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ISP Slowdown & Blocking: 3 Important Uses of a
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Watch Netflix without ISP slowdown
Some ISPs are better than others, but few are as bad as Verizon. Their infamous throttling policies around Netflix have not been anywhere nearly as publicised as they should be. Their own ISP speed survey shows their ranking of Verizon against other ISP providers in the USA:
- Verizon – 1.05Mbps
- Average speed – 2.31Mbps
- CableVision Optimum – 3.03Mbps
Why are they one third as slow? Because they practice ISP slowdown policies! A
Play online games without slowdown
Playing online games without ISP slowdown issues sure would be nice, wouldn’t it? Many ISPs believe that they have the right to decide what traffic has priority, just like in the example above with Netflix.
Furthermore, insanely popular MMORPG World of Warcraft uses BitTorrent protocols to send out updates and patches. Since BitTorrent is also used by those who do illegal downloading of movies and TV shows, all BitTorrent traffic can be throttled – even legitimate traffic that’s trying to update a service you’re paying for!
Watch TV from all over the world
Aussies enjoy their ABC. America enjoys their CBS dramas. And Brits love watching the BBC. What do all of these acronyms have in common? They all provide their content online for free streaming – but only to those who live within their country. Foreigners are not welcome.
So you’re a Brit away from home (as those colonizing folks like to do), but you want your fix of ‘Downton Abbey.’ What are you to do? A
A high quality
News to me:- All BBC content is blocked here in Vietnam, and I so wanted to catch up on The Archers.
— Kintsugi (@NickZeptepi) August 10, 2016
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