[SATLUG] Road Runner Speed Increase
jeremymann at gmail.com
Wed Jun 28 12:49:58 CDT 2006
Does the speed increase apply for business class users?
On 6/28/06, Mitch Thompson <mitchthompson at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> Just got my RoadRunner bill, along with the insert stating that we got a
> speed increase from 5 Mbps to 7 Mbps. So, after following the
> instructions and rebooting my cable modem, I am supposedly at that
> speed. Has anyone here noticed a speed increase?
> Since all web traffic here runs through a proxy (Dans Guardian), it's
> kinda hard to evaluate any speed increase, because of the delays while
> the proxy fetches the pages. I'm currently downloading the Kubuntu 6.0
> iso, and it is running at around 365 KB/sec, which doesn't seem much
> faster than before. I wonder, with the increase in broadband, have ftp
> sites and file repositories been forced to throttle their outbound
> traffic to avoid bandwidth hogging?
> Just some random musings as I sit here, sipping my expresso, dreading
> having to go back to laying tile in the bathroom.
> "An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may
> have to back up his acts with his life." -- Robert Heinlein
> Mitch Thompson, San Antonio, Texas//WB5UZG
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