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Old 04.01.2012, 16:32
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Re: Does cablecom throttle P2P aplications?

If you want to make comparisons, you guys gotta get your units right:

m = milli
M = Mega

Mb = megabit
MB = megabyte (1 byte contains 8 bits)

mb/s = millibits per second (never used in reality)

Mb/s = megabits per second, used for speed
MB/s = megabytes per second, used for volume

1.2MB/s = 9.6 Mb/s (based on 1 byte = 8 bits)
1.2mb/s = 0.0012 Mb/s
20MB/s = 160 Mb/s

> 1.2mb/s max on the 100 connection isnt very good, i wouldnt be happy with that.

Neither would I. 1.2 millibits per second = 0.0012 Mb/s, very slow.

> I was getting 1.2MBs on the Fibrepower 100

That equates to 9.6 megabits per second

> My mate thoroughly spanks the 20MB/s connection on some invitation only sites

20MB/s = 160 megabits per second. No provider offers that speed that I know of!!
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