[RndTbl] Using Shaw 150 mbps down / 15 mbps up / 1 TB data plan on 100 mpbs ports and hardware

Kevin McGregor kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 04:13:34 CDT 2016

Nope. IP handles that perfectly well. If you have issues of any kind, it won't be due to that. 

FYI I have Internet 150 now. So far it's working great. 

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> On Aug 17, 2016, at 03:03, Hartmut W Sager <hwsager at marityme.net> wrote:
> I'm sure everyone here is well aware of Shaw's heavily promoted new Internet plan that gives 150 mbps down / 15 mbps up / 1 TB data per month.
> My big question is, are there any hiccups/hangups when this plan is used on 100 mpbs ports and hardware?  A couple of my computers have 100 mbps (not gigabit) ethernet ports, and so does a router or two here.
> Obviously my download speed will be limited to slightly under 100 mbps, but my big fear is that the requisite stop/start handshaking protocol (if I encounter a server that wants to send/stream at over 100 mbps) could hiccup and hangup things.  I don't even know at which layer/level such a protocol would operate.
> I've definitely had such hangups with stop/start handshaking protocols in the distant past, like with RS-232 serial.
> Hartmut W Sager - Tel +1-204-339-8331
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