comcast is the devil
bmidgley at xmission.com
Wed Aug 20 09:24:42 MDT 2008
Another throttling data point... through comcast I was getting 40kbps
trying to download a big disk image (3GB) from msdn.microsoft.com. It
would have taken days to transfer. It finally just timed out.
I sent an email to comcast and they told me I should reset my modem.
Funny thing, the download rate is now 1Mbps and I never did reset my
modem. I suspect most of their data users just give up when a legit file
won't download... then comcast has succeeded in not delivering on their
In the email I compared their download rate to my neighbor's "slow" dsl.
That slow dsl was ten times as fast as their service...
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