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London Grid for Learning (LGfL) Thread, anyone else got 100MB line and after more? in Regional Broadband Consortiums (RBC); anyone else got 100MB line and after more?...
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    anyone else got 100MB line and after more?

    anyone else got 100MB line and after more?

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    100 MB! I can only dream....

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    its great in half term, I have hit 500KB download speeds.
    but during term time it dosent seem that fast. im sure lots of our bandwidth is wasted on youtube but youtube is a "learning tool" so cannot be blocked.
    We also have 2 VC units we are looking to set up.
    sorry whats RBC?

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    We've got 2mbit, we could only dream of a connection like that. Which Utopian city are you in, or have you got a time travel package on your internet line as well and are posting this from the future?

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    500KB/s isn't a 100MBit line.

    Did you mean 10?

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    We have 100Mb Leased line... Costs us a fortune tho about £18,000+

    SpeedTest uploaded...

    Means that i get impatient when i go home on my 8Mb line. lol

    Mike

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    2 x 1GB OC lines

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    Quote Originally Posted by linkazoid View Post
    We have 100Mb Leased line... Costs us a fortune tho about £18,000+

    SpeedTest uploaded...

    Means that i get impatient when i go home on my 8Mb line. lol

    Mike
    I'd kill for that.

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    were in south east london, costs us about 18k too.
    just did the speed test and got 42788 down and 73150 up
    maybe i meant 5000 I cant remember now.

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    Were in East London, Must be a good synetrix line.....

    And we still get people moaning that the internet is slow.... No pleasing some people.

    Mike

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    just rerun the test after most staff have gone home (inset day today) and got 80000

    I have had lots of people complaning it is to slow, a few times I have had to point out that its running slow because 25 out of your 30 students are on youtube and not doing anywork.

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    Hi,
    at our school we get 6mb/s download in iexplore!

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    We have a 100mb/s RBC line. The highest ive ever seen us get is 4MB/s download so around 32mb/s in real life. Not too bad i suppose but when you consider Virgin are about to role out 50mb/s to your home around here, and we have 350 concurrent users, 32mb/s isnt really much tbh.
    Last edited by j17sparky; 26th November 2008 at 07:08 PM.

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    We have 10 mbit here and in no hurry to go to 100 mbit. We probably wouldn't get anywhere near it with our ISP anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by linkazoid View Post
    We have 100Mb Leased line... Costs us a fortune tho about £18,000+
    We paid just under that for our 10Mb this year, next year the 10Mb is going to be 30k+

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