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Regular Visitor
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Registered: ‎08-20-2008

How to increase the internet upload speed

Hi, I use the service from comcast (internet)
And I would like to know whether it is possible to increase the speed
of Internet connection(upload only).
Thanks, Ben k.
Email Expert
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Registered: ‎04-27-2004

Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

Comcast has several different speed tiers, each with a particular combination of download and upload speeds. You can't increase your upload speed unless you upgrade to a faster tier.
Regular Visitor
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Registered: ‎08-20-2008

Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

Can you give me a link where i can see speed and how much it cast?
Email Expert
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Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

Go to www.comcast.com and click on the Shop link.
Email Expert
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Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

Actually, I'm not sure how accurate that is. I just checked, and it offered the choices of 6Meg/384K and 8Meg/768K for $10 more. But I'm pretty sure I remember the upload speed of the 6Meg service being increased to 768K last winter.
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Registered: ‎08-20-2008

Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

Omg, i need about 1.5 - 2 mb/s upload speed :smileyhappy:
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Joe
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Registered: ‎06-30-2003

Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

Then you need the 8mbps service
they double upload so comcast.com has it wrong.
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EG
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Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

It is my undersranding that some tiers are being changed from 6/384 to 6/1, and from 8/768 to 8/2.
 
Also, many areas have now been upgraded from the 8/2 tier to the Blast 16/2 tier at no additional charge if one was originally paying for the 8/768 tier.
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Registered: ‎09-08-2008

Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

i dont know if this is the right place to post this or not ..
 
i just got  16 Mbps - BLAST!®  to have a better uploading speed .but its not working for me . my uploading speeds stays at 75 kb
 
so i dont know whats wrong .
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Joe
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Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

it a little better if you started your own but let see what we can do.
can you post modem brand and number.
post signals from modem click this link
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Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

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its motorola sb5101


by checking by speed on speakeasy.net this is what i get

Download Speed: 32831 kbps (4103.9 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 2744 kbps (343 KB/sec transfer rate)


but when i start uploading a file to any uploading sites  its  around 75 kb per sec 


downloading speed stay's around 190 to 250 kb



Message Edited by stjk on 09-09-2008 02:46 PM
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Joe
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Re: How to increase the internet upload speed



stjk wrote:
its motorola sb5101


by checking by speed on speakeasy.net this is what i get

Download Speed: 32831 kbps (4103.9 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 2744 kbps (343 KB/sec transfer rate)


but when i start uploading a file to any uploading sites  its  around 75 kb per sec 


downloading speed stay's around 190 to 250 kb



Message Edited by stjk on 09-09-2008 02:46 PM


it may depend on the site
a premium user may get the better transfer rate or they just reduce the rate to save a little bandwidth.
ask the site you go to if they have such a policy
how far away are they too.
 
i wish i knew of a better upload tester.
Visitor
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Registered: ‎11-11-2007

Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

No comcast did not make it wrong, They just like to mislead customers so they can sign up for whatever it is.
Contributor
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Registered: ‎09-08-2008

Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

even with premium account i m getting the same uploading speed..

ipv6 connectivity limited .. does that make any diff in speed ... bcz one of my friends got comcast as well and he told me it should not say limited ipv6 ..



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Joe
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Re: How to increase the internet upload speed



stjk wrote:
even with premium account i m getting the same uploading speed..

ipv6 connectivity limited .. does that make any diff in speed ... bcz one of my friends got comcast as well and he told me it should not say limited ipv6 ..






ok to clarify your a premium member of the uploading site.?
you should get as fast as that site can handle.
 
on ipv6 connectivity  i do not know
does that site even uses ipv6 .
what else do you got in your network,any router some have down and up limit setup
anything like torrent running on any computer.
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Re: How to increase the internet upload speed

Doesn't matter if the site uses IPv6, the internet doesn't route it.
 
Vista by default enables IPv6, unless you disable it, it will give you that message, but it is cosmetic only, has no impact.  Theoretically something could go wrong and it would try to do DNS lookups and the like via IPv6, timeout, then do IPv4, so to not have to worry about it, I always disable it.
 
Most likely the site your uploading to caps each session to conserve bandwidth.  Try some other places.  If the speedtest shows you hitting 2 megs then you're likely fine.  I'm assuming you're uploading at 75kB/sec (bytes) which is just over 1/2 meg.

Jo wrote:


stjk wrote:
even with premium account i m getting the same uploading speed..

ipv6 connectivity limited .. does that make any diff in speed ... bcz one of my friends got comcast as well and he told me it should not say limited ipv6 ..






ok to clarify your a premium member of the uploading site.?
you should get as fast as that site can handle.
 
on ipv6 connectivity  i do not know
does that site even uses ipv6 .
what else do you got in your network,any router some have down and up limit setup
anything like torrent running on any computer.