We got activated today on a new ISP (Eclipse Internet) and my router tells me there is an 8MB download stream and a 484kb upload stream. Isn’t that a wonderful thought? And all it’s costing me this month is £0, as the first month is a free, part of the trial. Now that is customer service with a smile. Then from next month and thereafter it will only be £18.99. And for those who care, for that £18.99 per month you get 30GB download during peak time, and unlimited download during off peak time, so that is one fine deal.

So to test the speed I downloaded an 800MB file and managed to get a 618KB/sec at one stage, before it averaged out at around 500KB/sec. See it took 6 minutes to download almost 100MB.

highest speed so far.

After 33 minutes you can see it’s averaging at about 500KB/sec and 460MB have already been downloaded.

Averaging 550KB/s is not bad at all.

After 42 minutes I was surprised to see it shoot up to 646KB/sec, it’s highest download speed so far.

2nd highest speed

As if 646 KB/sec wasn’t fast enough, after the 54th minute the highest download speed was recorded at 679KB/sec.

Highest KB/sec so far.

And to conclude it took less than an hour to download 820MB’s.

all finished in under an hour.

So overall, I am very pleased with that performance.

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Mike

Mike is an android man, researcher of all things good and bad, likes all wheeled sports, loves gadgets, enjoys all music, into home automation, likes samsung, voted brexit, enjoys talk radio, has a brompton bike, is a hard worker, a passionate self-educator, crazy about drones, a gambler, blogger for over 15 years, enjoys gardening, microsoft over apple, investor in stocks and cryptocurrency, a homeowner, a futurist, married for life, has family all over the world, a cat man do, loves beer, travel & life.

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