> In a message dated 97-04-28 12:10:56 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (L. B.
> Cebik) writes:
> > Download speeds on the Web are fastest between 4 and 8 AM Eastern time and
> > slowest in the evening. However, even by 9 AM, when the east coast
> > arrives at work, finishes its paper and coffee, reads its FAXs and e-mail,
> > and finally gets to work, the system slows down by at least a factor of 2,
> > and by noon that factor may grow to 10. At least, this has been true at
> > this location (TN).
> My luck with access and data rates with AOL are directly linked to East
> Coast activities, meal times, etc.
> 73, Steve K7LXC
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That's precisely why I shifted to a direct internet service provider. I
no longer notice a slowdown nor long wait for service. I think AOL, P*,
CS etc all signed up people in excess of their server capacity.
In most areas you will find several ISP with direct internet connection
and faster response.
73 John K1ER
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