Ever since starting service almost a month ago, I've been very unhappy with the upstream performance. I haven't really tested for speed - the speed itself seems to be fine, but regardless of whether I use Skype, Discord, a Discord group chat set to an ultra low bitrate (~16kbps), Facebook call, etc. people are saying I cut out a lot during voice chat. I frequently have to repeat what I say so they get the full thing. I hear them just fine, no choppiness, not broken up. Seems like the upstream must be experiencing severe loss of some sort. I can't figure it out, but it's very annoying. I briefly noticed it affecting games as well, as in Minecraft I would frequently walk somewhere only to be snapped back to my original position over and over - again, a symptom of severe loss from my upstream. (I know satellite isn't really for gaming and I haven't tried since, but HughesNet does advertise as being okay for Minecraft. With this choppy upstream though, that's simply not possible.) I should note that I have a very good signal: 114 at the moment, never falls below 100 except during a storm.
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