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MicroBell

join:2008-07-21
Carmichaels, PA
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·Windstream
reply to malianx

Re: Told to use the WindStream SpeedTest

I Disagree. They say this to keep you within their network so your connection won't show "Real World" speeds.

Example: Run a tracert command on speedtest.windstream.net and you'll notice the trace won't leave windstreams network and as far as I can tell doesn't even reach the backbone hubs servers so it's not based "In the real world" Useally it just reaches the first 10 hops, so if the issue is further out in their network it won't show it in the test.

And even it's own tests are flawed. My line is set to max 743KB upload speeds but according to their test I upload at 4MB...lol I wish! :O)