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    Slow OnDemand

    This is a discussion on Slow OnDemand within the Sky On Demand forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; In all honesty my better half's son was in his room and he is constantly gaming and streaming hence the ...

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      Re: Slow OnDemand

      In all honesty my better half's son was in his room and he is constantly gaming and streaming hence the pro so my time is probably not a good benchmark. It still helped show that it was not as slow as Isitme was experiencing though.


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      Re: Slow OnDemand

      Yes, of course.
      I didn't factor in the possibility that your connection may have been busy at the time.

      I'm just trying to learn a little more about how it all works.
      If for example you sync at 80/20, i'd have expected the programme to fly down in approximately 1/4 the time it it did for me.

      On the other hand, presumably different servers will suffer different levels of congestion at any given time.

      We had somebody in Bannockburn with 10Mb throughput where it took 12-13hrs.
      Somebody in essex with 19Mb throughput where it took 6mins 35secs.
      And somebody in bathgate on fibre pro where it took just under 5mins.

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      Re: Slow OnDemand

      May be coincidence but with me being in livingston I would assume that I am feeding from the same server as the person that was in Bathgate.

      Is it possible that no matter what the users connection speed is there is a limit to the speed that the content can actually be downloaded at considering we both averaged just under 5 minutes.

      Suppose it could be possible we both had similar speeds and user situations.


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      LOL, i took 01506 from your profile & google said it was bathgate.

      Quote Originally Posted by Hedgehog1979
      Is it possible that no matter what the users connection speed is there is a limit to the speed that the content can actually be downloaded at
      ^This was one of the things on my mind.

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      Re: Slow OnDemand

      Lol I thought you were quoting someone else that had maybe posted previously.


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      Re: Slow OnDemand

      Whatever was causing it has gone. I downloaded the 5 remaining episodes in under 25 minutes. Watched episode 2 and still don't know whether is is a black comedy or a serious drama.

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      Re: Slow OnDemand

      Yes it's pretty quirky but I really enjoyed it. Haven't watched any of the second series yet.

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      Re: Slow OnDemand

      I'd would never have seen utopia had it not been for this thread.

      Having watched episode 1 last night, i'm intrigued enough to have download every other episode.
      Thanks Isitme.

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      Re: Slow OnDemand

      I watched the whole first series in one day ready for the first part of series 2 that evening and I'm hooked. Very black comedy, IMO.
      Love the music - I see it won many awards.

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      I'm up to s2 e2 now & completely hooked too.

      If only there'd been a better description of what it was in the synopsis...
      On demand is a wonderful thing.

      Personally i think the humour is there to aid the sense of surrealism, along with the score.
      Something David Lynch knows only too well.
      Inland Empire & Twin Peaks anyone?

     

     
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