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Why is my internet so slow?

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What is an ideal, not great, not bad internet Up, Down, and PING?
See what kind of internet providers you can get where you're moving to. Just google search your new zip code/city with "internet service" and see what comes up. If you're in the States, the common ones are Time Warner, Charter, and AT&T.

This is what I get through Time Warner for about $40 a month:

 

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Here is my Internet speed: http://www.speedtest.net/result/2714817529.png

A lot better than last night when I checked it.
Honestly, that upload speed is absolutely terrible. You are going to have a hard timbe streaming even 480p content. That translates to about 110KB/s, a decent 480p video bitrate is in the 300KB/s range, even 360p would be a stretch for your upload speed. Unfortunately you won't be able to do any video streaming without making the quality basically unwatchable.

If you're in the States, the common ones are Time Warner, Charter, and AT&T.
Don't forget Comcast and Verizon.:)
 
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that my test with the basic time warner package.

 
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Also having an older router with a weak processor can slow things down becuase it can't keep up with the networking commands/demands.