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How fast is the LTT member's internet connection?

How fast is it?  

2,468 members have voted

  1. 1. To which continent are you from?

  2. 2. How is your internet connection delivered to your home?

    • DSL
    • Cable
    • Fiber to the (x) or FTT(x)
    • Mobile broadband (HSPA+, LTE, WiMax, EDGE, EV-DO, CDMA, etc)
    • Satellite Internet
    • Dial-up
    • Power line internet/broadband over powerline
    • Some other method (specify in the comments)
    • government subsidized municipal/town wifi
  3. 3. How much do you pay for your home internet (in US dollars)

  4. 4. How fast is your connection (download speed in megabits per second)?

  5. 5. Do you at least get ≥80% service reliability from your current ISP?

  6. 6. Is your current home internet limited by a data cap?

    • It's unlimited data baby!
    • Yup, my internet is unfortunately capped
  7. 7. Will you stay with your current ISP?

    • Yes at the moment until someone offers something better
    • Yes, I'm a loyal customer
    • Yes because I have no choice
    • No, I'm switching soon
    • No, I'm switching later (specify why in the comments)


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Okay so my situation is a bit complicated...

I live in a small village in France, and I'm far from the DSLAM situated in the middle of the village

My ADSL2+ / VDSL speed is in the neighborhood of 12/15 down and 1 up (the technician managed to get 19 one day, just by moving the TV and server boxes)

So I use my 4G (no band aggregation for my phone) and I get 90/30

But with band aggregation I get around 130/50, and even more with 3-band aggregation

Moreover, my ISP (Free) is linking our small village to fiber and I'll get 8Gbps soon

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I was thinking about asking you guys about a luxury problem.

 

I currently pay for a 100/100 connection (about $35 US) and can’t decide if I should upgrade to a 250/250 connection (extra $10 US) or 500\500 (extra $12 US).

 

Most of the time what I have is enough but there are occations more would be nice.


Any toughts?

 

(I can get at most 1000\1000 for a total of $63 US)

 

 

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I pay for 30 down/30 up, now I don’t know who to believe 

 

 

 

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On 3/25/2020 at 11:41 PM, RuffledFeathers said:

Thanks Concast. 

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Geez man Im just in the north suburbs of chicago and have comcast. Upload is crapping out a lot though.

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On 2/2/2020 at 1:19 AM, Tilaron said:

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Paying for 350/35, so not too bad. I'd happily lose half the download for twice the upload, but it's reliable enough that I don't mind, and not having any data caps is a blessing!

 

Having said that, the Hub 3.0 (I think it's Samsung tech underneath) is *actually* a steaming pile of shit with electricity running through it. :)

I'm British as well, have you not had the upgrade to 500Mb yet from Virgin? 1.1Gb is currently being rolled out, my 19y/o nephew's area near Birmingham is now apparently enabled for it but... long story, don't wanna bore anyone!

 

Anyways, this is what I've had for the last 4 years currently at £45/month.

FTTB - fibre to the apartment building, then Cat 5e ethernet cable to each apartment.

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Poland here, living in a small village next to the Czech border and for the last ~25 years I was stuck with a telephone line copper wire. At first it was ~1.5 USD per hour on a simple 28kbits modem, than ~2004 they provided unlimited 128kbits (don't remember the price, I wasn't paying the bills) upgraded to 256kbits, 512kbits, 1024... and finally around 2009 they maximized the speed of the hardware to it's limits at 20mbits down / 1mbit up that I had since.

 

Half a year ago, finally, freaking FINALLY, fiber connections started to appear here, four providers in a matter of months, so I took the cheapest one and am happily using it since february, 600/60 line for ~15 USD and it seems stable. Coulda get the 1GB for ~20 USD, but I figured, how will I use it?

 

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21 hours ago, SparkiTom said:

I'm British as well, have you not had the upgrade to 500Mb yet from Virgin? 1.1Gb is currently being rolled out

 

I think the last two upgrades we actually asked for, still got them for free, but before that it was automatic and we'd get a letter & email soon after. Fingers crossed they'll do that this time :D

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maybe it all is just tubes. (1G/1G) 79.99/mo, 9.99 Static IP fee, 9.99 tech fee (even with your own equipment, this is a Prepay for any service you may need to have done,  recently had them repull my 1500ft fiber drop from the hub to my house for free.)

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