I was having a chat with Tegan the other day about a bit of a sore point – our future internet connection. Just before we moved into our new place, the glorious address checker on the NBN told us that, yes indeed, we would be getting “fibre to the premises”. Beauty. But now that we’ve moved in, our suburb has been “upgraded” to the not-quite-so-fast technology of fibre to the curb (FTTC).
Hmph. Fortunately, our copper connection is quite good already, so hopefully we’ll be able to get close to 90mbps on the highest speed plan. But for today’s Big Question, it got me wondering: how fast is your internet?
For this week’s Big Question we’ll do it in two polls. The first will be connection by type, with a second for connection by speed. I’m curious to know how good most people’s internet actually is. Is it capable of streaming? Do you have enough download and upload to work remotely? How much can your internet cope with multiple devices?
First up, what type of internet you have. Note this is for your main connection only.
Second up: how fast is that internet? I’ll allow multiple answers here: pick one for your download, one for your upload speed.
As an addendum for the comments, is anyone looking at an internet upgrade any time soon – or waiting a fabled upgrade to the NBN?