[nSLUG] Nova Scotia internet services

Gerard MacNeil aa030 at chebucto.ns.ca
Thu Aug 23 21:57:27 ADT 2007


On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 07:02 -0400, Crawford, Andrew (IT) wrote:

> With Aliant's "ultra" DSL I was lucky to get 160kB/sec

I get 600K+ from any site that can feed it (eg. deb archives).  Upstream
seems to max out at 62k.  I think this reads out as 5 Mg down, 512K up.

> 
> With Eastlink 10 I regularly exceed 1.2MB/sec on well-seeded torrents.
> 
> Really, there is no competition

It's been observed that it may depend upon the neighborhood you move
into due to line sharing by Eastlink. 

Gerard





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