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Sweden is preety insane too.
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I live in rural Kansas and get this for $70 a month.

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For those that are showing crazy numbers

"This typically happens if something is installed on your computer which is intercepting traffic between your web browser and the server. Examples of this would be security software from ZoneAlarm, McAfee or Symantec. Try momentarily disabling the software to see if it is the source of the problem. Make sure you don't leave it disabled. Any software firewall should work with Speedtest.net if configured properly. For example, with ZoneAlarm you must make sure that none of the boxes are checked in the custom cookie control menu. Note this issue has become increasingly uncommon as we have further developed our technology so if the problem persists please Contact Us."

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And for the "your numbers are jacked because of powerboost" people out there

"We have increased the test length and size to better display speeds affected by Powerboost. The real time graphing system will also show if the speeds decrease after the Powerboost time period is over. The end result speed is an overall average of the test."

same Source as above.
Here is my new test without Kaspersky.

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I think that's... fast. Really really fast. I am a little ignorant of how the internet works, would that 1gigabit a second make you have lower ping times (like... for gaming )?
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China can keep their dollar low and laugh in the face of American failure all they want, and to be honest with you, they have every right to...

That's what happens when you put your foot where it doesn't belong (Taiwan)...

The world will be laughing as China grows to the #1 spot, haha, take that you dumb Americans, YOU IS FAIL!

/end Rant..

I suppose if we had a socialist communism where the party decided what you could and couldn't have, it would be all good like that...

Then again freedom, well that's just some people talking...

The president wants to implement some kind of national internet program, which we all know will be a fail, like our government itself... fail fail fail... meh!
Edited by _GTech - 3/6/11 at 11:48pm
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post #117 of 181
Quote:
Originally Posted by whitehawk View Post
There's no cable / FiOS in my area. I pay $50 a month for average of .5 down, .15 up, and my latency is crazy (via a wireless type service). Ping jumps around on game servers from 100-650 about every second. Its that or ~$800 a month for a T1 line. Comcast is 1 bloody mile away and won't run out to my house.

i have the same thing happening in my where i live, half mile away from charter cable . funny thing is there are around 300 house located about 300feet away from the cable and they all have wireless( antennas on the roof) and neither att or charter will run their their cables.
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The UK spent a fortune about 15 years ago on it's cable networks, streets getting dug up in most cities. The plan was to have cable running through all urban postcodes. Yeah they run through and keep on going! The big companies don't see any profit in providing in poorer areas, like mine.
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This is what I get for $52.95 a month.



If you guys don't see a pattern by now, the US doesn't give a crap about your well being, all they care about is how to make money off you providing the least amount of effort.
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Venezuela here, 2 mbit down/0.5 up = 100$, and that is bad, upload is always less
1.5 mbit down/0.5 up=50$ , upload always <0.3 mbit

so dont complain lol
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