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Are videos too slow to dowload when viewing them?

I'm just wondering has anybody else in the forum also experiencing the slowness, or sometimes, the suspense of the videos they're watching online? I notice there's been some trending pattern of how videos are not streaming smoothly on a constant basis and it's very annoying to keep refreshing your browser to handle such jaggedness of the video streaming..

4 Answers

Tom Mertz
Tom Mertz
15,254 Points

Yes, I have had problems with videos refusing to stream since I started. Notably when:

  1. I start a video then try to download anything
  2. I pause the video for a couple of minutes to work out some code.

After this, I almost always need to refresh.

Right. It's good to know I'm not the only who's experiencing this constant issue.

I was beginning it's because I'm from Australia and there's latency network traffic coming from America to Downunder - for obvious reasons!

I just got back to Australia after being in the US for the last 4 months. I get the same issue in Aus and America.

Yes, same here. I just signed up and I like the contents but the videos take long time to load specially if you try to skip or go back to a previous part. Please fix this..