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Initial Page Load times

I am happy with the service.  The speed is fine.  But time to do an initial page load is annoying.  I am looking for ideas.  Do I install an ad blocker?  Do I change DNS?  I can switch to something like DNS filter to stop ads if needed.  I just need to get things where they load more quickly if possible.  I also have an Exede account and do not notice this issue on it.

Assistant Professor

Load times are noticeably slower on satellite Internet due to the latency. Would help to know how slow you're referring to.


Ad blocker does help and personally I use the public Google DNS servers which seem to work better than the HughesNet ones. Pages with a lot of graphics, video and third party feeds will load slower.


If you run this test it will show the delay between your site and the gateway serving you:!/home/connectivity

It does not account for delay once accessing sites through the Internet.


EDIT: Also have you tried other browsers to see if any different?

Distinguished Professor IV



Like BirdDog, I use Google's public DNS servers.  I also use uBlock Origin as an ad blocker.  The latter helps, not only with page load times, but more importantly, at least to me, with saving data.  


I use Chrome as a browser.  



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