Real Connection Speeds From Around the World Analysed

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Ntldr

http://flic.kr/p/8TCK1R

This is my speedtest from a little town in Kansas with an awesome fiber network.

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Ntldr

plz delete triple posted. 

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Ntldr

plz delete triple posted.

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Crazybillybob

I still have dial up! takes too long to open the test page at 2400bps :)

 

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stoff96367

Had FTTH for over 6 years

down 31.24

up 18.20

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1029817836.png

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Slipdisc

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1029744377.png

Claimed is 20mb down and 5mb up. I get close but uploads are kind of sketchy. Downloads are always contant though.

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Trendecide

ummm... yeah... most the stinking servers on speedtest don't even reach my speed.  Bonded DOCSIS 3.0 FTW.  Love Charter.  Can't wait for 100 down coming in 2011.

http://www.speedtest.net/result/988337210.png

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Timmeh.the.tech

I get regular download speeds of 80 kbs...my area is terrible and I can't get much better then that. The only good things about my internet is that it's cheap and I have no download cap.

 

It doesn't stop me from downloading though!

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David.L

I am in the Yukon and here we only have one ISP short of satelite, Northwestel.   Here we have the second fastest cable package, it says 16 mb/s down and 0.75 mb/s up but realistically its aproxemetly 12 mb/s down and 0.5 mb/s up. Furthermore we have a "limit" of 60gb at $10/gb after that. We pay $83 a month! In their defense they cover 33% of Canada (by area) but only 0.0033% the population, serving nearly 100 comunities with half of them on satelite internet.  But by far the worst part of their internet is that there is only one fiber optic cable running down to central Canada, it runs right through the oil sands so anywere from once to 6 times a month the cable get cut and no credit or debit cards work for all of northern canada until they get the satelites online. Once they do the speed is 0.001 mb/s if that! All I can say is that im glad I dont live in Iqaluit were the top package is $120/month and its 1.5mb/s down and 0.4mb/s up with a 10gb "limit" at $25/gb after that!

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chart2006

I pay for 12Mb and get 4-5 on a good day.  During peak hours drops down to less than 1Mb.  When this happens TV goes with it.  ~$100/month for crap service for internet and TV.  Have had all equipment and cable replaced up to amp behind my house no change.  The tech has been out at least a dozen times but there is nothing else he can do on my end.

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Fecal Face

about 20 Down

about 0.4 Up

gotta love Canadian upload speeds

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R01010100

Road Runner Lightning from Brighthouse Networks in Florida's Space Coast.

40 Mb/s down and 5 Mb/s up. THE fastest service available in the area, by far.

AT&T is the only other option in the area, and their fastest U-Verse speed is something like 20 Mb/s down and ??? Mb/s up. You also have to have a contract with AT&T.

No contracts with brighthouse, no throttling, no download caps.

But it is $75/month, just for lightning internet service. Totally worth it though.

 

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HiGHRoLLeR038

Here on campus in Green Bay, we get 10 up and 10 down (only on nights and weekends).  yes i know, crazy upload!  but its true.  gaming really sucks though cause the NAT is restricted, its a huge problem for everyone here, everyone complains about it.  

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Talcum X

Got comcast.   20 down, 10 up.  can't complain.

Now if I can get some money to fix my rig so I can do more than surf.  games and even flash movies tax my system and cause BSOD.  This was caused by a faulty vid card.  The card was replaced but the overheating card borked my MoBo so it still has issues.  Still waiting for a job so I can fix this.

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nHeroGo

Yes! I beat China! Take that! A country that is mostly rural but with some really large industrial hubs. I do however get sadly beaten by the world standard. I am located 25 miles from Seattle that may very well have a seriously good connectivity standard. I'm a loser. But I am better than all of China - YES!

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burgesjl

Time Warner cable, Cleveland OH. Usually about 2-3Mb down and 0.49Mb up.

