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Topic # 138652 12-Jan-2014 13:00 Send private message

This may reveal some interesting things.

http://broadband.mpi-sws.org/transparency/bttest.php

I tested on a 30/10 UFB connection. (Not VF)

Is your upload traffic rate limited?

There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your uploads.

Is your download traffic rate limited?

Your ISP appears to rate limit your downloads. 

However, some of the measurements were affected by noise, which limits Glasnost ability to detect rate limiting. Details:

* Your ISP appears to rate limit your BitTorrent downloads. In our tests, downloads using control flows achieved up to 30901 Kbps while downloads using BitTorrent achieved up to 8647 Kbps.

* There is no indication that your ISP rate limits downloads on port 6881 or 44324. In our tests, downloads on port 6881 achieved up to 30594 Kbps while downloads on port 44324 achieved up to 30901 Kbps.




  


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  Reply # 965433 12-Jan-2014 13:21 Send private message

The issue with this sort of test is international jitter may significantly impact speeds. I know that Telecom doesn't throttle or shape any traffic but not sure that can be said of all upstream providers.




I work for Telecom, but as always my views are my own.

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  Reply # 965435 12-Jan-2014 13:22 One person supports this post Send private message

Glasnost is nothing new (link to 2009, when it was released), but since it requires Java it's something I won't be running on any of my PCs.






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  Reply # 965592 12-Jan-2014 18:07 Send private message

freitasm: Glasnost is nothing new (link to 2009, when it was released), but since it requires Java it's something I won't be running on any of my PCs.


Yes, The good old Java drive by. My test crested the full 30Mbp/s that it can attain.





  


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  Reply # 965600 12-Jan-2014 18:30 Send private message

Fyx (Maxnet):

Is your upload traffic rate limited?

There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your uploads.

Is your download traffic rate limited?

There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your downloads.

This matches my own experience of having torrents meeting my line speed.

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  Reply # 965616 12-Jan-2014 18:35 Send private message

Can't believe i just ran java in my browser. :shudder:

Snap gives the expected results on a VDSL connection:

Is your upload traffic rate limited?

There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your uploads.

Is your download traffic rate limited?

There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your downloads.


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  Reply # 965632 12-Jan-2014 19:01 Send private message

On the Orcon Unlimited plan :-)

Is your upload traffic rate limited?
- There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your uploads.

Is your download traffic rate limited?
- There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your downloads.


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  Reply # 965656 12-Jan-2014 19:30 Send private message

Sounddude: On the Orcon Unlimited plan :-)

Is your upload traffic rate limited?
- There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your uploads.

Is your download traffic rate limited?
- There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your downloads.



That's proof this tool doesn't work right there :)




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  Reply # 965667 12-Jan-2014 19:46 3 people support this post Send private message

michaelmurfy:

That's proof this tool doesn't work right there :)


i think you meant to say "Thats proof Orcon does what it says it does :-) "



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  Reply # 965822 13-Jan-2014 01:25 Send private message

I just run java on a per-instance allow/deny option so firefox asks me each time an applet wants to run.

Anywhoo, yippeeee

Results for your host (103-005-110-129.ruralkiwi.com - 103.5.110.129):
Is your upload traffic rate limited?
There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your uploads.
Is your download traffic rate limited?
There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your downloads.




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  Reply # 966069 13-Jan-2014 12:03 Send private message

raytaylor: I just run java on a per-instance allow/deny option so firefox asks me each time an applet wants to run.

Anywhoo, yippeeee

Results for your host (103-005-110-129.ruralkiwi.com - 103.5.110.129):
Is your upload traffic rate limited?
There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your uploads.
Is your download traffic rate limited?
There is no indication that your ISP rate limits your downloads.


Lucky you. 




  


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