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trmarch

join:2004-02-13

[Tweak Test] Not getting advertised DL speed for AT&T DSL Pro

I'm not getting the advertised download speed of at least 1.5 Mb/s for AT&T DSL Pro in San Francisco, CA. Here's my information:

1. Tweaks test URL:
»/tweakr/block:···terpppoe

2. The fastest of the 3 speed tests:

DSL Reports Flash 8 test, to Los Angeles, CA (Linkline):

DL: 692 Kb/s
UL: 371 Kb/s

Speakeasy test, to San Francisco, CA:
DL: 712 kbps (89 KB/sec transfer rate)
UL: 396 kbps (49.5 KB/sec transfer rate)

Speedtest.net test, to San Francisco, CA (Unwired):
»www.speedtest.net/result/891776902.png
DL: 0.73 Mb/s
UL: 0.41 Mb/s

3. Line quality test URL:
»/linequality/nil/2661338

4. Type of Internet connection: DSL
ISP: AT&T
Make, model and type of your modem: Speedstream 4100

5. If DSL, do you use PPPoE connection software?
Yes

6. If PPPoE, which one?
Set up in my router (Apple Airport Extreme).

7. Which operating system you use?
Mac OS X 10.5.x and 10.6.x

8. What your advertised speeds are:
AT&T High Speed Internet - DSL Pro
Downstream Speed: 1.5 Mbps - Up to 3.0 Mbps
Upstream Speed: Up to 384 Kbps

9. If your PC is on a network:
On a local area network using a wireless router.

10. NAT router brand and model:
Apple AirPort Extreme with 802.11n

11. How far you are (if using DSL) from the CO (Central Office):
~5800 feet



Irish Shark
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Re: [Tweak Test] Not getting advertised DL speed for AT&T DSL Pr

You have some high latency as shown on the LQT. Read this FAQ and do as it suggests.

»Tweaking FAQ »I'm getting latency and/or packet loss. What can I do?

Where are you located?
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"You can observe a lot by watching". Yogi Berra



Irish Shark
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reply to trmarch

You have two threads on the same subject. Pick one and use only that one.

»[General] Slow (~1/2) DL speed w/AT&T DSL Pro in SF, CA
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trmarch

join:2004-02-13

My bad -- I'd like to use the other one, in the AT&T West forum. I'm in San Francisco, CA.