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Date:      Sat, 14 Jul 2007 16:06:45 -0700
From:      "Jeff Mohler" <speedtoys.racing@gmail.com>
To:        fbsd2@a1poweruser.com
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@FreeBSD. ORG" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, Sten Daniel Soersdal <netslists@gmail.com>
Subject:   Re: 10Mbps versus 100Mbps Cable Modems
Message-ID:  <a969fbd10707141606v29f2bef6s2967c4f2a45a884@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <NBECLJEKGLBKHHFFANMBGEOJCEAA.fbsd2@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <773481.39823.qm@web58101.mail.re3.yahoo.com> <NBECLJEKGLBKHHFFANMBGEOJCEAA.fbsd2@a1poweruser.com>

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Yup..and it goes back to my original point.

If it saves $5/box times 100,000 units and they charge you the same for the
box rental/purchase, its a good business decision.



On 7/14/07, fbsd2 <fbsd2@a1poweruser.com> wrote:
>
> This is right off the cable internet service providers website.
>
> Plan Name    Plan Type      (Speed Max)   (Speed Min)
> Exceed 788   Residential       384 kbps       32 kbps
> Exceed 1350 Residential       512 kbps       64 kbps
> Exceed 2000 Comm w/o IP   768 kbps       128 kbps
> Exceed 3500 Comm w/o IP   1024 kbps     192 kbps
> Exceed 4000 Comm w/ IP     1024 kbps     192 kbps
>
> So 10Mbps = 10240kbps  and 1024kbps = 1Mbps
> Then a 10Mbps cable modem can feed their network faster
> than even the fastest service plan they offer.
>
> Do I have correct understanding now?
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org]On Behalf Of L Goodwin
> Sent: Saturday, July 14, 2007 4:54 PM
> To: Sten Daniel Soersdal; fbsd2@a1poweruser.com
> Cc: freebsd-questions@FreeBSD. ORG
> Subject: Re: 10Mbps versus 100Mbps Cable Modems
>
> They probably did it because the number of subscribers
> has increased to the point that they need to start
> limiting bandwidth to ensure that everyone gets their
> fair share. They probably allowed subscribers to
> exceed their allotted max bandwidth while the number
> of subscribers was sufficiently low that they did not
> have to worry about it. Now that they have a lot of
> subscribers, they have to worry about it.
>
> --- Sten Daniel Soersdal <netslists@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > fbsd2 wrote:
> > > Comclark cable in Angeles City Philippines has
> > changed
> > > from using 100Mbps Cable Modem to 10Mbps Cable
> > Modem.
> > > To me this seems to be all wrong as all I see is
> > slower response.
> > > Is there any technical or performance reason for
> > any cable internet
> > > provider to downgrade their network subscribers
> > cable modems
> > > from 100Mbps to 10Mbps?
> >
> > That reason could be compatibility.
> >
> > If you see slower response then perhaps something is
> > wrong.
> > Perhaps you should call their support and verify
> > that you do not have a
> > mismatched duplex setting?
> >
> > Mismatched duplex can come from misbehaving
> > autonegotiation or that one
> > end is set to full-duplex while the other end is set
> > to half-duplex, or,
> > one end is set to full-duplex and the other end is
> > set to auto-negotiate
> > (which results in falling back to half-duplex).
> >
> > --
> > Sten Daniel Soersdal
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