When I first got this, it was regularly 6-7Mb down, its always been 0.5Mb up. So that tells me the 'up' side is an in-built tech limitation, and the down side they are now capping. Incidentally, the FCC now class broadband as >3Mb, so technically they are no longer even supporting broadband. Worse, at peak times in evenings, the whole system slows to a crawl, often with long gaps and delays. So not only are they capping, at peak times, they don't have the bandwidth either, and its clear they are doing nothing to upgrade it. They advertise this as $50/mo. It's a complete ripoff.

I am seriously thinking of changing to AT&T U-verse. According to them, they have dedicated lines back to the head end, which has much higher capacity. I can get 7Mb from them or TWC, but I'm thinking that U-verse might be more stable. Having those slowdowns at peak times is just a catastrophe for the online games I play.

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pastorbob

I live in a town of 700 out in the middle of the cornfields of Illinois. The nearst population center of any size is over 40 miles away. We can't get cable or DSL, but our wireless (not wireless phone service) internet service is excellent. It is somewhat expensive at $49.95 at month for 2 mbps but the only other options are satellite (yuch) or dial-up (triple yuch) so our ISP has quite a monopoly.

Most of my computer work is MS Office, doing online research, email, and occasional downloads. I do use one application for research that is cloud connected and receives/sends frequent updates, some of them quite large. But I don't have any problems with the speed and notice no hindrance to my work when updates are being exchanged. Our ISP does not restrict or limit the amount of data we can download in any way so that is a plus given what other providers do.

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028874103.png - 50 miles

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028887930.png - 1600 miles

 

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MleB

With Rogers (Toronto) according to Speedtest and Rogers' own test site.

This is odd, because my Express Plan should top out at 10 Mbps and I'm getting ratings closer to their Extreme Plan.

That said, that may have something to do with a phonecall I had with their Customer Relations (read Retentions) Department last week, where I mused on the idea of scrapping my wired home Internet (used at home on my notebook) with them for an 'unlimited' Data Stick Plan with WIND at less than their wired or own data stick plans. At the time, they were suddenly able to 'discover' a discount I could have applied if I stay with them - from $46.99 + $3 modem charge + taxes to $37, all in. Could be the CSR quietly boosted the speed (to Extreme @ $59.99) as a further incentive?

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DogPatch1149

Consistently 6.75-7.0 up, 1.0-1.09 down according to Speakeasy, no matter what city I select.  Yes, I'm capped.

Have to use the Arris Touchstone cable modem because of the bundled phone/cable package; I'd probably go faster with my trusty old Surfboard SB5100.

 

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qhoa1385

AT&T DSL internet is shit

don't get it, you pay $40 for half the speed of comcast or others

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sweetjeebus

Depends on how you use it. I have a 3mb/512kb att dsl connection and I think it's great. I don't download huge files or videos often. It works perfect for streaming videos. If I ever need to download a game off steam I do it before I go to bed and it's done in the morning. I never lag in online games. In fact my latency is better than when I was on a 16mb Comcast connection before I moved(never miss my headshots now). And unlike Comcast that used to go out all the time, my DSL connection went out once in 2 years when they were servicing the phone lines. I was worried about it when I had to make the switch, but it has been nothing but a plus for what I use it for. And, it's only 30 bucks a month. Considering my only other option is satellite, I'm not too bummed.

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Blaze589

I'm using FiOS as well (NY). The download speed is accurate but the upload speed is a little off. I've never been able to measure my upload speed accurately with any online test. From torrenting and using a network meter gadget I found my max sustainable download is 3.85 MB/s (30 Mbps) and my max upload is 3.0 MB/s (24 Mbps).

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028502753.png
http://addgadget.com/network_meter/ -More accurate speed measurement: Free (Vista/Win7)

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EricX2

Using comcast in Eastern Washington State.

I tested twice, totally different results:

~ 50 miles http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028451730.png

< 50 miles http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028460048.png

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Baer

19 down and 2.8 up most days. Sometimes early evening I loose 20 to 40% of that.

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ThermoGel

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boldgamer

35Mbps up and down. I love Fios.

