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Is speed being throttled when there are 10% or less remaining?

andreatx
Freshman

Is speed being throttled when there are 10% or less remaining?

It certainly seems so. My plan renews on the 2nd, right now I have 3% left. Ever since I reached the 10% and my meter turned yellow, things have been ridiculously slow. As in loads simply timing out, me staring at white boxes where images should be (that never load or only load much, much later).

I get that data speeds are throttled AFTER the regular data is used up, but why is this happening before I run out?

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MarkJFine
Professor

Re: Is speed being throttled when there are 10% or less remaining?

No


* Disclaimer: I am a HughesNet customer and not a HughesNet employee. All of my comments are my own and do not necessarily represent HughesNet in any way.
GabeU
Distinguished Professor IV

Re: Is speed being throttled when there are 10% or less remaining?

@andreatx

 

Why it's slower at this point could be due to a lot of things, but the fact that it coincided with dropping below 10% remaining data is a coincidence.  Your speed is not deliberately throttled at any other time than when in FAP, and that only happens when you are out of data.   


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andreatx
Freshman

Re: Is speed being throttled when there are 10% or less remaining?

Ok, thanks.

I'll see what happens tomorrow, when my plan renews.