As with SLT ADSL, BitTorrent traffic on Mobitel's HSPA connection flows through unhindered. Read the Glasnost test report here. I tested this on a Zoom 890 HSPA package.
Dialog Wimax strangely seems to limit BitTorrent uploads on some ports. Test results through Glasnost available here. I ran this on Dialog's OfficeNet+ package. Earlier test with SLT ADSL posted here, which incidentally does not limit uploads or downloads.
Complementing other tools like EFF's Switzerland and AT-Tester from Lirneasia, Google and others have released beta versions of QoS tools available at M-Lab. News of the development of these tools first came out around mid-2008. As Information Policy notes, Is your Internet provider unreasonably interfering with your network traffic, and perhaps even running afoul … Continue reading Google and others release tool to detect Net filtering, blocking
Lirneasia's post on Net Neutrality by Chanuka Wattegama stimulated a lot of debate on the pros and cons of net neutrality from a Sri Lankan perspective. In Net Neutrality: Economics and implications for ICT4Peace and ODR I fleshed out some of the implications of Net Neutrality, and Chanuka's stance on it, for web and internet traffic related to … Continue reading Net neutrality and Internet QoS in Sri Lanka redux
A post on Lirneasia prompted some thought on the linkages between Net Neutrality and peacebuilding, especially the use of the web and Internet for conflict transformation. Lirneasia's post deals with Obama's and McCain's stance on the issue of Net Neutrality, with Chanuka making the point that while theoretically desirable, Net Neutrality has its own significant … Continue reading Net Neutrality: Economics and implications for ICT4Peace and ODR
Not the country, but the programme created by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. As the EFF website notes, Developed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Switzerland is an open source software tool for testing the integrity of data communications over networks, ISPs and firewalls. It will spot IP packets which are forged or modified between clients, inform … Continue reading Keep tabs on your ISP’s quality of service through Switzerland