Mind the speed ISP

rrh

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Today's move to MTS went as follows:

Went shopping at 08h00, with line down. Returned at 11h00: all working, with speed tests showing the correct (50/50) speed. According to the emails received, the switch was completed shortly before 09h00.

I was concerned about the payment of my monthly subscription fee, this as a result of Evonet's (my previous ISP) being adamant that payment had to be effected prior to the month-end for the following month. So it was nice to find a more normal "payment is due by the 7th of the month".

I logged in to the customer portal, paid the amount due, and all is well.

For now, at least :)
 

rh1

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I see browsing internationally has been slow tonight, sub 1Mbps on a 50Mbps line
 

Bl1zz4rd

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Pretty slow today in general. Some web pages not loading at all. Started late yesterday, but appears to be even slower today. Anyone else having issues?

I'm Vuma trenched in CT Southern Suburbs.
 

dj2381

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Pretty slow today in general. Some web pages not loading at all. Started late yesterday, but appears to be even slower today. Anyone else having issues?

I'm Vuma trenched in CT Southern Suburbs.
Yup same issue, I'm in Northern Suburbs.
 

rrh

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Just ran a speed test: getting full rated 50/50 speed in Johannesburg.
 

binloud

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Pretty slow today in general. Some web pages not loading at all. Started late yesterday, but appears to be even slower today. Anyone else having issues?

I'm Vuma trenched in CT Southern Suburbs.
No pretty normal my side, CT Vuma trenched Southern Suburbs as well.
 

Bl1zz4rd

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No pretty normal my side, CT Vuma trenched Southern Suburbs as well.
Thanks. That's so weird. Lots of random sites are just refusing to load. Everything from Google sites to LinkedIn to Reddit. And insane packet loss in Apex Legends. I've already rebooted everything multiple times, so I have no idea, haha.
 

b1scu1t

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Been trying to live stream to YouTube and I'm having such a terrible experience trying to stream.
Can't stream in HD. I often get almost 70% dropped frames due to network conditions and this explains why.
And this is nothing new. It happens alot.
Doing a test just now a.rtmp.youtube.com is routing to an ingest server in California so doing a speedtest to CA showed why I can't stream in at 9000kbps :(:thumbsdown:

This is on a 300/300 line:eek:

Last night between 7-8 upload speeds in OBS sat at 0kbps for minutes at a time.

LA speedtest2.PNG
 
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