Broadband Speed Test

TheSailingChannel uses an Edge Server near you running on the Amazon Web Services Content Delivery Network. This minimizes the distance a file must travel between a server and your location making our Video Downloads much faster and more reliable. However, a slow Internet connection can still cause issues. Use these sites to test your actual [...]

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Cable Vs. DSL

By: Vangie Beal Posted: 06-03-2005 , Last Updated: 12-09-2010 on Wepopedia. Unless you live or work in a remote or very rural area, you probably have the option of giving up (if you haven’t already) that slow dial-up modem and investing in a broadband Internet connection. If high-speed Internet services are available, your choice is [...]

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Download Time Calculators

Click on the calculator below to get an idea of how long it will take to download your video based on file size and the speed of your Internet connection. To get a quick estimate, use 1GB as the file size. This is the average file size of our Video Downloads. The 10 Mbps Thin [...]

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Traceroute, also called tracepath or tracert, is a network tool used to determine the “path” packets take from one IP address to another. There are many “hops” between your computer and our server. The Internet attempts to find the most efficient pathway for your file download, but sometmes, a hop has a problem and can [...]

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