Right, I have bt infinity and a purported download speed of around 35Mbps. This is grand, but it seems that when I do want to download heavily, If im downloading multiple files or even a single file through FTP or similar (not Torrents, before anyone mentions them) then the download speed never seems to reach above ~4.5mb/s. I am the only user in the house, with no other devices using the internet at the time. Is there something wrong?
3.5MB/s (MegaBytes per second) and 35Mbps (MegaBits per second) are more than less the same - if you are seeing 4.0MB/s or more then thats pretty good!!
A single Byte is the same as 8 bits meaning that 1MB is equal to 8Mb.
You are confusing megabits/sec and megabytes/sec, as above - ~37megabit throughput = ~4.4mb/s
Ya, was only referring to the OP Aarong, your advice is of course sound.
As he is stating a 35mbit estimate it seems he is getting roughly 40mbit sync which isn't bad in such case the increased freq band of infinity 2 probably won't help due to signal deterioration on the longer/noisy line. Obviously impossible to tell for sure though without a unlocked modem or the profile gives a rougher idea!