Wow. It is just like someone flipped a switch. I just entered the evening slowdown period and my speed has gone from good to a horrible (1.7 MBps) in a matter of minutes. This is why I suspect that it is not a bandwidth congestion issue, It makes no sense to go from good service to unuseable sevice in just mere minutes unless there is a technical issue. If it was bandwidth congestion there would be a ramp-up and a ramp down curve. Last night I had recorded a test speed of about 0.08 MBps which is a flat loss of useable service. I am betting that if I check in a few minutes ot will be below 1 MBps. What in the world is going on to cause our speed to be throttled back every night for hours? Would a Moderator/Technician care to reply or have you been told to keep quiet about the problem and just continue to offer empty promises to look into the matter? I discovered I am on Beam 46 if that helps anyone.
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Just another user here Tom. I have the same issue every night around 6:30PM - 7:00PM lasting the rest of the evening. I am almost dead in the water for speed every evening. Dial-up speed is faster. How do you know which beam you are on? I am in Eastern Nebraska. I find it hard to believe it is all about net congestion. However, things did get a lot worse once the school year started. I assume that there are no kids on-line during the day time but once dinner and homework is done they all pile on. That would makes some sense but it seems strange that I would go from decent download speeds to near zero just becuase a lot of kids were allowed to surf the internet in the evening. I have called twice about this problem and so far they just tell me they will look into it. I suspect they know the problem and are just giving us the delay tactic routine. What say you Hughes.net and Hughes net community? Has anyone had this commonly reported problem fixed or is it a matter of letting people grumble intil they give up and go away? I do notice that they have not been quick to respond to your post.
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