Am I being throttled? Paying for 70 getting 50, all day every day!
Originally took the "free" speed boost over a year ago and it worked quite well, frequently getting speed test results in the region of 75, being as it should have been 70 was quite pleased! Recently the prices has gone up and the speed gone back down to 50. I test in the morning, lunch time, evenings, late night and even at 4am and its constantly at 50 meg, no matter whether its via Wi-Fi or Ethernet (whole house is cat6 gigabit wired) I checked on the router and the speedtest.net window is using 99.8% of all bandwidth usage so its not something in the background. It does this with various cables and on various devices so I'm pretty confident I've ruled out 99% of potential issues at my end, but the fact that its always 50 meg seems to me like something is limiting it to that speed. The fact we used to get it and then it suddenly stopped makes me think it may be software limiting it for unknown reasons.
Re: Am I being throttled? Paying for 70 getting 50, all day every day!
Did you negotiate a new deal / discounts or change your package in anyway?
What is the upload speed showing? Is it back down to 3Mbs?
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