"Does not intentionally throttle UNTIL...". While I'm aware Bandwidth is finite, there is MORE than enough to go around without the need for bottlenecking. Regardless. Your analogy is understood, I'm well aware of how bandwidth works but if you have a Highway capable of supporting 100,000 cars at 55mph and you purposefully block off 90,000 of that THAT is bottlenecking. The presence of TOKENS says that "We have more bandwidth, you just have to pay more than you're already paying to access it." If you honestly agree with FAP and Data-caps it's kinda sad. It's nothing but a money-grab, especially when the service doesn't even work. https://testmy.net/compID/61573185426 While I'm aware some of these dips in speed are caused by bad weather days, this has been happening since it was installed. I also did some browsing in other threads and see that the Gateway is the connection, that's my bad for incorrectly mentioning something. However, it seems like this would be a pretty straightforward with so many people having this problem of intermittent connection and bad speeds. The other thread had the same issues, and after replacing ALL equipment, all tests are fine, Engineers and Lead Engineers working on it with no solution this tells me there's nothing wrong at all. I would say I'd rather have any internet than none at all, but this is ludicrous that new customers who pay a RIDICULOUS amount of money for what is offered can't even get the service they pay for. The other thread I was referencing was extremely patient and polite for what looked like the last 5 months with still not a single solution to be found.
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So as of the last two weeks, since the plan reset we have had absolute abysmal speeds. I am on the 50gb monthly plan, which quite frankly isn't enough and it has been proven to be false that ISP's "run out of bandwidth". Stupid money grab in my opinion, coupled with routing issues make this service almost pointless. I wasn't sure what was happening to begin with, as I have had satellite internet before and had similar issues when dealing with the weather. However, it has been clear and my satellite connection floats between 103-106. I have contacted Support multiple times, only to be told to wait 3 more days, wait 3 more days. It's ridiculous that we are paying for such an expensive service that offers us NOTHING. While I pray for the day ISP's quit purposefully bottlenecking speeds, this is what I'm forced to deal with. After flushing the DNS through CMD and rebooting the router, both internally and externally, my IP Address location changes between Dallas and Missouri (and some others I forget). While I'm unsure of where or how Hughes Net handles server locations, it's glaringly clear I should not be connecting to a server in Missouri when I live in Alabama. After multiple resets the connection is fine and normal speeds return until the IP address is renewed. To my understanding, with the tools I have available I am being routed across the US for my connection and Customer Support has been zero help in this matter with continuously escalating my issue to higher level maintainance with no resolution or call-back. Is this solvable on my end by changing router settings or is this a backend issue I have to have fixed through tech-support?
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