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just ask 'em. If you're on an ADSL line you want fastpath, should be a simple job for CS
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Seriously guys I have looked at other threads about decreasing ping and they have all said the same thing about getting a better package is the only way to get a better ping but believe me the talk talk people on the forum stated that they changed his ping profile which more than halved his ping.

What are the possible ways to decrease ping through your ISP? I really really want a 20ms or less ping to get a better connection for gaming.
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46 ping is pretty good damn good I dont see the problem your having I mean if your gaming on the 360 you dont need every port open like you said earlier seeing as it only runs on 3074 and other default ports such as 88. Also if your gaming on the 360 the issues you could be having are host related also depending on where the host lives, for instance you playing on american host while living in the uk of course your connection will suck.
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Don't get me wrong I normally get a 3/4 bar in games of COD but the people I play with are quite competitive and having a lesser connection somewhat hinders my playing. I will ask my ISP to put me on a fastpath(I think that's what he was on).
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if you have cable internet get a signal booster may help a bit. But congestion on your node, time of day, and area you live in all effect your ping.

Upgrading internet package will prob improve ping since speeds are faster and the config file modem uses to control your speeds and download limit will change depending on package you get.
     
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Exactly what I was thinking lol.

Your "ping profile" do you mean your connection speed? If you want your ISP to make your ping any lower, you need to have them upgrade your connection speed. If you're on DSL you're most likely on a 3mbps connection.
The number in ping replies you see are milliseconds, and thats how long it takes for data to get from it's source to destination. 46 milliseconds is pretty good for a dsl connection.

I have never heard of an ISP or anyone having a "ping profile" with an ISP before.

Getting a super fast connection can help you with connections when gaming, but you also need to take into account what the host's connection is like, when data leaves your ISP the speed can vary from there because of how fast his ISP's connection to that host is.
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How can we say the ping is good? For all we know the server is just down the street or across the pond.
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Exactly what I was thinking lol.
Ditto.

In all fairness to the OP, there is a lot to networking and there is a lot of ambiguity surrounding some of the term and what they mean.. We're not making fun of you.

You have a good connection quality. < 50ms is acceptable and just fine! There is nothing you can do, whatsoever about the quality or traffic being processed through ISP routers or how they implement route redistribution, or the amount of traffic that is being processed at any one router in the logical path between you and your destination. As long as the network is running as intended and there is no service interruption or faulty lines or equipment you're going to be barking up an endless tree. In the Service providers eyes the network is "up" and what's causing any average round trip times (ping) is just traffic on the network and nothing you or they can do about it.
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