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How to measure Internet Connection Speed

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Please help me to find out byte transfer rate of an Internet Connection using Active server Pages.Any answer will be appreciated.
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Question by:DeepthiJoseph
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by:webwoman
ID: 6883424
You can't. It's not a static number, and you have no way to get it.
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by:bruno
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I'm pretty sure there is a way, because i know for streaming media, the server can automatically detect your connection speed and stream you the right file.


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mgfranz earned 20 total points
ID: 6883702
Maybe this will help;<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Test Results</TITLE>

<META NAME="Cache-CONTENT" CONTENT="no_cache">
<META HTTP-EQUIV="Cache-CONTENT" CONTENT="no_cache">
<META HTTP-EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="no_cache">
<META HTTP-EQUIV="Expires" CONTENT="0">
<HEAD>
<style>
BODY {
     font-family : Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
}
</style>
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time = new Date();
starttime = time.getTime();
// -->
</script>
<script>
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time          = new Date();
endtime       = time.getTime();
if (endtime == starttime)
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     }
else
     {downloadtime = (endtime - starttime)/1000;
     }
if (downloadtime == 0)
     {downloadtime = .1;
      nextsize     = 50;
     }
else if (downloadtime < .2)
     {nextsize     = 500;
     }
else
     {
      nextsize     = 50;
     }
kbytes_of_data = 50; // data file size
linespeed     = kbytes_of_data/downloadtime;
kbps          = (Math.round((linespeed*8)*10*1.02))/10;
kbytes_sec    = (Math.round((kbytes_of_data*10)/downloadtime))/10;
dltime_add10  = Math.round((kbytes_of_data*1.15)/kbytes_sec);
dltime_sub10  = Math.round((kbytes_of_data*0.85)/kbytes_sec);
// -->
</script>
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<BR><TABLE BORDER=0>
<TR ALIGN=center><TD COLSPAN=2><FONT SIZE=4><B>[ Your line speed ]<B></FONT></TD></TR>
<TR ALIGN=right>
<TD>Download start time: </TD><TD ALIGN=left><B><script><!--
document.write(starttime); //--></script></B></TD></TR>
<TR ALIGN=right>
<TD>Download end time:</TD><TD ALIGN=left><B><script><!--
document.write(endtime); //--></script></B></TD></TR>
<TR ALIGN=right>
<TD>Download time: </TD><TD ALIGN=left><B><script><!--
document.write(downloadtime); //--></script></B></TD></TR>
<TR ALIGN=right>
<TD>Download size in thousands of bytes: </TD><TD ALIGN=left><B><script><!--
document.write(kbytes_of_data); //--></script></B></TD></TR>
<TR ALIGN=right>
<TD>Throughput in Kilobits per Second: </TD><TD ALIGN=left><B><script><!--
document.write(kbps); //--></script></B></TD></TR>
<TR ALIGN=right>
<TD>Throughput in Kilobytes per Second: </TD><TD ALIGN=left><B><script><!--
document.write(kbytes_sec); //--></script></B></TD></TR>
</TABLE>
</CENTER>
</BODY>
</HTML>


There are a bunch of testing utilities available, I like this one too; http://www.verdeonline.com/speedtest.asp

Here is a list of all the good ones; http://economics.wustl.edu/computing/Bandwidth.htm
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