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Offline shalimar

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« on: January 06, 2010, 07:52:52 PM »
hi,
  i checked my speed using  newbielink:http://www.ip-details.com/ [nonactive] it shows my speed is around 2.3Mbps, but 5Mbps is what i actually signed for, why is speed very less

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Re: speed
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2010, 10:49:40 PM »
First check your contract and ask your ISP. 5 Mbit/s is the nominal speed which is not guaranteed. For example in Hungary for a long time ISP's did not specify the minimum guaranteed bandwidth. A year ago they were legally forced to do so. Now in most cases they guarantee 50%. This is for the network part they are controlling. Speed to a certain host maybe much less or even zero.

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