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Topic # 150144 12-Jul-2014 18:07
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I am on Vodafone cable 130/10 plan. I usually use Unblock-US but am on a trial on Unotelly.

With either provider I cannot stream Amazon Prime video in HD.

On a PC connected directly to the router I get glimpes of HD as the HD indicator goes blue. On my PS3 I never get it.

OTOH on either Netflix ramps up to 1080p SuperHD pretty quickly and I can stream Vudu in HDX with no buffering.

Just wondering what fellow GZ'er's experiences are.

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  Reply # 1087824 12-Jul-2014 18:43
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no probs here on SNAP VDSL

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  Reply # 1087918 12-Jul-2014 23:10
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Gets there faster than netflix does for me on snap vdsl, not used it on my big pipe connection because unotelly and nat dont work together.




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  Reply # 1087949 13-Jul-2014 08:01
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Yep, no problem on Telecom VDSL. It usually takes a few minutes to get to HD but it's heaps better than before.cool

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  Reply # 1087960 13-Jul-2014 09:16
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Did a couple weeks ago on your setup with unblock-us.  This was a movie on amazon Instant so not technically Prime but definitely got HD.  PS have you checked with a speed test on your device that the router/modem hasnt slowed.  I have on several occasions now (two maybe) over the last year had the modem slow to about 10/6 locally.  It required a modem (yes modem not router) reboot.

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  Reply # 1088001 13-Jul-2014 10:40
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Interesting... I am using Amazon Fire TV on cable. Netflix gets to SUperHD and is brilliant. Amazon Prime is always SD - horrible picture.

I am not renewing Prime (only old movies really) so sticking with Amazon Instant Video rentals for new movies instead.







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  Reply # 1088015 13-Jul-2014 11:24
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freitasm: Interesting... I am using Amazon Fire TV on cable. Netflix gets to SUperHD and is brilliant. Amazon Prime is always SD - horrible picture.

I am not renewing Prime (only old movies really) so sticking with Amazon Instant Video rentals for new movies instead.



Seems your experience is the same as mine.  "Directly connected" I am using a TP Link TL-WR1043ND router flashed with Gargoyle and all switching is Gbe.

As for Amazon Prime, I pay for my daughter's subscription as she gets a student discount so it's worth it to keep it going.

Lots of shows on Prime that are not on Netflix.

Maybe it's a cable issue since other folks on DSL are getting HD fine?




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It's certainly not bluray rip quality but it's for sure better than sd. I don't like how it always starts playing in some crap quality like 288p youtube before ramping up. I guess it's so they can say it starts playing instantly.




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