Why is my download speed so slow Tags: Download Cable Networking Last response: June 7, 2012 11:37 PM in Networking Share gab10101 June 7, 2012 5:37:31 AM I am with bigpond (australia) and am paying for a 30mps cable plan with 500gb per month. For some reason when I download something I am getting around .5 to 1.5 mps More about : download speed slow PhilFrisbie June 7, 2012 8:00:59 PM Are you sure you are looking at the mega bits (b) per second, and not mega bytes (B) per second? 1.5 MBps would be about 12Mbps, which is a great download speed considering that may times you are limited by the server on the other end. m 0 l chrissymoe June 7, 2012 9:56:51 PM have you opend your port's for downloading try a program like pf config this could help with download speed greatly m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer PhilFrisbie June 7, 2012 11:37:24 PM chrissymoe said:have you opend your port's for downloading try a program like pf config this could help with download speed greatly Just to clarify chrissymoe's comment: If you are using torrent software, then forwarding the proper ports to your PC will greatly increase the download speed. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhy is my internet speed so slow compared to other devices on my network? Forum Why is transfer speed between computers in LAN so slow? Forum any idea why windows 8 internet speed become so slow? Forum SolvedWhy my HDD speed is slow Forum Why is my down/up speed slow on one computer and not the other? Forum Why slow wireless download speed on one laptop but fast on the other wireless la Forum Why is my internet connection detecting such a slow speed? Forum Why is brothers internet speed very slow and mine really fast? Forum Why slow wireless download speed on one laptop but fast on the other wireless la Forum Why'd my internet speed only slow down on one computer? Forum Why is my download speed so slow all of a sudden Forum Speed issue between 2 internals Hard Drive, why so slow? Forum Why is my transfer speed so slow? Forum SolvedWhy are my write speeds so slow with my new SSD? Forum why is my download speed so slow if i have DSL? Forum why slow file speed? Forum SolvedWhy so slow usb3.0 speeds Forum Why my browsing speeds are slow but download is normal? Forum Why have i slow download speeds on one computer but not on other Forum Slow write speeds with Intel 520 series SSD, why? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !