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ecoalex2
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Beam 55 One Month Later

It's been one month now of erratic download speeds, how are the engineers coming with the anticipated fix?

Here's my experience today, it took quite a few minutes at 8:40 Pm Pst to be able to post this.

How's my fellow Beam 55 subscribers doing?

 

My experience is I have full speeds in the mornings (7Am) , then it degrades to very poor by 8 Pm or so. Some times a modem reboot helps , sometimes not, at best I get 3Mbs, a slight improvement.

 

I'm curious to know if Alan (El Dorado Sat.) has run sny speed tests later in the evening?

 

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Same here in the eastern Sierras. Sub 1k. **bleep**?? What is going on Hughesnet??

 

 Since Dec 20th I have not seen even 1Mbs speed . I did reboot the modem, no help, it used to.
https://testmy.net/quickstats/ecoalex

After a short spell of better speeds after the news of an opening up of the allocation for Beam 55  as my data shows, Beam 55 took a sorry plunge to under 1Mbs.

The advertising keeps saying blazing speed.

We are locked up in a contract for poor service. It will soon be 3 months since the troubles.

 

I have to say I would not suggest Gen5 to anyone-sad.