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Author Topic: Speedtest differences - what gives?  (Read 389 times)

Calach Pfeffer

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Speedtest differences - what gives?
« on: May 29, 2016, 04:27:54 PM »
For China Telecom, Ookla, the formerly trustworthy speedtest, is telling me wildly different things to China Telecom's own in-house speedtest. That is, Ookla is telling me what I expect (13M), while China Telecom's netreport is telling me 3-5M, which crappy speed seem corroborated by currently actually crappy net experience. Thing is, I used to have pretty good net experience, and in those days China Telecom's netreport used to tell me 13M too.

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There is little in history to support the proposition that China was indeed the centre of the Asian universe commanding deference among less civilised states around its periphery...

Calach Pfeffer

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Re: Speedtest differences - what gives?
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2016, 09:19:36 AM »
Ookla offers two servers in Shanghai, one of which appears to be the China Telecom Branch server. That one gives me the same shitty reading as the China Telecom test results. The other one, China Mobile Group, reports a number matching what my internet speed is actually supposed to be. The Shanghai China Telecom speed test used to be reliable for China Telecom. I guess now it's not.
There is little in history to support the proposition that China was indeed the centre of the Asian universe commanding deference among less civilised states around its periphery...