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Standard User lt567
(committed) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:07:53
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Plusnet Slow Speeds tonight


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Hi folks,

I have 76Mb fibre which has always ran full speed since joining, until tonight. I'm currently trying to download a game from Steam, which is coming down around 500KB/Sec, I paused that tried downloading the new Nvidia driver and also get the same speed from that. I also notice browsing speed slows down when I download, so it seems to be only capable of handling 500 or less kilobytes a second. I have restarted both my router and VDSL model but nothing. Anyone got any similar issues?

Jack
Standard User barker04
(regular) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:15:48
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Re: Plusnet Slow Speeds tonight


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Looking at their graphs looks like they are running at capacity?

Perhaps due to the IOS 7 upgrades?

http://www.plus.net/support/service/network_performa...
Standard User kasg
(fountain of knowledge) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:19:59
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Apparently running at full speed here

http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/2978400910

Kevin

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Edited by kasg (Thu 19-Sep-13 21:22:39)


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Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:21:51
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Re: Plusnet Slow Speeds tonight


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As Barker says, in a way. Downloads have probably all been dropped from Gold to Silver. See the various links in his thread.

Browsing, VOIP, Gaming and live streaming will be targeted for capacity allocation while thousands download over 0.75MB of IOS 7.

My broadband basic info/help site - www.robertos.me.uk | Domains,website and mail hosting - Tsohost.
Connection - Plusnet UnLim Fibre (FTTC). Sync ~ 51.8/16.8Mbps @ 600m. - BQM

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Edited by RobertoS (Thu 19-Sep-13 21:22:37)

Standard User lt567
(committed) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:22:21
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Re: Plusnet Slow Speeds tonight


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Yes could be folks, Speedtest.net shown full speeds but other downloads not smile.

Edited by lt567 (Thu 19-Sep-13 21:32:09)

Standard User barker04
(regular) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:33:27
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Would love to see something similar for other providers!

Not sure why but get the feeling that perhaps Sky/TalkTalk and BT might not be as badly affected.
Standard User adslmax
(knowledge is power) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:44:42
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Still full speed here. No issues here. http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/2978442304

plusnetADSL2+16 Meg
Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:47:04
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TalkTalk I'd be fairly sure would be the worst of the lot, as traditionally they have the lowest "budgetted" capacity per user.

Sky basically only push their 40Mbps FTTC service. For a long time 80Mbps wasn't even on their website, and you still can't order it online. There is more than one way to skin a cat smile. Their 76Mbps FTTC is about £30pm. Over a year, that's a lot to pay to cater for Apple releases tongue.

BT, I haven't checked their forums, nor either of the other two. Have you yet? You can't compare three companies by only asking about the one you are interested in.

My broadband basic info/help site - www.robertos.me.uk | Domains,website and mail hosting - Tsohost.
Connection - Plusnet UnLim Fibre (FTTC). Sync ~ 51.8/16.8Mbps @ 600m. - BQM

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Standard User lt567
(committed) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:47:15
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Certainly strange I presume it is just because of the busy network I hope, Speedtest.net shown this:

http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/2978445542

Steam is super slow though and look at these test results to the major content networks:

http://i43.tinypic.com/33wtmk0.png
Standard User barker04
(regular) Thu 19-Sep-13 21:50:07
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The TalkTalk network is actually quite well catered for i believe, AAISP use it for example - cant see them using a network that is congested!

Agree about Sky though I think they and TalkTalk (who are actually more expensive for fibre than plusnet) are aware how much extra capacity you actually need.
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