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Topic # 196030 16-May-2016 19:40
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I often wonder how successful this venture has been.

 

I mean 5 x ad banners per page view and 8,542,734,000 speed tests performed?

 

Regardless of how much bull**** is involved with that number and the ridiculously low figure per ad banner, I would imagine s/he /they would be quite happy. 


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  Reply # 1553693 16-May-2016 19:44
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think the market rate right now is 15c/1000, but I can't recall what happens when there are 5 banners on the one page (i don't think it's linear revenue)





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  Reply # 1553910 17-May-2016 08:41
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They have ads?






 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1553911 17-May-2016 08:44
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I've had slow connections get crap pings because the ads were still loading. Stupid thing to do really.




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  Reply # 1553922 17-May-2016 09:15
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I do a lot of speedtests, and I hate adverts with a passion.

 

There are three major options:

 

OOKLA    

 

5 adverts - which can be blocked using Adblock Plus:

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with Adblock:

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OOKLA BETA

 

5 adverts - won't run with Adblock Plus  - does not require Flash

nPerf

 

No adverts, more detailed results than OOKLA





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  Reply # 1553956 17-May-2016 09:51
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I know my connection is 200/200Mbit - I don't need a Speedtest to qualify that all the time. If I want to find out then simply downloading a Linux ISO (like, actual Linux ISO via Torrent) will qualify that for me. Free, no ads, comes with a free OS at the end instead of random pointless data wrapped in a flash applet.





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  Reply # 1553970 17-May-2016 10:04
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michaelmurfy:

 

I know my connection is 200/200Mbit - I don't need a Speedtest to qualify that all the time. If I want to find out then simply downloading a Linux ISO (like, actual Linux ISO via Torrent) will qualify that for me. Free, no ads, comes with a free OS at the end instead of random pointless data wrapped in a flash applet.

 

 

I dream my connection is that fast. I would use Speedtest every day to prove it to myself if it was!!

 

 






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  Reply # 1553976 17-May-2016 10:11
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michaelmurfy:

 

I know my connection is 200/200Mbit - I don't need a Speedtest to qualify that all the time. ...

 

 

You are a very lucky person.  smile

 

Those of us on cable are not so fortunate. This is supposed to be a 100/10 Mbps HFC connection:

 

 

This graph represents my last 4 days of testing on OOKLA.

 

Testing was done via ethernet to modem at random intervals between 8am and 12 midnight.

 

 





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Here's mine, going over a 1.2Km Ubiquiti link using PowerBeam AC's even through some light foliage, i'd only have adsl2 otherwise not even vdsl is available here.

 


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