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Is Earthlink a Good ISP?

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$39.95/month for 1.5Mbps service

$44.95/month for 3.0Mbps service

That's what's stated on the earthink website, as for how good they are, wait for .s1 to see this topic, he'll let you know, he's an earthink tech.

-REH

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Well .s1's upload average for the past 30 days is

Upload 30 Day Stats (Overall Average = 329 Kbps :: 40 KB/sec)

But, he seems to be on a different plan that listed in my previous post, He is getting over 5Mb download.

-REH

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$40.00

Earthink is 5000/386 or  8000/512  depending on how much you wanna pay.

my scores are are usualy around here

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 5353 Kbps about 5.4 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 653 kB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Test Time:: Tue Mar 29 2005 17:39:47 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 96X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.57 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 33.49 % faster than the average for host (mindspring.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-L2PYH5S30

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 359 Kbps about 0.4 Mbps (tested with 386 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 44 kB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Test Time:: Tue Mar 29 2005 17:41:48 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 6X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 23.27 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 37.02 % faster than the average for host (mindspring.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-IB09OA7ZJ

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I pay $41.95 a month for this:

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 4884 Kbps about 4.9 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Download Speed is:: 596 kB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Test Time:: Tue Mar 29 17:39:23 CST 2005

Bottom Line:: 87X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.72 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 21.8 % faster than the average for host (mindspring.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-ZIVTHQ1OM

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 351 Kbps about 0.4 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 43 kB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Test Time:: Tue Mar 29 17:41:17 CST 2005

Bottom Line:: 6X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 23.81 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 33.97 % faster than the average for host (mindspring.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-R5NMYTFZ4

I've only been with Earthlink since Feb.'04 but I've had zero problems in that time. Well, except for a bad cable from the wall to my modem but I suspect my wife's furniture rearrangement had a big part in that.

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:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 5745 Kbps about 5.7 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 701 kB/s

Tested From:: http://www.testmy.net/

Test Time:: Tue Mar 29 2005 22:15:40 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

Bottom Line:: 103X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.46 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 43.48 % faster than the average for host (mindspring.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-3FA0ZKP4Y

Running nicely tonight :)

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thx for the input and am just wondering y they only offer 512 i meen how can they compete with Comcast abd optimum or even rcn

they gotta up the speed even more

Yea, sadly The whole time warner division, who a few months ago was on top...is now falling way behind. If something else is avaliable in my area im switching.. if not then Elink it is, but flawless service for the most part for the past few years.

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