[talk] Measuring Internet Speed

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Sun Mar 25 20:34:55 EDT 2018

On 03/25/2018 09:33 AM, Ivan "Rambius" Ivanov wrote:
> Hello,
> Spectrum / TWC are constantly offering me internet service speed
> upgrades for my home. How can I measure their internet speed and
> compare the old and new services?
> Regards
> Ivan

Typical speedtest sites can give misleading results. If you're willing
to take the time, you can lease VPS in various DCs with gigabit
connectivity. And use bbcp to transfer ~1GB files from /dev/urandom.

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