 

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028360801.png

 

For some reason I don't get full speeds all the time but this is the slowest I've seen.

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crazycheef

I got 4.08 Mb/s down , 1.02 Mb/s up. http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028346037.png

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Avery

100 Download and 5 upload on Shaw Cable Nitro for over a year now in Western Canada.

Neighbourhood being upgraded to 1000mbps (1TB) Fibre soon and everyone gets 6 months free to try it out :)

Both on DOCSIS 3.0

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NoCtrl

25.67 down

4.52 up

FIOS in MD

 

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028294602.png

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gothliciouz

3.0 mbits=downstream 700kb=upstream i pay 30.00/montly from centurylink is there any better isp?

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BF100

6.8 down

.49 up

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GreenTurtle

10 Down

1 Up

Rogers Cable

Not bad, its consistent. went from unlimited to a 60 GB cap though. That hurt. LOL !!!

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Sparx10

LOL, I had dial-up until just a few months ago.

 

5MB down and 1MB up is a HUGE upgrade!

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Dexter243

i get a crapy 5.9 mbps down and 0.68 mbps up

thank you AT&T

but i do live out in to country and it was only 3 years ago that i got dsl and had isdn 128k up and down for 8 years befor that

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scgamer_99

stop spamming n00b

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tweeve

I average about 10+ download and just over  1 meg upload. I pay for 8 meg down with Charter Cable internet. Though I horrible ping time in games in the evenings. My parents who live an hour away and have 3 meg DSL have better ping times than I do :(

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lhatten

According to Speed Matters I get 11.7 down, 2.8 up.  Using Speedtest.net, and the server at Palo Alto, I get 12.04 down, 3.2 up.  However if I use Speedtest.net and the default SF server, I get 2.76 down, 3.22 up, so you have to take this stuff with a boat load of salt.  Speakeasy Speed Test shows 11.89 down and 3.23 up, so most speed tests agree.

I think that a few folks swapped download and upload time.  Typically, download times are faster than upload times.

Looks like I forgot to add that I have Comcast in Santa Rosa, CA

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dzagbag

51.27Mbps down

2.91Mbps up

Madrid

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028216604.png

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dzagbag

 

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immersive

30 min south of ABQ in New mexico I pay for 40 for 1.5 down and only get about .88 - 1.3 through Qwest yet if I use there speed tester it spikes to 1.7 right at the end. I called comcast and Qwest and asked if there was anything faster. Comcast told me sorry can not help you and Qwest say they are working on it. It has been 2 years with no upgrade in speed. It sucks and only 8 min away my friend has 20 Mbps down!

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matthewrohaly

Bell Fibe (Fiber Optics) I get 12mbps down and 1 mbps up :D 

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kamikaji

35MB/s up

35MB/s down

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majorsuave

Down: 8Mbs
Up: 800Kbps

Provider: Videotron (I live in Quebec, Canada).

They also have slower and faster connection, from dial-up to 100Mbps. The only issue I have is the bandwidth cap.

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matthewrohaly

What's your bandwith cap w/ Videotron? Fibe on bell is 90GB for us. Kinda sucks than we get a low cap in Canada, but 90 is pretty good.

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franciscomedinav

I use CLEARWIRE 4G service: download speed test: 5.43 mpbps, upload: 0.92 mbps.  Not bad at all for a wimax connection.

 

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theriot72

20mb/s down and 1mb/s up, SoCal - Timewarner Cable

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tornato7

I ran speedtest at my school, got 250Mb/s. CRAZY!

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AMD4298

My speed from Poughkeepsie, NY to Clifton, NJ was 16.24 Mbps.

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NanoTech

Comcast Xfinity from downtown SLC, Utah. Tested speed 52Mbps down 12Mbps up. I'm paying for 60/15 but speed can be limited with 4 computers all using the same connection. I Plan to change ISP's to Utopia next month for 80/80 when they finish construction in my area. 

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scgamer_99

Here are mine 19.42 up 2.07 down, Charter, Carson City Nevada

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1028126133.png

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