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So does Cox.
No wonder why!! Please tell me there is an option to change this. I live in an area where the only internet connection available is Cox (minus dial up).
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No wonder why!! Please tell me there is an option to change this. I live in an area where the only internet connection available is Cox (minus dial up).
I feel your pain. There's really nothing you can do. I changed my DNS servers and it seemed to help a little, but nothing incredible. Don't bother calling Cox about it either. Once they're done reading the script they have in front of them, they'll offer to send a "technician" out to your house, which results in nothing being fixed. It's funny, right before I was going to click "Submit Reply", my internet, cable, and phone went out for over 2 hours. Gotta love hate Cox.
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Considering the little bandwidth used by games, I cannot see how you could mistakenly throttle a game. Rogers obviously knew they were throttling the game. What is funnier is that there was no point in doing it.
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Derp de herp-de-flerp!
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100Kb/s DL 25Kb/s UPL here. still Happy.
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I've had vidoe for almost a decade now. Never been throttled once


Yeah, im Canadian
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100Kb/s DL 25Kb/s UPL here. still Happy.
How many mbits?

I've got 15 down 7 up
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Virgin Media throttles P2P. So i guess this would include WoW updates.
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gotta love Verizon Fios smile.gif 31 down / 25 up
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post #50 of 64
Bell is not a better option, they throttle their connections as well. I'm on Teksavvy Cable, which is considered the best connection in the country right now. 15mbps up, 1mbps down, no cap, no throttling. For those stuck with incumbents (aka bell or rogers) just pay for a vpn service. it encrypts your traffic and they can't throttle you. $10 bucks is a small price to pay for that.
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