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Never ending bad speeds.

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Never ending bad speeds.

Been this way since the whole Covid-19 thing but even before then I was only getting 90mbps on the Extreme plan.  Pretty rediculous for the most basic Cable TV options and a lan line for $160.00 monthly honestly, it's like every 6 months to a year your system is designed to milk us for more money and degrades to a worse service. Mind you this IS with a download throttled @ 20mbps But still, were paying for 300mbps...

 

Internet so fast I can barely load a speed test.

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Re: Never ending bad speeds.

O/k, what does this speed test show ?



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Re: Never ending bad speeds.

It's showing that I'm only getting 2.8 mbps of upload, I thought that was perfectly obvious.

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Re: Never ending bad speeds.

That's the download speed, but sorry. I failed to include this link....

 

https://speedtest.xfinity.com/

 

What are you getting on their in house test ?

 

 



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Re: Never ending bad speeds.

I dont see their in house test being relevant as it favors their own wallets, 9/10 speed tests I run show between 35mbps - 45mbps with their test showing 90-92 mbps all the time which I know is false reporting since I can do basic math with only a couple downloads.

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Re: Never ending bad speeds.

I find Xfinity's tests are rather accurate. Anoying as can be from a port perspective, but accurate. It is actually a good way for me to figure out the penalty for certain security measures I have or am considering putting in place.

 

You need to consider that once it leaves their network your traffic can run into anything. If you have decent speed between you and Xfinity, providing gateways between you and your final endpoint are not blocking it, run traceroute to see if any of the hops along the way are causing problems.

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Re: Never ending bad speeds.


@shane902 wrote:

I dont see their in house test being relevant as it favors their own wallets, 9/10 speed tests I run show between 35mbps - 45mbps with their test showing 90-92 mbps all the time which I know is false reporting since I can do basic math with only a couple downloads.


Suit yorself...

 

The reason that their *in house" speed tests show faster speed is because their speed testing servers lie on *their* network's edge, therefore they are not subject to any third party's potential backbone deficiencies / routing deficiencies / distance related latency issues etc;

https://www.dslreports.com/forum/r31251250-

 



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