how-to block ads
topics flat nest
|Comments on news posted 2008-03-24 09:30:54: Users of the Canadian family-run ISP Teksavvy (which we profiled last year) have started noticing that Bell Canada is throttling traffic before it reaches wholesale partners. .. |
WTF! stupid ISP'S ! I have been reading lately about the new thinner Fiber Wire'es that can handle a lot more GB of bandwidth compared to the current Fiber Wires.
So instead of f*cking with our throttling and making consumers more angry with the service... why aren't they just making the necessary adjustments to implement the new technology.
Funny how they can say " bandwidth may be subject to change at any time and may not always be 6MB as stated blah blah whatever" ... well we know thats BS .. we asked for 30$/month for 6MB, we expect somewhere close to that.
If we will be throttled .. P2P or no P2P ( accept that this is the future whether they like piracy or not, video on demand . anything ... will require fast connections )
they should either up the price for a dedicated 6MB connection or give lower package rates for BS 4-2am 30kb/s throttling.
Because we all know theirs a lot of subscribers out there who will spend the money for a 6MB connection and do nothing but chat on facebook, search google, and check their hotmail, which is just a waste of speed.
Either Seperate the P2P users or "HIGH BANDWIDTH" users from the rest of the pack and change the prices ...
either way DO SOMETHING.. some of us are actually paying to USE the bandwidth we requested when subscribing, so we expect what we pay for.
Screw the competition, you are all the same service one way or another, the only difference we see, is the ways you try to screw us. Teksavvy tried to help us and other ISP's just want to mess it up. I don't understand why you think this will be good for business .
why. because we have no where else to go ? . well you squeaze and squeeze, and squeeze on our bubble hard enough, and all will happen is it will EXPLODE. It wont be pretty.
Funny how the easy way for you to solve your issues is to just make the service worse, thinking your doing the right thing.
Anyway rather than ramble, ill leave the statement as is.
Can you guys suggest the places where to forward these postings previously posted ... onto other forums, emails, directly in letters ... so as to spread the message.
Because this is important, and many people probably are not even aware this is going on, because it does not affect them enough to notice it, but it still does not make it right for anybody .
Noticed Today. Well i am not sure if this has even affected me in Ottawa yet as my colleage at work mentioned the throttling news to me today.
But yesterday I did notice a drop to 30kb/s all of a sudden when I know for sure my sources always download the max 500kb/s I required.
But today, when i got home, I am now noticing that the bandwidth seems to be cut only in half now ( 250kb/s down and 30-40kb/s upload average ). If this is regarding the bandwidth shaping, then atleast that is an improved realistic approach between 4pm-2am.
Lets hope it will atleast stay this way for the time being until whatever BS needs to be done to resolve the issue properly gets done.
4pm-2am might seem a little too long for the change though, lets face it, if your using your 6MB connection to chat on facebook after 11pm, you have other issues.
Nonetheless, I hope this is accurately apart of what is going on, whereas right now i would definitly be getting my full bandwidth for sure and I am steady on half right now.
I will keep an eye on this in the days to come.
P.S. We need to find more outlets for this, or else nothing will happen for a long time. too few people are even aware of the impact this poses, and most might not care for themselves, but if we can give everbody a clear picture on how this affects EVERYONE who is a subcriber, then it can alert everyone to parttake in the effort.
One way or another , P2P or not. High-speed traffic is becoming a necessity no matter how you look at it, as new advanced technology is demanding faster streams with video, media, etc etc.... so either way, there is only one realisitc approach to all this at some point, to engage in the new development on the fiber technology now available.
So where to go from here.