I really would like to have normal internet back. If nothing is being done, I believe we will be dropping Mediacom as soon as we can. To me, it looks like this issue isn't going to be fixed.
I really did hope that I would get to play some multiplayer games over my Christmas break, but I guess that got thrown out the window with us getting less than 1% of our advertised bandwidth.
I don't know if this stuff is relevant, but I downloaded the SpeedTest mini software. I did a few checks with it because I was curious. I installed it to another PC with Apache and PHP, and ran the SpeedTests with Firefox from my desktop PC.
On the WAN IP: http://imgur.com/KMah9
On the local IP: http://imgur.com/W30Hl
And the result from a regular SpeedTest:
Hopefully something can be gleaned from this.