As of this morning Optimum reports that my max internet speed is now 300 Mbps, which is 200 Mbps slower than yesterday. Yet I can discern absolutely zero difference!
Could it be that the touting of broadband speeds by ISPs is somehow a scam?
Obviously, one does not usually know how fast one's internet connection is, but when using a torrent downloader, one does. Although I have had even higher than 500 Mbps max speed allocations in the past, never once did I witness a torrent download streaming at 70 Mbps, or perhaps even 60 Mbps. Generally, I'm delighted if it hits anything over 20-25.
I'll use my torrent downloader on my home internet service tonight and see what the average speed is downloading...Typically I'll use a Hotspot on my phone for such type downloads...I guess it would or should be about the same since my phones are T-mobile and my home internet is also T-mobile...