Broadband Speeds — Time Warner Cable

Broadband Speeds — Internet — Speakeasy Speed TestTime Warner Cable

Our Service: Extreme — Speeds up to 50 (Download) /5 (Upload) Mbps

 

Equipment

All tests conducted on a MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 running OS X El Capitan Version 10.11.1 on my home Wi-Fi network. (AirPort Extreme (0x14E4, 0xEF), 802.11 n

Firefox used except where noted.

 

Broadband tested speeds:

Tuesday

10.27.15 / 08:17 am — Download — 45.86 Mbps — Upload — 6.10 Mbps
10.27.15 / 08:24 am — Download — 46.87 Mbps — Upload — 6.01 Mbps
10.27.15 / 08:35 am — Download — 45.29 Mbps — Upload — 6.13 Mbps
——Packet Loss — 0%; Latency — 20 ms; Jitter — 5 ms

Friday

10.30.15 / 10:05 am — Download — 42.33 Mbps — Upload — 5.89 Mbps
10.30.15 / 10:07 am — Download — 48.32 Mbps — Upload — 6.07 Mbps
——Packet Loss — 0%; Latency — 19 ms; Jitter — 3 ms
10.30.15 / 02:18 pm — Download — 45.23 Mbps — Upload — 6.07 Mbps
——Packet Loss — 0%; Latency — 18 ms; Jitter 4 ms
10.30.15 / 07:47 pm — Download — 40.35 Mbps — Upload — 5.84 Mbps
——Packet Loss — 0%; Latency — 42 ms; Jitter — 4 ms

Saturday (Halloween)
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10.31.15 / 07:27 pm — Download — 18.97 Mbps — Upload — 6.02 Mbps
10.31.15 / 07:30 pm — Download — 47.67 Mbps — Upload — 5.94 Mbps
——Packet Loss — 0%: Latency — 17 ms; Jitter — 6 ms

Monday

11.2.15 / 04:33 pm — Download — 43.51 Mbps — Upload — 6.04 Mbps
——Packet Loss — 0%; Latency — 20 ms; Jitter — 6 ms

Tuesday

11.3.15 / 04:14 pm — Download — 48.76 Mbps — Upload — 6.06 Mbps
——Packet Loss — 0%; Latency — 20 ms; Jitter — 3 — ms

Friday

11.6.15 / 06:47 pm — Download — 6.67 MbpsUpload — 2.82 Mbps
——Packet Loss — ?; Latency — 63 ms; Jitter — 146 ms
11.6.15 / 06:52 pm — Download — 21.52 Mbps — Upload — 5.74 Mbps
——Packet Loss — 0.01%; Latency — 19 ms; Jitter — 24 ms
11.6.15 / 07:03 pm — Download — 6.91 Mbps — Upload — 6.06 Mbps
11.6.15 / 07:09 pm — Download — 4.6 Mbps — Upload — 6.07 Mbps (Google Chrome)
11.6.15 / 08:49 pm — Download — 14.98 Mbps — Upload — 6.07 Mbps (Google Chrome)

Saturday

11.7.15 / 09:57 pm — Download — 46.72 Mbps — Upload — 5.99 Mbps
11.7.15 / 10:00 pm — Download — 46.02 Mbps — Upload — 6.01 Mbps
11.7.15 / 10:02 pm — Download — 47.03 Mbps — Upload — 6.00 Mbps (Google Chrome)

Sunday

11.8.15 / 09:20 am — Download — 44.76 Mbps — Upload — 6.01 Mbps
11.8.15 / 09:25 am — Download — 40.55 Mbps — Upload — 6.11 Mbps

Monday

11.9.15 / 11:20 am — Download — 37.93 Mbps — Upload — 6.06 Mbps
11.9.15 / 11:23 am — Download — 50.92 Mbps — Upload — 6.03 Mbps
11.9.15 / 11:35 am — Download — 33.41 Mbps — Upload — 5.99 Mbps

 

Conclusions

This testing was done at random–that is, when I had the time, inclination and actually thought about doing it. I used the Speakeasy test because that is what the TWC tech had me use several months ago to diagnose a problem I had with too low speeds.

The test comes in both a short and a long version, which requires Java. My computer does not care for Java and I, therefore, use the short version most of the time. Google Chrome would not work at all with the long version of the test.

There are times when I would like greater broadband speed, but those higher speeds cost more. Until TWC or another provider comes out with a faster service that has a minimum speed a good deal faster than our current maximum speed I’ll keep what we have. I have no desire to go with a “faster” and more expensive service which may, at times, deliver speeds slower my current service, yet cost a good deal more.

 

About Joe AuBuchon

I am a retired teacher. Forty years teaching in junior high: History, Wood Shop, Metal Shop, Drafting, English, Computers and Photo-Journalism. My favorite hobbies are photography and reading.
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