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Topic # 111688 11-Nov-2012 22:42 Send private message

I am trying to do tests on different modem versions on my android on telecom ...

been using speedtest but i've since realised each click results in something lik 6-7mb usage!! i don't have unlimited data over 3G so ...

are there any other options that say use only hundreds of kilobytes?

how much data does the geekzone page transfer?




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  Reply # 715623 12-Nov-2012 05:59 Send private message

For best results each test should be just over 10MB file




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  Reply # 715624 12-Nov-2012 06:00 Send private message

Due to the way RNC state changes between rel99<->HSPA handovers occur the bigger the file the better.



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  Reply # 715631 12-Nov-2012 06:38 Send private message

Ok then... Wait till end of month and hope I have enough data ... Solved




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  Reply # 715647 12-Nov-2012 08:22 Send private message

Using speedtest.net would also be about the least accurate way in the world of measuring modem performance. You can easily run 10 tests in a row and get wildly varying speeds on all networks.

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  Reply # 715648 12-Nov-2012 08:22 Send private message

FTP 10MB file is best






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  Reply # 715732 12-Nov-2012 11:37 Send private message

hmm ... all my tests out the window ...




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