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  1. I don't believe there are any problems except there is a good bit of jitter on the connection when tested. Tech came out Monday to adjust the radio after tornado and said they do have some stronger radios they can switch out. This is just a bad reception area. Thanks for explaining the speed/bandwidth question
  2. I use Bluebird Wireless internet service. In my area they only guarantee 512 kbps download and upload. My radio is mounted on a 60-foot tower and is hardwired into the office to a switch. When I first subscribed to their service I was running anywhere from 512 to 1000 kbps and occasionally up to 1500. After a few months it went down noticably. Now I am running 300-700 kbps. I am really wondering if they decreased the bandwidth to our area. EVERY evening around 6 pm the internet gets very sluggish and it is always slow on the weekends. (probably due to more people being on the inter
  3. Many thanks for such a thorough answer. The main problem is that transcription companies have transitioned to such huge software platforms it can even bog down an internet speed of 4 Mbps. Satellite and wireless usually cannot handle these big programs and the software will bog down and will not run. That's why I always try to hire on with a smaller company whose software is more compatible with slower internet speeds. My wireless cannot handle VPN either. I was on EZnet wireless owned by a local guy who really didnt have the means to keep the latest and best equipment. He just recently
  4. I am a medical transcriptionist and many job offers require "high speed internet only." So how fast would this be? I only have wireless in my area by Blueb ird Broadband Service and I run anywhere from 1600 kbps to 512 kbps. This would not really be considered "high speed" would it?
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