[Tig] TV dramas graded darker than similar movies?
janet at shootersinc.com
Wed Jan 22 00:54:23 GMT 2014
Just tested my speed: 28.45 Mbps download
3.83 Mbps upload.
> On Jan 21, 2014, at 6:19 PM, "Riza Pacalioglu" <riza at silver.co.uk> wrote:
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> "I'm curious about their methodology, which they don't seem to divulge"
> Copied from the top of the home page: "Based on millions of recent test results from Speedtest.net<http://www.speedtest.net/>, this index compares and ranks consumer download speeds around the globe. The value is the rolling mean throughput in Mbps over the past 30 days where the mean distance between the client and the server is less than 300 miles."
> As you can see these are not ISP 'rates' but real measurements. Whatever your ISP is doing to throttle you, that will be included in the measured figure.
> When the lists say 20Mbps 'average' it's not statistically possible that the vast majority in US is at 3Mbps.
> I also find it hard to accept that only the 'geeks' test their line. Speedtest.net<http://Speedtest.net> is a consumer orientated site that earns their existence from advertising.
> Riza Pacalioglu
> Salisbury, UK
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