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Aspiring Expert
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Message 581 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

No they aren't, if there's congestion in the area then that exchange will put traffic management in place.

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Message 582 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

Have BT given up on this issue?
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Message 583 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

Yeah, and here they're putting traffic management in place even though there's no congestion.

How can you get congestion on games? It's a few packets containing a few bytes, not like watching Breaking Bad in Super HQ on Netflix, or downloading endless Linux distributions, or watching ManU lose on BT Sport.
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Aspiring Expert
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Message 584 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

LOL do you even know what congestion means? Too many people subscribed in your area.

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Message 585 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

lol, do you even know how much bandwidth is available now on 21CN?!
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Message 586 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

Clearly not enough

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Message 587 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

It's not clear at all. They're planning to launch full IPTV. They are offering FTTP at 300Megs and they have FTTC at 80Megs. They have so much bandwidth they don't know what to do with it.
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Message 588 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

Yet whenever I try to stream football on a night it's completely unwatchable even at 1000kbps.

 

Just because something is capable of so much bandwidth doesn't mean that's what the end user is getting, in fact we'll be far from those perfect figures.

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Message 589 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

As Neil McRae said I can safely tell you that we have _way_ more bandwidth than is in use to the points where we interconnect with network providers.

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Message 590 of 660

Re: BT Infinity and Fifa routing issues continued....

If that was the case then there'd be no issues with streaming, gaming or anything. There's clearly chokepoints in the network, the bandwidth figures they measure are usually in perfect circumstances.

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