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bdnhsv

join:2012-01-20
Huntsville, AL
reply to Paradox8

Re: [AL] SpeedTest.net pointing to Des Moines,IA as closest...

Can you guys try using speakeasy.net for your speed tests and choose Atlanta, GA? I'd be curious to see if there is a difference. I'd almost be willing to bet that your traffic goes through 56Marietta at some point (so ATL would be "closer" to you then Arab). Arab must be the old BMTC/Deltacom or Otelco pops. If you have a chance give it a shot and let us know the results. Thanks.

austinmm6

join:2010-11-13
New Market, AL
It doesn't matter which server you pick. The top speed stays right at 10.6.


Boss302_1970

join:2009-12-11
are you using a software firewall? sometimes they can make a speed test look bad. if you are try shutting off your firewall while testing and maybe even your a/v just long enough to run the test

Paradox8

join:2011-06-02
As of this morning from the ATL..

Speakeasy giving me 10.5/2.5




I never had trouble reaching almost 20mbit in non-peak hours till lately. Of course it now seems I have traded 1mbit peak speeds for around 11mbit peak speeds, which is not bad. Still all below the cheaper 12mibt package.

On my bill it clearly states MAXX service, and I have tried all the tests without my router

austinmm6

join:2010-11-13
New Market, AL