[brlug-general] DSL rate caps?
eac at motion-labs.com
Sat Mar 8 09:58:00 CST 2008
I have the high speed AT&T DSL service (6Mbs down - .5Mbs up) at home and while I've been quite happy with it for web and browsing, I've run into an interesting problem.
Running the standard speedtest reports shows that I have the claimed data rates, however if I start an outbound FTP transfer then the FTP rate never goes higher than 50kbs AND my incomming rate FTP rate will not go higher than 18kbs. Web perfomance is also very slow while the FTP transfer is running.
Does anyone know if ATT are rate capping? Is anyone seeing this type of problem with COX?
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