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Re: [Speed] new "Performance Promo" is mostly unusable
said by deepwoods:That's what DOCSIS 3.0 is supposed to do. Provide faster speeds and add more bandwidth for everyone.
In speaking with the tech, he said until around 2 months ago, it WAS congestion as they added two channels at that point. Now it is not, and he pretty much assured me of that.
said by deepwoods:I understand the system but have no association with Comcast.
If you are "inside" you can research this. Santa Cruz,CA was only upgraded a couple of months ago. Prior to that is was apparently fugly.
said by deepwoods:Actually, technically speaking it is or was congestion causing your slowdowns. The problem isn't a congested node though. Even though they added channels your modem and the areas modems weren't able to use all of them so the root cause of the problem was actually in your neighborhood's lines but once everyone started using them there weren't enough usable channels to provide everyone with enough bandwidth to stay at speed, as the tech said he could see the ups and downs on the whole node. Since they are able to utilize all the available channels you shouldn't have the issue anymore.
But in the absence of facts, versus conjecture, how would YOU depict time of day cratering? Just asking.
edit: I can't spell.