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    Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

    This is a discussion on Sky started throttling BitTorrent? within the P2P / File sharing forums, part of the General chat category; I have started to notice this over the past few days. My connection speed is the same but every torrent ...

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      Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

      I have started to notice this over the past few days. My connection speed is the same but every torrent I have tried to get over the past couple days has been maxed out at about 50kb/s and this increases quite a bit in the evenings, but it's not set in stone and seems to fluctuate a bit. But that's the pattern I've found - anyone else getting anything like that?

      It would really suck if they did, seeing uTorrent report 900kb/s downstream was very fun and a nice experience after being with the hell that is Tiscali


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      Re: Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

      I've had no problems with Azureus...


      There is no shaping or throttling on Sky's LLU services.

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      Re: Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

      my bit torretn speed is terrible at the mo was great with cable now absolute crap less than 10k on stuff have tried port forwarding and that dhasnt nade a differance...if this keeps up i will be real peeved .. but my normal internet seems ok..

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      Re: Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

      Quote Originally Posted by Tezcatlipoca View Post
      I've had no problems with Azureus...


      There is no shaping or throttling on Sky's LLU services.
      they do if your on connect like me shouldnt do on your packages unless its a shape of things to come wouldnt surprise me

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      Re: Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

      You should consider trying rapidshare etc rather than bit torrents - way faster

      RapidShare Links | (The New Rapidsharelink.blogspot.com Home)

      Saurav.co.uk :: Download links to Games / TV Shows / Movies / Anime / PSP / Software

      Ok you have to pay a small amount to fully get the benefits of the rapidshare downloads (e.g a premium account) but its definately worth it for the time saved.

      Plus if you use a download accelerator program (DAP etc) you will get super fast http downloads in a fraction of the time bit torrent can sometimes take.

      Highly recommend it ! bit torrent no more.

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      Re: Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

      newsgroups are a fster alternative too

      so many factors with bitorrents on what sort of speed you will get

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      Re: Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

      Yeah, I'd be ****** as hell if Sky started shaping.. thats just bull

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      Re: Sky started throttling BitTorrent?

      I dont have any problems with torrents (I use SeedBoxes btw), Even on Regular torrents I get ~500k.

      Newsgroups speeds are just as fast as what I get from one of the Seedboxes.

      I dont think Sky will, Not just yet anyway, As that is what is tempting a few people from VM to Sky.
      If Sky did that, They will be just as bad.

     

     

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