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post #11 of 14
Use http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/ if you can. It gives you speed in Mbps, at least it does on mine.
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post #12 of 14
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On another note, it seems i would need to move to Kansas city to get google fibers downloading speed of 1gigabit/125MB/15Mbs smile.gif

that's 5 times my current speed, and I could download a 20 gig file in probably 5 minutes.

for a lot cheaper and get a lot more bandwidth amount then what I'm getting in my location. Sigh... That makes me sad frown.gif
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I am really excited for this Google fiber, its been a long time coming and its about time Google finally steps up and slaps those ISP's in the face. smile.gif

The great thing about this is that once Google fiber grows a bit more and starts to threaten commercial ISP's, other companies will have to start offering the same speeds at competetive prices in order to stay profitable. This means that hopefully within say 10 years 1GB internet will be available almost everywhere in the US.

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here in canada they use the term "up to"

that means it may get advertised speeds but probably won't
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