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25th November 2004, 07:43 AM
Whats the difference between upload and downsteam, i think thats the two...

and why is there such a big difference between the two...



25th November 2004, 03:00 PM
Its called Upstream and Downstream, It just depends on your connection; Most people download a lot more than they do uploading so most non-commercial connections have a slower upload. (or thats what I think anyway.)

Or it could just be its easier to Download than upload, but that wouldnt explain commercial connections being able to go fast both ways..

25th November 2004, 04:17 PM
Upstream is what goes from your computer onto the internet (upload).

Downstream is what comes onto your computer from the internet (download).

Seeing as people generally download more than they upload it would make sense for upstream to be set at a lower limit than downstream if it is useful to do so.