Current Internet speed being provided by Globe Tattoo / Innove / Broadband DSL here at Bangkal, Makati City, Philippines.
Actual usage experience: Downloading a 17MB file attachment was only at 15KB/s average. Two months ago, it was 230KB/s minimum.
Advertised speed: 1.5Mbps. Their own engineers said that ISPs must not go below ⅔s of the advertised speed.
Oh, this has been going on since June 1st, one week and counting. The sad thing is, there are no other alternative ISPs around.
I highly suspect this has to do with Globe Telecoms upgrading Innove/Broadband DSL accounts to "Globe Tattoo". We did not upgrade to it because rumours has it that Tattoo is too damn slow. And here we are, it is too slow – the rumours are true.
So… as usual, just like a few years ago with them, all we can do is wait… wait… *wind blows* and wait… *swooosh* still waiting…