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Testing your broadband connection

Postby sirhc55 on Tue May 03, 2005 1:39 pm

Found this very useful tester on DPreview:

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Postby stubbsy on Tue May 03, 2005 2:09 pm

Thanks Chris. Looks useful
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Postby Glen on Tue May 03, 2005 3:53 pm

Thanks Chris
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Re: Testing your broadband connection

Postby timbo on Tue May 03, 2005 3:59 pm

sirhc55 wrote:Found this very useful tester on DPreview:


Thanks Chris. Very enlightening. My MuddyPuddle cable connection registered a decent 1178 Kbps downstream but a shocking 65K Kbps upstream... only a shade faster than a 56K modem.

I wonder if Optus' eagle is faster than Telstra's tortoise?
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Another Site to test...

Postby ChaPPy on Mon Jun 06, 2005 9:24 pm

Hi Guys,

You can also test your Internet speed on the following site:


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Postby Suri on Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:48 pm

Now that was a depressing test.
What is it they are selling??
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Postby bender on Thu Jun 09, 2005 3:51 am

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Postby leek on Thu Jun 09, 2005 7:54 pm

Well... I tested it, but I'm not really any the wiser...

Is this good or bad?

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Postby tasadam on Thu Jun 09, 2005 8:46 pm

Hey, the test works with dialup.
Thought I'd share my results here for all to laugh at...


I've currently got the local politicians office talking with Telstra, trying to get ADSL to this area.

SOOOOO frustrating - try viewing a few photos at this speed, and see what the time is already...

Maybe download a few files...

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Postby MCWB on Thu Jun 09, 2005 8:51 pm

Adam, I feel your pain. :( Just to make you feel better though:

Test run on 9/6/2005 @ 7:47 P.M.

Mirror: Bigpond
Test type: Cable

Your connection speed:

kbps: 10253.5 KB/s: 1281.6875
Mbps: 10.01318359375

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