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    Youtube streaming very slowly

    This is a discussion on Youtube streaming very slowly within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Regarding the routers - you mean a 3rd party or a sky router? Or either? Either really, it is just ...

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      re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      Regarding the routers - you mean a 3rd party or a sky router? Or either?
      Either really, it is just to find out which one is giving the correct attenuation.

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      re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      I am having the same problem with youtube. iplayer and other streaming sites are fine it's just youtube.
      I am pretty sure it is the Google servers that are causing the problem.

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      re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      I am pretty sure it is the Google servers that are causing the problem.
      I am having problems with gmail and you tube for the past hour or so

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      re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      Checked on youtube's forum/community and also quite a lot of threads from people worldwide experiencing the problem. We'll see how it pans out over the next few days and hopefully youtube/google will sort it out on their end.

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      Re: Youtube steaming very slowly

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      Either really, it is just to find out which one is giving the correct attenuation.
      I'll try and get another router to check the attenuation out.



      Samknows suggests I'm 1.4km away from my exchange which is not possible at all from my estimates of driving in the area and judging miles. I know the line may go straight to the exchange perhaps, but still it is A LOT longer. I am actually baffled, as is anyone else who seems to look at the line.

      Is it even worth attempting to reconfigure the line with the sagem hooked up instead of my old netgear router to see if it syncs without the errors or gives any different line length readings?

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      Re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      With the miserable speed you are getting anything is worth a try.

      I wonder if it could be a problem with the modem in the exchange?

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      Re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      With the miserable speed you are getting anything is worth a try.

      I wonder if it could be a problem with the modem in the exchange?
      Virgin cable stops around 200metres down the road, also.

      I'll do the configuration today in work. Doubt it'll do anything, but guess I'll find out. Do you think it's worth trying to get this escalated for openreach to check the exchange?

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      Re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      Do you think it's worth trying to get this escalated for openreach to check the exchange?
      It certainly is. There is something wrong with your connection, so it is worth trying.

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      Re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      Had the same probs with my Sky conn and my BE conn.

      There's a couple threads on other forums I use with people seeing the same issues too.
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      Re: Youtube streaming very slowly

      Im having exactly the same problem.

      Sky Max, standard black Sky router. Started happening a few days ago.

      Only youtube though. I get it around the slow streaming by using an American proxy.

     

     
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