Why it takes so long for me to upload… anything

June 9, 2009

So, following the latest Planet Ubuntu meme, here’s my speedtest.net results:

Pretty pitiful, eh? At least it’s right around the advertised speed. (1.5 mbit down, 0.25 up) It seems that my parents didn’t like the idea of being raped by the local cable company for internet, so they found the secret, non-advertised basic internet package which is probably the only affordable one. Unfortunately, our cable company is about the only company that offers internet out here, since we’re too far away to get service from Verizon. Oh well.