitor network/internet speed for the Mac?

I need to know how much internet activity is taking place on my iMac. I don't want something very detailed like Little Snitch or some professional network analysis tool. I'm looking at something ...
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2answers
2k views

Decrease ping for my PS3

Is there a way to decrease the ping on my PS3, or is the latency as good as it will get? In my house there are four computers and my PS3. At any given time three of those are on and connected to the ...
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3answers
36k views

Why does my Internet slow to a crawl unless I reboot my router every few days?

A few weeks ago, I noticed that my Internet connection had slowed down to a crawl. I waited a few days hoping it would go away on its own, but it didn't get better. So I asked this question about how ...
1
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4answers
12k views

New router, slower internet connection?

We just bought a new router a few hours ago, and it does work. However, for some reason the speed is just ridiculously slow (compared to before, at least)! If I run a test on speedtest.net I get the ...
3
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1answer
337 views

Testing connection with a certain site

Although internet connection is fast enough (8 Mbps, wireless speedtest), I'm having trouble streaming radio from a certain site. Here's the peculiar thing: the stream seems to run smoothly on other ...
2
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3answers
447 views

Data Encryption and Internet Speed

I was wondering, does encryption used over the Internet in a web browser noticeably slow down the speed of data transfer? I keep reading about stuff like HTTPS, but I always wonder if there's a speed ...
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1answer
621 views

Home Network Speed Control

I have a home network installed in following way: Internet<->server<->switch<->computers,etc Server has DHCP server installed and I would like to be able to limit download&upload speed ...
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2answers
543 views

can router configuration cause decreasing of download rate?

My download speed got crazy since I changed the router's IP. But nothing got fixed after doing a factory reset. The speed was 1024 kb/s (128 kB/s) but it is 200kb/s (max) right now. I mean it ...
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3answers
1k views

How to get higher download rate than upload rate

i'm using bandwidthplace.com to measure my internet speed. And here it is: Download Speed: 422 kbps (52.8 KB/sec transfer rate) Upload Speed: 202 kbps (25.3 KB/sec transfer rate) Can you please ...
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3answers
207 views

Software to measure the speed of http browser connections

I'm trying to gather some ammunition about my ISP and it's aggressive traffic shaping of particular websites. So I'm looking for an application that will allow me to see what speeds I get to ...
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1answer
1k views

Program to see, which programs use the internet-connection?

Few days ago I opened my computer as I always do after school, and got pretty amazed about my low 1.27kb/s download-speed. It has continued for few days already. We have a wireless network, which is ...
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1answer
654 views

Why can't I achieve full speed on a Symmetrical Internet Connection?

We are using a business Ethernet connection (3Mbit upload, 3Mbit download) and trying to understand issues with our tested bandwidth speeds. When uploading a large file we sustain 340 KB/s; ...
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3answers
1k views

Internet is slow with ANY router

I just signed up for service with Time Warner cable in Dallas, TX. I am supposed to get 7Mbps down w/ bursting to 10Mbps. If I connect the cable modem directly to my PC, I get the advertised speed. If ...
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2answers
3k views

what are different connection speed ratings?

I've heard different terms advertised for connection speeds . What are common ones today and what do they mean?
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5answers
4k views

How to accelerate internet speed?

In Windows 7, How can I accelerate a 1Mb DSL connection speed ? what tips I can apply on browsers or windows to get a faster web-surf ?
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4answers
6k views

Linux Command-Line Bandwidth Speed Tests

I'm trying to verify the available bandwidth for my linux box. Is there a test I can run from the command line?
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6answers
289 views

How different is downloading a file from accessing a webpage?

I ask because here I have download speeds which are like 1MBps while the web pages take a very long time to load (definitely not 1 MBps). I guess accessing a webpage is basically requesting it from a ...
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votes
3answers
895 views

Improve internet at an apartment

My situation is that I am a college student living in an apartment complex using AT&T internet (included). Since everyone in the complex is on the same line, even if I am connected to the ...
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1answer
892 views

How to compare ISPs speeds in my area?

Many Internet Speed Test sites logs the obtained info and let you compare speeds between cities. But there is a site that compares speeds between ISPs?
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8answers
2k views

Cable modem speed test

Are the popular speed tests (cable, dsl, etc) that are available accurate? if so, how? Also, it seems that they only measure download speed of one file and not responsiveness, latency, robustness, ...
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6answers
18k views

Why is my DSL connection so slow, when my neighbor's is much faster?

I've just moved into a new house (new for me; the house was built in 2006). I've purchased DSL service through AT&T, paying for speeds "up to" 768 Kbps downstream / 384 Kbps upstream. My issue ...
4
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2answers
5k views

Why am I not getting anywhere near 7Mbps download speeds?

Why am I not getting anywhere near 7Mbps download speeds? I'm paying for 7Mbps download speeds and yet the fastest I can get anything is around 360Kbps. It doesn't matter what time of day it is or who ...
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5answers
3k views

Why is my internet so slow?

Our home has a reasonably fast internet connection, but a while back one of our laptops (running Vista, connecting over wifi) has been suffering from slowed down internet speeds (about 1/3rd of the ...