cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Unlimited Fibre Extra - Throttling?

Steakpuncher
Hooked
Posts: 6
Thanks: 1
Registered: ‎10-07-2016

Unlimited Fibre Extra - Throttling?

Hello All,

 

Just wondering if Plusnet are throttling/limiting downloads on certain platforms? For some reason my Steam, Origin, and Battle.net download occasionally seem to cap off about about 2.5MB/s, well below the 8MB/s I normally get if I download from the web.

 

Speedtests show me getting my full 72Mb/s speed so there is no issue there, and if I was to download something in Chrome I get around about 8MB/s.

 

The only explanation I can see here is that there is some sort of limit being placed on these programs downloading.

 

For what it is worth, I have not used the speed limiting options built into steam or battle.net.

1 REPLY
Terranova667
Pro
Posts: 1,327
Thanks: 77
Fixes: 3
Registered: ‎19-02-2014

Re: Unlimited Fibre Extra - Throttling?

Plusnet don't limit or throttle anything, I hit my top end in steam for my connection when i downloaded something earlier, does seem weird that your able to download in a browser at max but not the programs you mentioned.

i would say limiting options but you say they are not in use so i can only think that it could be server related I know in steam you can pick which server to download from, maybe try a different one see if that makes a difference, i can't speak for Origin or battlenet as i dont use them.