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Is there anything I can do about YouTube?

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2 years ago#1
On my home network (Cox,) it streams for absolute ****. It hardly buffers at all and is an absolute chore to use. Where as if I sit on my couch with my cell phone and stream through my 3G connection, it's absolutely fine. Nothing else on my home network lags at all. I can be laying in bed watching "HD" Netflix, and no issues whatsoever. Try to load a non-HD Youtube video, and it's awful. What's the freaking deal?
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2 years ago#2
Youtube is the deal. They're website is slow if you don't have a relatively powerful connection.
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2 years ago#3
I can assure you my 3G connection is not more powerful than my wired (or wireless for that matter, I have an N900 dual band router) network connection and it absolutely runs better on my phone.
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2 years ago#4
I have Gigabit ethernet throughout my house, doesn't mean I get Gigabit speeds off the internet. What speed is your connection?
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2 years ago#5
your router speed has absolutely nothing to do with your internet speed
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2 years ago#6
Mobile vs. Full Site
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2 years ago#7
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/07/why-youtube-buffers-the-secret-deals-that-make-and-break-online-video/
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2 years ago#8
Disable adblock if you have it installed.
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