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BBY

@shawcable.net

[BC] 50mbit plan, speedtesting at 170mbit?

I'm not sure what's going on, as I've been a BB50 user for the past year or so. Today speeds have gone crazy and are peaking just above 170mbit on speed tests. Has shaw done some silent upgrade without notifying people? If not, do I call CS in case my account is somehow flagged as the much higher priced ones? I haven't been downloading much of anything this month, so it's definitely under 50gigs total month to date.


kevinds
Premium
join:2003-05-01
Calgary, AB
kudos:3
Reviews:
·Shaw

Can check the Account history in the online customer care, to verify you haven't be upgraded yourself, it is text and somewhat confusing to read, but should tell you if something has changed.
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Yes, I am not employed and looking for IT work. Have passport, will travel.



BBY

@shawcable.net

Well the account shows no changes, and it's up to 243mbit today, so it looks like either they're testing out bb 250 randomly I can only guess.



jtl999
CEO of Actiontec Dev Team

join:2012-11-24
In the GVRD
kudos:4
reply to BBY

speedtest results?


kevinds
Premium
join:2003-05-01
Calgary, AB
kudos:3
reply to BBY

Doesn't make sense they'd be testing faster speeds, without letting you know about it first...

Is your upload near the 15 mbps range too?
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Yes, I am not employed and looking for IT work. Have passport, will travel.



BBY

@shawcable.net

Well, update must have happened, back to 50mbit. It topped out at 193mbit this evening, something must have went screwy in the system for two days


Invade

join:2007-07-08
Burnaby, BC
reply to BBY

noticed mine went up higher too, upload hasn't changed though
»www.speedtest.net/result/2520687378.png
Though not as high as you BBY, max I see it hitting is 100mb/s+