[Chugalug] EPB announcement

Nick Smith nick at nicksmith.us
Tue Sep 17 18:43:50 UTC 2013


Thats what its telling me.


On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 2:38 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Wait...you have a higher up than down?
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Nick Smith <nick at nicksmith.us> wrote:
>
>> EPB speed test site - 100Mbps down/up
>> Speedtest.net - 9.44Mbps down 40.09 up
>>
>> Its nice to say ive got 100megs or a Gig at the house, but when i cant
>> prove it via speed tests it kinda sucks.
>> Thats a huge difference with the closest hop on speedtest.net
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> As long as EPB is routing their home fiber into a fiber backbone, the
>>> speed should stay decent. Its when it hits copper that the ping will build
>>> up.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 2:17 PM, Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hmmm....
>>>>
>>>> Since I can feel little to no difference between 15/30/50/100 mbps as
>>>> long as the ping is low on each of them, I see no real benefit.
>>>>
>>>> When everyone else in the WORLD has low ping/fiber then we'll be
>>>> talking... Now I am the fastest truck in a slow convoy... and a convoy
>>>> moves at the speed of the slowest truck.
>>>>
>>>> Meh.
>>>>
>>>> Phil Sieg
>>>> President
>>>> SeniorTech LLC / snapfōn®
>>>> www.snapfon.com
>>>> phil.sieg at seniortechllc.com
>>>>
>>>> Phone: 423.535.9968
>>>> Fax: 423.265.9820
>>>> Mobile: 423.331.0725
>>>>
>>>> "The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with.
>>>> It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds."
>>>>
>>>> Steve Jobs, 1955-2011
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sep 17, 2013, at 1:53 PM, Aaron welch <n2nightfall at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Just got off the phone with the paper as they always ask my opinion
>>>> when EPB makes announcements.  My take is that this is a really good
>>>> marketing plan, but it has no real substance as EPB has consistently stated
>>>> that "Gig Service" is only cheap if you don't use it.  I also stated that
>>>> it is frustrating when businesses that can provide a real world use case
>>>> for the network do not get a chance without paying extremely high service
>>>> rates on the chance that we will consistently use the bandwidth.  Just my 2
>>>> cents.  Not an EPB hater, just want to see real innovation with what they
>>>> have built.
>>>>
>>>> -AW
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 11:58 AM, Phil Shapiro <pshapiro at his.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>   This screencast shows a visual representation of gigabit speed --
>>>>> with a file
>>>>> transfer of 4.5 GB (the same as a DVD worth of data).
>>>>>
>>>>>   Takes less than two minutes.
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_dtKZLkXKo
>>>>>
>>>>>              phil
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>> *From: *"Rod" <rod-lists at epbfi.com>
>>>>> *To: *"Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group" <
>>>>> chugalug at chugalug.org>
>>>>> *Sent: *Tuesday, September 17, 2013 11:30:54 AM
>>>>> *Subject: *Re: [Chugalug] EPB announcement
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Can we burn Iron Man an verizon fios in effgy?
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:04:59 -0400, Carey A <basic2point0 at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://timesfreepress.com/news/2013/sep/17/epb-cuts-rates-gig-service/
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com>wrote:
>>>>>
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>>>>>> On 9/17/2013 10:44 AM, David White wrote:
>>>>>> > That's correct.
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > WRCB just published this story a few seconds ago:
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/23453283/epb-cuts-prices-raise-speeds-for-customers
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> you go here:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://shop3.timesfreepress.com/chattanooga/view/epb-fiber-optics/stream-the-live-announcement-9-17-13/18221427
>>>>>>
>>>>>> and click the "View Website" you can view the entire stream on EPB's
>>>>>> website without it being interrupted by the rotation.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> dtb
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