AC Capehart/Speed Kills

Created Wed, 29 Dec 2010 14:19:03 +0000 Modified Thu, 14 Oct 2021 14:31:47 +0000
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After much humming and hawing, I signed up for broadband in Virginia with Comcast. I’m wary of them based on their filtering, and other subscribers talking about their dropping idle connections (sometimes, long-lived SSH connections are handy). But I wasn’t able to get much bandwidth from CenturyLink due to my location. So far, speedtest looks downright awesome. Here are the results from my new connection in Virginia.

VA Home Bandwidth

Here’s what I get at the inlaws office where I’m working now. The connection at their home isn’t much better.:

Office Bandwidth

So, we’ll see how much “neighbor contention” plays a factor in my available/usable bandwidth. But I’m sure looking forward to moving into the home in VA and sitting on the end of that fat pipe! 🙂