Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




112 posts

Master Geek


# 139182 30-Jan-2014 13:08
Send private message

Can't even watch twitch.tv streams on medium quality, any1 else having this issue? been like this for over a week now.

I'm on 100/50 ufb

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
516 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 977362 30-Jan-2014 13:24

Hi,

I was watching a League of Legends stream on High with about 10k+ viewers last night and it was fine.

Is it happening all the time or a specific time that you are watching it?


'That VDSL Cat'
11211 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  # 977365 30-Jan-2014 13:25
Send private message

snap VDSL, twitch always streams perfectly for me, on source.

theres a little microstudder problem for some people if you use BTTV currently though.




#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.


 
 
 
 


2092 posts

Uber Geek


  # 977366 30-Jan-2014 13:25
Send private message

I see slowdown around 6-8PM NZ Time - watching in Best on Telecom VDSL (24/10).

Dropping down to Medium usually ok, sometimes worse.

Not much help sorry.



112 posts

Master Geek


  # 977368 30-Jan-2014 13:25
Send private message

Oriphix: Hi,

I was watching a League of Legends stream on High with about 10k+ viewers last night and it was fine.

Is it happening all the time or a specific time that you are watching it?



It's all day every day, on any stream :(

'That VDSL Cat'
11211 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  # 977369 30-Jan-2014 13:26
Send private message

got a current example of one your struggling on?




#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.




112 posts

Master Geek


  # 977370 30-Jan-2014 13:27
Send private message

hio77: got a current example of one your struggling on?


http://www.twitch.tv/venruki

Can only load low quality, anything else and it has to stop every 5seconds to buffer

edit: high & source quality won't even load either.

516 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 977384 30-Jan-2014 13:31

Kiwiownage:
hio77: got a current example of one your struggling on?


http://www.twitch.tv/venruki

Can only load low quality, anything else and it has to stop every 5 seconds to buffer

edit: high & source quality won't even load either.


Mmm yeah might be a issue at his end.

EDIT: his meaning the streamers end.

 
 
 
 


'That VDSL Cat'
11211 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  # 977385 30-Jan-2014 13:33
Send private message

Kiwiownage:
hio77: got a current example of one your struggling on?


http://www.twitch.tv/venruki

Can only load low quality, anything else and it has to stop every 5seconds to buffer

edit: high & source quality won't even load either.


only about a 3mbit stream at source, im certainly not buffering at all on source.

looks like its your side, or maybe with your fiber node..




#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.




112 posts

Master Geek


  # 977390 30-Jan-2014 13:36
Send private message

Yeah I think its def something on my end, used to be able to watch 2-3 at a time on source without any kind of lag... now I'm stuck on low quality...

Terrible pings to US aswel... Can't game unless its past 7pm.
Can't be bothered spending 1-2hours on hold waiting for snap though :/ been there done that enough

'That VDSL Cat'
11211 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  # 977397 30-Jan-2014 13:41
Send private message

although its highly unlikely on a 100/50.. connection saturation?

watched throughout the arena battle, went up to 3.5mbit average but still next to nothing. should be able to stream that easy...




#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.


820 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  # 977480 30-Jan-2014 14:56
One person supports this post
Send private message

On snap VDSL and I have no problems watching twitch.tv.
I just tried watching the venruki linked above and there were no issues on source quality.



112 posts

Master Geek


  # 977574 30-Jan-2014 17:37
Send private message

Is there anyway of getting snap to look at my connection without spending an hour on hold?

These hold times are ridiculous.

257 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 977583 30-Jan-2014 17:59
Send private message

Have you rebooted your router?

If not. Turn both your ONT and Fritz!Box off and wait a minute or two then start them both up. Renewing your connection will often fix problems like that.

As for the 'on hold' times - select accounts as your option when ringing- they always answer their phone - and they'll redirect your call.

The on hold times are pretty steep some times and this is where I must say that World Exchange beats them hands down (and all the other ISP's/Telco's ) The customer service at WxC is second to none




 

 

 


'That VDSL Cat'
11211 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  # 977587 30-Jan-2014 18:04
Send private message

Kiwiownage: Is there anyway of getting snap to look at my connection without spending an hour on hold?

These hold times are ridiculous.


cant say i have ever had that longer hold times...




#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.


189 posts

Master Geek


  # 977684 30-Jan-2014 21:25
One person supports this post
Send private message

on Snap 100/50 here
tested twitch.tv
2pm today with no issues
9:25pm with no issues

 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Switch your broadband provider now - compare prices


Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Translator understands te reo Māori
Posted 22-Nov-2019 08:46


Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00


Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08


Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55


Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48


CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42


Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41


Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30


BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14


Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24


2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35


New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13


OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32


Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.