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  1. Guess it costs a lot to help defend our allies in Europe, Asia, and other places....would be nice if they would spend more for their own defense. According to these Wikipedia references, an $81B increase is more than any U.S. ally spends on their entire military budget. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_military_expenditures
  2. Anyone else Have a Syndome UPS ?

    Maybe their email server was done....went down when the power went down and their Syndome UPS's didn't work to keep the server going. Just kidding. Yea, I know it can be frustrating sometimes in trying to get a response or getting a response that simply not a canned, scripted response that doesn't really address you issue(s). I have experience both over the years with various manufacturers like ASUS when I had a router problem in that their responses were scripted and didn't really address my issue. I would respond 'nicely' that they didn't address my specific questions and what did I get? Just another scripted response. I go back again with another email and while still polite pointing out they appear to be side-stepping the answering of my specific questions which was just technical questions regarding a problem I was having with their latest firmware update to my ASUS router. Never got a response to that email either...and I even sent it again which also didn't get a response.
  3. AIS and access to certain websites

    I will add that a few minutes ago I called AIS about my IPV6 issue...about IPV6 not being turned on based on what I see in my AIS-provided router and using above website. Got a rep that spoke good English....who understood my issue....she said she will relay the issue to a technician (probably really an engineer vs a technician that comes to your house)...and that technician is suppose to call me back within 3 hours. If I do (can) get IPv6 turned on for my plan, I sure hope it don't cause me problems. Oh well, I'll just have to blame myself.
  4. AIS and access to certain websites

    You can use this website to see if your ISP has IPv6 enabled on your connection/their system: http://test-ipv6.com/ It tells you in simple layman's terms whether you do or not. Here's a couple of screen shots of the answer it gave me for my AIS Fibre 200/50 plan which is just a regular home plan; not the Pro or Business plan that "might" have IPv6 capability...I don't know. My plan shows as not have IPv6 connectivity. And as I mentioned in an early post when looking in my AIS-provided router firmware menus it says IPv6 is "disconnected." So, I guess that why my results are as shown below. But hey, I never knew I might be missing something by not having IPv6 connectivity at this time because my internet connection does everything I need it to do....has always reached all the website I need to reach, etc.
  5. True Online Upload Speed Problems

    Good luck. Your upload speed problem is a strange one. I guess it could be bandwidth issues in your local area where ever you are in Thailand. You never did say where you were at in Thailand....Bangkok, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, some little town in the sticks, etc. But it's True problem to solve....keep on them. Years back when I was on a True DOCSIS (cable) 20/2 plan right after True did a unannounced system-wide upgrade my upload speed went way down...could no longer get 2Mb...lucky to get 1Mb to a test server even across the soi. It took True techs around 5 days to figure out my problem as they came out with several new routers, checked my line, checked the trunk line in my moobaan, and simply could not figure out/fix my upload speed problem. On one day the had three crews around my house checking the trunk line/equipment on the line, replaced my line, etc. Nothing helped. Then, after more and more people called in with the same problem over the next few days True narrowed it down to certain models of Cisco routers....and the new routers they initially tried to fix my problem was Cisco routers. Anyway, the techs came again to the house on about the 5th day and said we have a fix...they brought router from a different manufacture (can't remember the name now....maybe it was a Huawei)...it fixed my upload speed problem. They said their engineers had finally figured out the system-wide upgrade they did to their DOCSIS (cable) system simply did not agree with the firmware with some of the Cisco router models many customers had (and I had one of the affected models). So, they had to swap out certain Cisco router models with a different manufacturers router. But it took their engineers days to figure that out and apparently due to the high number complaints from customers with the Cisco routers....the engineers finally put 2 and 2 together to find the problem.
  6. True Online Upload Speed Problems

    In this post you added one additional piece of info (which I bolded) where the upload speed also decreases when testing within Thailand to some servers. Your opening post implied it only occurred when testing to "outside" of Thailand which would have been most likely a True "international gateway server" issue....that is, True not buying enough international bandwidth. But since you now say it happens to some servers "within Thailand" also that routing would not be going through True international gateway; it would be staying on their "domestic gateway" so their international gateway would not be a player. Something else is going on with your connection....my guess would be it's not a local issue but a issue with your account/how they have your connection setup on True's certain servers probably in Bangkok. Also, there's an outside chance it could be your router but an upload speed problem should appear regardless of the server you are connecting to...even a server across the soi. Also, keep in mind all Speedtest.net servers, or any speed tester test servers around the world, are created equal. That is, say Speedtest has multiple test servers at one city....like how Los Angeles using has 5 different severs to select. Although these severs are located in the same city you can get widely varying download and upload speeds when testing to all five...or at least I have experience that when testing to all of them over just a few minutes timespan. Obviously each sever does not have the same bandwidth capacity and/or the final few kilometers connection has varying bandwidth. Anyway, I just tested to probably every Speedtest.net server in Thailand and a lot of the Thailand locations/cities only have one server to select from so it didn't take long. I got full upload speed to each location except one which gave me 45Mb upload speed. But when testing to the Khon Kaen location where they had two severs, while I didn't get decreased upload speed on my AIS 200/50 plan (it actually give me 60Mb upload speed), I noticed the Khon Kaen University server gave really low download speed (I repeated the test several times with similar results), but the AIS server at Khon Kaen gave me full speed. Appears the Khon Kaen University server is having a bandwidth issue right now on the download side. Khon Kaen: AIS server Khon Kaen: Khon Kaen University server
  7. Is TVF exceptionally slow today?

