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Download speed throttled?

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Hi, just updating Fortnite via Xbox and just like the last update I started with 600Mbps up to about just below 1gig of download. Then slows to 40-80Mbps.  If I pause and wait a few secs and restart, download is then between 200-300Mbps. 

What is the cause of this? 


Fibre optic

Unfortunately, this has been a thing with Xbox downloads going all the way back to when the Xbox One released. Most likely happening at the delivery end rather than your receiving end.

SH2 modem mode | AC86U router | AC68U node


I agree, this is not a Virgin Media issue, the content server is limiting the bandwidth.

Very Insightful Person
Very Insightful Person

Agree, I have an XBox and it does the exact same thing.  I've never given it a second thought, as everything else works fine.

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