Why do I get exactly 1/8 the speed customer service says I get every time I call ?

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Every customer service and technical representative I talk to gets exactly 8 times the speed I get when I verify their results. Why does customer service and technical support not understand the difference between MBps and Mbps?  
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CJ

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Starring Matter

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Honestly, how many people really know the difference between megabit and megabyte?  Internet speed is typically described in megabit, so, just assume any time ANYONE  talks about their speed in megabyte, they really mean megabit.  Internet employees SHOULD  know better, but, call center employees (at any call center, anywhere, for any company) are rarely properly trained or motivated to learn the the details of their jobs beyond what their training tells them.
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Hello CJ, I’m sorry to hear your receiving these slow speeds. Please send your account and contact info to exedelistens@viasat.com and we will be happy to check and see what could possibly be the cause for the speeds you’re receiving and further assist. Thank you 

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