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reply to TheOptimus

Re: [Internet] Bell Internet Performance - Slow speed

Yes, post the value (copy/paste them)

These two values:
will show us if there is a noise problem on the line you have. It could be intermittent, so it best to look at them many time though out the day and note the values.

This value:
Max Rate with Impulse Noise
can be used to calculate your occupancy. But I don't notice much of a change on this one. This would also show if a line problem is occurring (it stores the values at 5-minute intervals so no need to keep an eye on them like the other two above).

Unless things change a lot (and yeah many problem only do show in the evening), then I would have to say the problem, at first glance, is your system/application setup.

Also make sure its not someone using your wireless that you don't know about. Go into the routers settings and turn off wireless.

You should be seeing 7.2-meg as a minimum. The only other thing I can think of is that you are getting thousands of CRC errors and the like, which these stats don't show (and I forget the 2wire link to the errors page). So this is what you will ask in the direct forum (as detailed in the previous post).

Also you should be aware of this (if you aren't already):
a) The throttle is from 4-pm to 2-am

b) if you are running a torrent during that time it can and will affect your speed as a whole (ie if you run something that causes the throttle to kick in your entire DSL line will suffer since the throttle will not only affect torrents).

If by monday the stats and the direct forum show all is good, then you will need to look at your system and application setup.

You should be seeing more than 600kB/s (I hope you meant 600kB/s and not 600kb/s as you wrote. Big difference between kB and kb).


Montreal-Nord, QC
downloadxslt.mht.zip 15,450 bytes
As requested, I'm posting the results :
twdsm.attenuation_ds = 12.29; % Only calculated during training
twdsm.attenuation_us = 2.20; % Only calculated during training
twdsm.margin_ds = 26.97;
twdsm.margin_us = 7.00; % Only calculated during training

In case you need, I'm sending you the results in a html format.

you have mention some different between kB and kb. i don't understand it ?

Also thank you very much for your help it's really appreciated.

thanks !
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reply to TheOptimus

Re: [Internet] Bell Internet Performance - Slow speed

said by TheOptimus:

you have mention some different between kB and kb. i don't understand it ?
Small "b" in kb = kilobit
Big "B" in kB = kiloByte

There is a difference. Big difference.

1 kilobit = 0.125 kiloBytes.

600kb/s (as you wrote it) = 75kB/s

Bells throttle is about 240kb/s = 30kB/s

Small b and big B is very significant when you ask questions and think you have problems with DSL.

In either case, you should see lots more than 600kb/s (as what you stated).

Google, "convert bits to bytes".

Also. Some websites use a kilo as meaning 1024 to convert bits to bytes, and some use the kilo as being 1000 to convert bits to bytes.

Storage "kilo" has historically been 1024 (ie hard disk capacity)

You want to you 1000.

Even some ISP's confuse the two and count B/W usage with 1024 when it should be 1000... anyhow.

·TekSavvy Cable
·WIND Mobile

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small b = bits
big B = bytes

if you're counting in bytes ... kilo = 1024, mega = 1024 * 1024

if you're counting bits per second kilo = 1000, mega = 1000 * 1000

This wonderful discrepancy that confuses the hell out of so many people is due to the fact that bits per second (bps) is a measure that comes from the communications industry where kilo & mega are the standard mathematical 10^3 and 10^6 values whereas bytes comes from the computer industry where kilo and mega are the values of 2^10 and 2^20 presumably chosen because they are the nearest powers of 2 to the mathematical Kilo and Mega!

so to convert say 8 Mbps (8 megabits per second) to KBps (Kilobytes/second)

8 Mbps = 1 Million Bytes per second (8 bits/byte)

1 Million Bytes /sec = 976.5625 KBps (0.95347 MBps)