[Nottingham] NTL Cache Performance Suggestions

Robert Davies nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Feb 28 08:37:02 2003

On Friday 28 February 2003 07:58, you wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Robert Davies wrote:
> >On Thursday 27 February 2003 18:38, you wrote:

> >Hmmmm yep, this afternoon I managed some 30KB/s uploads.  Now inspite of
> >sending quite a lot of stuff up and down today, I've only actually
> >transferred 92.5MB down and 87.6MB up, and it seemed I was transferrng a
> > lot of files and archives.
> How about streamed audio and video? Those being two of the things that
> NTL pushes the service with. Listening to a good quality internet
> radio feed will eat quite a bit of bandwidth.

I did that and only managed to get a pathetic 92.5MB download.  Fact is most 
audio stream is going to work reasonably well on only twice telephone band 
rate eg) mp3 with VBR averaging 96Kb/s sounds quite good :)