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Slow Downloads!!

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Slow Downloads!!

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So -- What gives Comcast????   Typical downloads from Microsoft at dozens of MB per second!

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Re: Slow Downloads!!

Your speed test looks o/k. Which speed tier are you actually subscribed to ?

 

Is that the only server / site that is slow or is it a more general issue ?

 

Perhaps that particular server(s) is / are congested / busy, or perhaps there is a routing issue to it ?



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Re: Slow Downloads!!

It’s Microsoft.   My comcast speed locally is fine.  I have no alternate location for downloads.  I typically get 10Mbps downloads from MS.  I hope this just not a very poor peering arrangement with MS, or the signs of the loss of Net Newtrality going into effect.

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Re: Slow Downloads!!

You could run a traceroute to the server to possibly locate the bottleneck. I don't believe that Comcast peers directly with MS. There are typically third party backbone / transit providers involved in the routing.



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