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Internet speed test results for Best Western Oasis, Joplin MO

I am on a business trip to upgrade servers at Weblogs.us. The servers are located in Tulsa OK, but for tonight I stopped in Joplin MO along the way. Priceline negotiator got me a room for $42 plus tax at the Best Western Oasis. 🙂 That price is nice but internet is a big part of my work so I always try to evaluate the network speeds where I stay. So far I’d give them a C+ but speedtest.net rates

Winona MO CenturyLink internet speed test results

For people comparing rural DSL to Exede, here are some DSL results from Winona MO: Test Date: Mar 6, 2013 12:41:29 pm Location: Winona, MO Server: Springfield, MO Download: 1207 kbps Upload: 410 kbps Ping: 39 ms External IP: Internal IP: Latitude: 36.99297 Longitude: -91.33641 Overall these results leave quite a bit to be desired, however, CenturyLink does not seem to impose a monthly bandwidth cap (so NetFlix works okay). Therefore, overall rating of 3/5 stars.

Daily Exede speedtest.net results

Here are some daily Exede internet speedtest results, I will continue periodically posting results to this same page. Please be aware that these are not necessarily ‘real world’ results… I generally find that real world raw downloads and uploads surpass these results. However, this at least gives you something to compare to other internet services! 🙂 Best regards, -JD March 17th 8:09AM CST, during another downpour of rain, Windows 7 with Chrome web browser: I was very impressed with this

Exede satellite internet VPN performance review

NOTE: if you are looking for general (non-vpn) performance info about Exede, here is my Exede review. 🙂 Exede VPN Performance If you are like me and sometimes need to use a VPN for work or privacy you may be interested in how VPN over Exede works. So here are a few results from testing a VPN connection over Exede. Summary: It is not the ideal VPN solution, but it is reliable and can get the job done in a pinch. Details: