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Grand Imperial, Silverton CO WiFi speeds

The Grand Imperial has traditionally been a lovely hotel in Silverton CO. The hotel’s antique charm and vintage rooms were the main draws: Now, however, their wifi speeds are also quite attractive: http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/5433605188 The connection has also been rock solid over the course of a two day stay. No disconnects and consistent speeds of 5Mb/s-6Mb/ This compares very favorably to a few years ago when most WiFi in Silverton was quite slow and spotty! It also beats AT&T 4G service in Silverton which currently maxes

Residence Inn Marriott, Springfield MO [business WiFi review]

I regularly stay in Springfield MO and Branson MO for business. I normally test the speeds at every hotel I stay in. Recently I stayed at the Marriott Residence Inn in Springfield MO and here are the results: ~2.0Mbps D/L* ~0.9Mbps U/L* *average of multiple tests throughout stay. Max D/L was 3Mbps, min was 1Mbps. Max U/L was always around 0.9Mbps. Overall, these are some of the worst speeds I have seen in southern Missouri. You can pay $8.95 a day for higher speeds,

Crossroads Inn and Suites, Salem MO WiFi review [EXCELLENT]

I regularly stay throughout Missouri for business. I normally test the speeds at every hotel I stay in. Recently I stayed at the Crossroads Inn and Suites in Salem MO. I have stayed there before, but they recently upgraded their internet so I wanted to run speed tests again. Here are the speedtest results: ~60.0Mbps D/L* ~12Mbps U/L* *average of multiple tests throughout stay.  These are some of the best speeds I have encountered. WiFi coverage was also excellent, both in my room and

Branson’s Nantucket Reviews

Here is a current summary of Branson’s Nantucket reviews on the web (as of Oct 2015) Facebook User Reviews of Branson’s Nantucket – 4.4 stars out of 5 stars. Google Reviews of Branson’s Nantucket – 4.3 stars out of 5 stars 4.3 stars, 8 reviews.   BBB Rating of Branson’s Nantucket: B- on a scale of of A+ to F Yelp User Reviews of Branson’s Nantucket – 3 stars out of 5 stars   Overall combined rating for Branson’s Nantucket, approximately: 4 stars out of 5 stars.

Motorcycle the Ozarks: Highway 19 and Beyond

At a birthday party this past weekend I heard about a cool new site that details motorcycle day trips in the Ozarks. The trips feature HWY 19 and HWY 106 near Eminence and Winona MO. You can find out more at motorcycleozarks.com: Motorcycle the Ozarks Self-guided Day Tours: Maps and Route Informationhttp://motorcycleozarks.com/Try these great motorcycle rides! Jesse James Getaway Route Distance: 115 Miles Time Frame: 3-4 hours Attractions: Current River, Logan Creek Valley (B Highway), Awesome A Highway and Sinking

4G internet access in Springfield MO

Recently I had a very pleasant surprise: Springfield MO has 4G cellular internet coverage! Specifically, Clear has some WiMax towers up covering quite a bit of Springfield as well as Ozark, Republic and possibly Nixa. If you have a compatible Sprint 4G phone then you may already be good to go. I will post speedtest results when I get the chance 🙂 More info: Unofficial Sprint 4G near Springfield, Missouri (Currently receiveing in Ozark) – Android Forumshttp://androidforums.com/4g-discussion/286281-unofficial-sprint-4g-near-springfield-missouri-currently-receiveing-ozark.htmlHello everybody. Just wanted to let those

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