Wanted: Asia bandwidth test files

Sadiq Saif sadiq at asininetech.com
Mon Aug 6 21:46:51 UTC 2012

Linode hosts one to test their Tokyo location -

Source - http://www.linode.com/speedtest/

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 1:59 PM, Micah Anderson <micah at riseup.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm sitting on what is advertised as a 100mbit/sec connection in
> Cambodia. I have been trying to verify that, because I do not believe it
> is valid.
> I did iperf tests from a number of network locations, and at one point I
> did get 71mbit/sec (most of the results were around 20-25mbit/sec or
> less). But I dont think 30 second iperf tests are particularly revealing
> when the bandwith rate might change drastically over the day. I
> considered doing a 3 day iperf test, but somehow this seems not how the
> tool was designed.
> Someone suggested I find test files from various Asian locations to
> download via wget. I found a bunch of 100mb test files for various
> providers in N. America and Europe on webhostingtalk, which were
> interesting, but I never got more than around 5mbit/sec with them.
> Does anyone have any machines in Japan, S. Korea, or other asian
> locations with good bandwidth. where they can host a 100mbit file so I
> can attempt to download it to test this?
> Other suggestions for reliable tests would also be welcome! Please, dont
> suggest some flash garbage :)
> thanks!
> micah
> --

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