Speeds after 5 pm have always been slower than during the day, but for the last few weeks it is so slow that many sites/pages just time out before finishing. Satellite connection strength is good (usually around 96-100), the modem checks out as ok, a reset has no effect. Hard wired via ethernet cable, only 2 computers connected, and one isn't usually doing much. No FAP. I've been getting speeds of less than 100 kbps (~10-12 kB/s). Just what it says, kB, not MB. I have never got a speed anywhere near 1 MB as long as I've had the system. I only ran two tests below because they take so long to run: https://testmy.net/quickstats/RalphJ During the day I get about twice this level (~200 kbps). Oddly (?) sometimes I can do a file download in what seems like a better speed (30-50 kB/s) but web pages still load slowly, even if the advertising scripts are turned off with noscript. (Without that, I have to often wait 3-5 minutes for some pages to load). Can this really be just congestion? I'm on Gen4. I've been with Hughesnet for over 10 years, and this is becoming a problem; at some point soon I'll need more speed (and bandwidth) for schoolwork. Note: I started a previous thread, but it didn’t appear in the forum, so I apologize if it does show up and this ends up being a duplicate.
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