Which ISPs are Laggy?

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Which laggy ISP do you have?

AT&T
10
50%
Comcast
6
30%
Time Warner Cable
0
No votes
Verizon
0
No votes
Charter/Spectrum
1
5%
Google Fiber
0
No votes
Sprint
0
No votes
Cox
1
5%
Not Listed (Comment to have it added)
2
10%
 
Total votes: 20

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Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by triaddraykin » Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:11 am

So based off of a sneaking suspicion in viewtopic.php?f=12&t=17401, I'm wondering if AT&T is a commonly laggy ISP for us. This is the nearly-unplayable, lag-for-30-seconds that some people are experiencing.

If you don't see your ISP, post below and I'll add it. I can only do 10, so if only suggest ones that are actually lagging for people. Changing votes is enabled. At first, I'll only know US based ones, but I can edit the poll as we go along. If you hear anyone saying they're getting really bad lag, point them this way!
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Re: Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by Atlantahammy » Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:23 am

I get SOME lag, kinda chugging, but it's not unplayable.

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Re: Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by Mithreas » Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:45 am

Just saying, for this sort of data to be usable, you also need to know how many people use each ISP.

e.g. if 90% of players use AT&T or Comcast, then they're also likely to show up in this poll as having almost all the issues.
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Re: Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by Party in the forest at midnight » Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:26 pm

I have unplayable lag and am on AT&T. The poll title might be unclear, could people reply with their ISP and the level of lag they have? If this is entirely an AT&T thing, well, we'll know the first step in fixing it. The problem is AT&T support is beyond terrible.

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Re: Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by Twily » Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:05 pm

Comcast here, in Massachusetts not far from Boston, No lag on Arelith

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Re: Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by Pakito » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:43 pm

Google Fiber here. No lag whatsoever.

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Re: Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by Morderon » Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:31 pm

Given AT&T is being unhelpful another thing you can do is set up openVPN on Microsoft Azure, AWS, or other cloud server service; recommending cloud given you get a choice of where to deploy. i don't know how far the free tier will get you but even if you have to pay for it it shouldn't be that much given:

1) Split the cost with another
2) NWN doesn't use much data anyways
3) You don't need to rent a strong machine, your just passing traffic.
4) You don't need to keep it running 24/7 if you're in a position you don't need to use it (at work, or it's during the time of day where AT&T isn't laggy).

Might even end up cheaper for a single user compared to a pay-for VPN.

Just don't stream music/video/do heavy downloading on the device connected to the vpn.

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Re: Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by Zaravella » Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:10 am

I have Verizon FIOS ..... and I'm not laggy when I play. But on rare occasions that I do have a little bit of lag, is when the server is full - Evenings on EST. But even then it's not a lot of lag at all.

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Re: Which ISPs are Laggy?

Post by Ozzy.nl » Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:06 am

To add this one all the way from the Netherlands, KPN is my ISP and no lag at all. The server is running as smooth as ever.

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