    I started getting frequent 502 Bad Gateway errors today (have got several over the last hour)...on AIS Fibre 200/50 here in Bangkok. Before it was like once in a blue moon I would get such an gateway error to include during this "slowness" period TVF is experiencing. So, now we have slowness and bad gateway issues....not sure that shows promising progress in fixing things.
  8. 3bb vs ais fiber vs true online ( fttx)

    AIS Fibre 200/50 zipping along pretty good right now according to testmy.net download tests to Singapore and San Francisco a little before 1pm To Singapore To Singapore To San Francisco To San Francisco
  9. 3bb vs ais fiber vs true online ( fttx)

    And more playing around with Speedof.me to prevent inaccurate results is I just need to go to the speedof.me/m/ Lite site first...I "do not" need to run a test using the Lite version first but just immediately from the Lite menu select "View Full Site" which takes you to the full/desktop version just as if you had entered Speedof.me directly into your browser. Then run the Full Site version and get accurate results (i.e., no truncating/capping/clipping). This method works with Chrome but not with IE or Edge based on my testing. Just FYI in case you also experience strange (really low) results when using Speedof.me.
  10. 3bb vs ais fiber vs true online ( fttx)

    Regarding the Speedof.me speed tester (supposedly a single thread tester), back in this thread around 9 Sep 17 give or take a few days I bemoaned how I simply couldn't get the Speedof.me tester to work properly on my computer/with my AIS Fibre 200/50 plan (or my previous 100/10 plan) as it would almost always "truncate/clip/cap" my speed results to approx 20Mb speed to Singapore. It was like I was hitting a 20Mb speed glass ceiling....couldn't break through it. Had seen other posts from folks in this thread or other related threads talking the same issue with Speedof.me. Singapore is the only place Speedof.me tests to from Thailand as it automatically chooses the closest test server...a person can not pick a server. But the server location is not the issue; instead it must be Speedof.me programming/how it interfaces with your browser. None of the numerous other speed testers like testmy.net, speedtest.net, Nperf.com, etc., gave me truncated results like Speedof.me did. Well, I think I have finally figured out how to make Speedof.me (the full version) to work properly when using the Chrome browser, but does not work with Edge or IE even after deleting/clearing cookies as I still get the 20Mb speed capping when using IE or Edge. What I do is "first" go the Lite/Mobile version at speedof.me/m/, run the speed test which for at least the last two days has always worked properly for me---that is, not giving truncated/clipped/capped at around 20Mb download or upload speed. Then from its menu in the upper left hand corner I select "View Full Site" which takes you to the full/desktop version of Speedof.me. Start the the test and my results are "not" truncated. But if I start with the Full version first and then go to the mobile version my results are truncated. See the Mobile and Full test results below to Singapore....no truncating/capping/clipping of the results when using Chrome....I'm getting around 100Mb download speed and 60Mb upload speed to Singapore at this minute in the day....none of this Speedof.me "hit a 20Mb speed ceiling" stuff. Don't know why doing this method seems to make the Full version work properly in Chrome (at least for me), but for IE or Edge it doesn't work. It may be how the program sets it cookie....I just don't know. Speedof.me is a nice tester "visually" but since it don't allow you to pick the test server location (instead it just tests to its nearest server), I see that as a big drawback. Mobile Version Full/Desktop Version
  11. 3bb vs ais fiber vs true online ( fttx)

    Sounds like they may have taken you from behind the CGNAT (as you've said) and just set you up like a Pro plan (minus the cost) with public IP in hopes of fixing your speed problem.
  12. 3BB and International

    The ThaiVisa slowness problem is a ThaiVisa problem; not your ISP. The current TV Forum slowness problem (very slow) is talked about over in the Support forum.
  13. 3bb vs ais fiber vs true online ( fttx)

    If you are on a Pro plan it comes with a public IP address which I guess means you are not behind their CGNAT and the IP address shown in the router would be the same as you public IP address which is the 184 series right now. Are you on a Pro plan or a regular/home plan?
  14. 3bb vs ais fiber vs true online ( fttx)

    My AIS Fibre router shows the CGNAT 100 Series IP address in the router firmware menu and the 184 series when checking with whatismyipaddress. No change....still setup as before...behind a CGNAT. And a testmy.net download test to LA and a speedtest.net test to LA just a few minutes ago around 2:50pm Thailand time gave me below which is the normal for me the best I can remember as I don't test to LA a lot. Edit: a let me add a testmy.net download test to Singapore done at around 2:57pm. Take all speed test results with a big grain of salt....they change from minutes (sometimes drastically)....and your "local area" connection can be a factor also. I'm in western Bangkok on AIS Fibre 200/50.
  15. Is TVF exceptionally slow today?

    Yesterday I said super, super, super slow (3 supers). Let me update it for today: it's super, super, super, super slow (4 supers)....it's like watching grass grow. However over the last 24 hours there have been short periods when the Forum operated at normal speed...you didn't fall asleep waiting for a Forum thread/post to appear or respond.