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awaisuk

join:2008-10-05
reply to HKPolice

Re: [Cable] Youtube lags at night still, upgrade cache servers?

Still YouTube is lagging
Expand your moderator at work

abcjak

join:2012-12-18
reply to HKPolice

Re: [Cable] Youtube lags at night still, upgrade cache servers?

said by HKPolice:

Here try streaming this video right now @ 1080p:

(youtube clip)
getting 200-300KB/s which would probably take an hour to buffer a 34min video.

still doesn't play for me at 1080. It will play at 720 but just barely keeps up with player atm.

vincom

join:2009-03-06
Bolton, ON
kudos:1
Reviews:
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·TekSavvy Cable
said by abcjak:

said by HKPolice:

Here try streaming this video right now @ 1080p:

(youtube clip)
getting 200-300KB/s which would probably take an hour to buffer a 34min video.

still doesn't play for me at 1080. It will play at 720 but just barely keeps up with player atm.

on my 6mb dsl it takes the full bandwidth(+600kb) playing at 1080p, i little laggy/pausing , its barely keeping up, im on coloseum dsl btw

MrMazda86

join:2013-01-29
Kitchener, ON
Based on the patterns... I'm kinda wondering if the issue is somehow network congestion related because the issue seems to hit the more populated metropolitan areas, but not the small peanut sized (by comparison) ones.

Just a thought.


trueanimus

@sbcglobal.net
after checking several sources and my ps3, i have come to the conclusion that is a problem on youtubes end or a line leading to them. ican watch netflix and hulu fine but the youtube app hangs every few seconds. ps3 youtube is run off a different hub than pc although both are seeing lag ,ps3 getting the worst due the new requirements of the new player code introduced a few weeks ago to close a security hole in flash and massive outages in the att network. all we can do is ope they fix it soon.

NOTORIOUS VR

join:2008-12-17
TORONTO, ON
reply to MrMazda86
said by MrMazda86:

said by jmck:

yeah youtube still sucks on TSI.

I don't think it's a problem with TSI actually. I think it's a problem with the cable in particular as I seem to have absolutely NO issue with YouTube (even in HD) on their DSL service.

It is 100% a TSI issue... On Rogers Cable I never had any issues with youtube. The day I switched from Rogers to TSI I had nothing but issues with youtube and certain downloads stalling. I complained to teksavvy multiple times, their diagnostics tools were speedtest.net and the ping command... since speed test was good and ping was decent apparently nothing is wrong.

So much for "superior technical support" from the folks at TSI.


Tsiwth

@teksavvy.com
It's pretty terrible tonight on mcnicoll. Teksavvy, what the heck is going on? If it's not one thing, it's something else.

MrMazda86

join:2013-01-29
Kitchener, ON
reply to NOTORIOUS VR
It must be something to do with the area that you're in. Whether I try it from my TSI connection in Kitchener or St. George, the results are always the same... It seems to work without any issue. Perhaps there's a further under-laying issue with network congestion in the area that TSI isn't stepping up to the plate on?

NOTORIOUS VR

join:2008-12-17
TORONTO, ON
said by MrMazda86:

It must be something to do with the area that you're in. Whether I try it from my TSI connection in Kitchener or St. George, the results are always the same... It seems to work without any issue. Perhaps there's a further under-laying issue with network congestion in the area that TSI isn't stepping up to the plate on?

AS of recent updates youtube seems to be working well and video's are now buffering extremely fast. Just like I was when I was on Rogers.

My posts were more about TSI denying anything was wrong on their end (back when I first signed up) even though 3 days prior to switching to them from Rogers I had absolutely no issues at all with my connection. Up until recently youtube playback remained abysmal, so this is a nice change to see that they're working on it. But it took them far too long IMO.

abcjak

join:2012-12-18
reply to abcjak
said by abcjak:

still doesn't play for me at 1080. It will play at 720 but just barely keeps up with player atm.

video did not play for me at 1080p for a few days after my kast post.. I tried again and it does play now. I have noticed a significant decrease in youtube lags the last few days.. something has changed for me considering it was buffer/lagging since the switch to TSI back in october.


mau108
Mau
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join:2001-10-07
Thornhill, ON
Reviews:
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reply to HKPolice
yup having buffering issues on hd youtube videos! getting f'ing annoyed with it.

It's happening on my smart tv, my android tv stick, my pc youtube!

edit: my speedtest done right now..


BritanniaTec

join:2012-10-13
Ottawa, ON
I got the same here, must wait for the buffer to complete YouTube videos where they used to start in to run immediately before, even with 1080p videos, now 360p videos are taking forever to start up. and I'm on a 28MB connection. Annoying to say the least

Webslingerac

join:2004-05-01
canada
reply to Tsiwth
said by Tsiwth :

It's pretty terrible tonight on mcnicoll. Teksavvy, what the heck is going on? If it's not one thing, it's something else.

Congestion on McNicoll POI between 9p.m. and 11p.m. has little to do with Youtube cache servers.

I think a couple (not all) of you are just experiencing congestion during prime time (might even be node congestion). Are any of you running speedtests around 9:30p.m.?