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Topic # 120907 18-Jun-2013 03:50

Hi,

I'm on UFB 100/50MB, in Auckland.

It seems that many YouTube videos are quite slow in response. For instance I'm watching content on 1080p, it would take about 10-20secs for the buffer to start. When it does start it would download pretty quick, somewhere around 10MB, then it will stop as if it's waiting for the video to finish the first buffer, then it will start buffering again. I would have almost wait 20secs for every 1min of video.

It's only started to do this after the weekend.

Running the latest flash, and I have even tried YouTube on HTML5.

Would be interested to know if anyone else is also experiencing the same issue. I have Snap VDSL at work, but I haven't tried it yet...

- Nick

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  Reply # 838478 18-Jun-2013 08:30
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I'm in Christchurch VDSL and last night was terrible for You Tube, symptoms were exactly the same as yours...

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  Reply # 838481 18-Jun-2013 08:35
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Same for me, Auckers. Some videos didn't want to play at all, I had to refresh the page top get them to go.

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  Reply # 838581 18-Jun-2013 11:01
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Same thing too




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  Reply # 838585 18-Jun-2013 11:08
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same problem here in auckland.

sometimes youtube video won't start, slow buffer, or skip to the end at beginning... happening from 2 days ago

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  Reply # 838609 18-Jun-2013 11:45
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I'm on Xnet fusion (ADSL2+) and have the exact same problem, so doesn't seem to be isp related.

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  Reply # 838741 18-Jun-2013 15:37
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Snap in Palmerston North here, and Youtube is very slow to respond the last couple days, both initially loading the video, and often times having to buffer mid-stream.

Also, Snap, your hold music is getting a bit old :-P And why have you done away with announcing caller's position in the queue? Used to appreciate that feature.

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  Reply # 838746 18-Jun-2013 15:48
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SneakerPimps: Hi,

I'm on UFB 100/50MB, in Auckland.

It seems that many YouTube videos are quite slow in response. For instance I'm watching content on 1080p, it would take about 10-20secs for the buffer to start. When it does start it would download pretty quick, somewhere around 10MB, then it will stop as if it's waiting for the video to finish the first buffer, then it will start buffering again. I would have almost wait 20secs for every 1min of video.

It's only started to do this after the weekend.

Running the latest flash, and I have even tried YouTube on HTML5.

Would be interested to know if anyone else is also experiencing the same issue. I have Snap VDSL at work, but I haven't tried it yet...

- Nick



I'm on Snap VDSL and youtube has been working just fine for me. 


I am in Mt Maunganui.

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  Reply # 838747 18-Jun-2013 15:51
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It's not ISP related by the looks, I've seen some performance issues with it even on Telecom, so might be on Google's end.




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  Reply # 838752 18-Jun-2013 16:06
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Same issue here in Brighton. Sometimes it needs 2 or 3 reloads of the page before it will start playing...




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  Reply # 838755 18-Jun-2013 16:18
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I am experiencing this as well on Snap in Blenheim. Its annoying but a couple of reloads and it works.

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  Reply # 838758 18-Jun-2013 16:28
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I'm experiencing the same issues from Japan since yesterday (from time to time) - so the problem is probably with youtube itself.

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  Reply # 838782 18-Jun-2013 17:00
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Hi All,

Just confirming, there does not appear to be any known issues on our network or between us and Google, so it may well be an issue outside our network.

Thanks,
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  Reply # 838793 18-Jun-2013 17:05
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is everyone using adblockers on youtube? :P




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  Reply # 838815 18-Jun-2013 17:44
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l43a2: is everyone using adblockers on youtube? :P


I certainly am... never thought that that might be interfering with it...  Might have to do some testing.  It's very intermittent tho.

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  Reply # 838821 18-Jun-2013 18:18
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l43a2: is everyone using adblockers on youtube? :P


Good call never thought of that I am too...




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