NTL 2mb Broadband

  pj123 12:47 01 Jun 05
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A couple of weeks ago I had my NTL BB upgraded to 2mb. All OK for a bit. Today it is now so slow even the Postman pushing snail mail through my letterbox is quicker.

Anyone else in the same boat?

  pj123 12:54 01 Jun 05

It took 2 minutes and 51 seconds to post the thread and another 2 minutes 34 seconds to post this response.

  wobbly76 13:15 01 Jun 05

I'm on 1 meg. BB with ntl and I found it just the same, but I put it down to the forum site as everywhere else I go is OK

w76

  Pooke 14:54 01 Jun 05

I thought performance had dipped a bit recently.

Pooke

  pj123 15:01 01 Jun 05

wobbly76, I agree that this site is probably the most popular on the whole of the internet but surely it shouldn't take that long?

I just tried it on my partners PC which is on AOL dialup and the response is very much quicker than my NTL BB connection?

  seefuu 15:09 01 Jun 05

<a href="click here">This place</a> will check the speed of your upload and download

  pj123 15:16 01 Jun 05

I have tested my connection speed on click here and it always seems to return a 2mb connection. This is what I get:

Wed, 1 Jun 2005 14:13:14 UTC
1st 128K took 540 ms = 242726 Bytes/sec = approx 2019 kbits/sec
2nd 128K took 500 ms = 262144 Bytes/sec = approx 2181 kbits/sec
3rd 128K took 550 ms = 238313 Bytes/sec = approx 1983 kbits/sec
4th 128K took 550 ms = 238313 Bytes/sec = approx 1983 kbits/sec

  Pooke 15:23 01 Jun 05

click here

my results:

1.7 megabits per second
Communications 1.7 megabits per second
Storage 205.8 kilobytes per second
1MB file download 5 seconds
Subjective rating Great

  rathlogan 15:26 01 Jun 05

yes recently upgraded,and havent noticed,much difference from, 712, before.

  woodchip 15:29 01 Jun 05

Are you on Cable as I am on BT/NTL Freedom 512kbps and no problems hear

  pj123 16:02 01 Jun 05

woodchip, yes I am on NTL Cable. I used to be on BB via my set top box, but as it is a Pace it can only go up to 1mb. I decided to get a standalone modem, which I now have, supposedly up to 2mb it still seems to be slower than my original connection although all the speed tests that I have tried suggest it is 2mb.

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