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Old 10-30-2004, 01:35 PM
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Default Network Speeds

Here is network speed for each lines.

cellphone to 38.4 kbps 10 kbps "handy" in Europe
V.34 56 kbps 30 kbps modem
ISDN 64 kbps/ch 50 kbps/ch ISDN
cable, DSL ~1.5 Mbps 500 kbps "broadband"
Bluetooth to 1 Mbps ~30 feet
T1 1.5 Mbps 24 channels
E1 2 Mbps "Euro T1" 32 channels
2 GHz UMTS "3G" 2 Mbps ~60 kbps "gouge-o-matic"
Ricochet 128 kbps ~60 kbps 900 MHz
D2B 5.6 Mbps car fiber, 1992+
5.9 GHz DSRC 6 Mbps/ch 3.4/ch 2.7/ch inter-vehicle, ~600 ft/hop
ethernet 10 Mbps
2.4 GHz 802.11b 11 Mbps 7.1 5.9 Wi-Fi, wireless ethernet
2.4 GHz 802.11g 11 Mbps 16.9 11.8 in development
10-66 GHz 802.16 70 Mbps 7 over 12 mi WiMAX wireless broadb.
MOST 25 Mbps car fiber, 2002+
T3 45 Mbps past net backbone
OC-1 52 Mbps slowest fiber, not used
5.9 GHz 802.11a <54 Mbps 30.9 24.4 Driveby InfoFueling
fast ethernet 100 Mbps
OC-3 155 Mbps 150 120
OC-12 622 Mbps 600 470 present net backbone
record over 6800 mi 923 Mbps 923 Stanford-Amsterdam
gigabit ethernet 1 Gbps Tel######n, Yipes
HDTV 1.2 Gbps uncompressed video
MOST x 50 1.25 Gbps automobile glass fiber
OC-48 2.5 Gbps 2.4 1.9 telco backbone
OC-192 10 Gbps 9.6 7.5 popular, e.g. Qwest
fast gigabit ethernet 10 Gbps
OC-48 with WDM 40 Gbps wave division multiplexed
OC-768 40 Gbps "NExt step"
OC-3072 160 Gbps "Duh, that's pretty fast"
OC-768 w DWDM 6.4 Tbps e.g. Enkido
DWDM 10 Tbps in development
glass fiber 75 Tbps fiber capacity

kbps: Kilo bits per second 1,000 bps
Mbps: Mega bits per second 1,000,000 bps
Gbps: Giga bits per second 1,000,000,000 bps
Tbps: Tera bits per second 1,000,000,000,000 bps
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Old 06-08-2009, 10:57 AM
kanaga kanaga is offline
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It's nice.I found the site for checking my broadband speed.
uploading speed -361kbps
downloading speed-891kbps.
It's useful for me.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:12 PM
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Old 11-29-2010, 06:20 AM
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Default Telecom and Network Speeds

Newbies see network speed terms (e.g. T1, DS0, OC-192) all over the place and we always get confused over what they all mean.

This link will guide you through all the terms related to networking and provides all the network speeds.

Refer the link:

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