Speedtest Results on Your Home Internet (SLOW)in NORTHERN MANITOBA (WHO HAS THE SLOWEST)

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Who has the SLOWEST internet in Manitoba
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Brien Leslie

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Here is my results from Speedtest.net http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/42... 1.54 mbps down and .19 mbps up speed "MTS Lightning PAckage" haha Beat That
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Brien Leslie

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How about some new Equipment for the Rural Customers MTS!!
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http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/4294006581

This is in Rural Manitoba. Apparently new developments get FiON, regardless of where they're located..... who knew?
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I'm not sure if he's on this forum, but on Twitter, James Lindsay has been bringing up this issue a lot. He's the Mayor of Lynn Lake, MB. Apparently some northern communities' internet backbone are served by microwave link, which is different technology than other less remote locations, which I think are fibre or possibly copper still?

I'm guessing it's just cost prohibitive to upgrade the backbone?
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Fiber runs right through my Town (Cranberry Portage) on the the way to Flin Flon
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Hi Brien, sorry to hear your experiencing difficulty. Have you noticed whether the speed you get depends on the time of day? Also, what area are you in? 
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Hi Jeremy , i contacted tech support for my internet, they said it it was because my community has limited speed where i live ( Except the Fiber internet Connection that runs to Flin Flon runs right through my town Cranberry Portage). But after reading all the communities they are upgrading in the south, it makes it hard to pay for the LIGHTNING package here when all MTS has to do is upgrade the equipment here to bring us up to the advertised speed or even close to the advertised speed. Every morning i get up to Sirius Radio Music and even with the buffer the audio streams drops once every 4 /5 minutes. Lucky to get through a song without it Buffering for 5 seconds.
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New Speedtest result 4/21/2015 1.08 PM http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/43...
1.44 Down .22 up 1 computer on the account. If this is LIGHTNING Package, i should hope for a LIGHTNING STORM so i can Stream Music
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NETSET Communications said they would consider putting a tower in if they had 30 customers, WAHOO better start spreading the news
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I have 0.68 Mbps Down and 0.31 Mbps up during peak hours on the lightning plan as well. I live 10 minutes from Winnipeg.
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Then you should post your speedtest results here ->
:)