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Old 12.09.2018, 22:57
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UPC performance is a piece of crap

Anyone else have the same issue esp. with DNS unreliability?
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Old 13.09.2018, 01:15
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Re: UPC performance is a piece of crap

Just run your own resolver-cache on your router.

Or do you mean the authoritative servers?
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Re: UPC performance is a piece of crap

use

google 8.8.8.8
ibm 9.9.9.9
cloudflare 1.1.1.1

for your dns instead.. all reliable
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Re: UPC performance is a piece of crap

welcome to the club
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Old 16.09.2018, 11:28
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Re: UPC performance is a piece of crap

A day doesn't go by where the service doesn't disconnect at least once. Then it's unplug and re-plug the router.

A daily ritual!
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Old 20.09.2018, 09:43
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A day doesn't go by where the service doesn't disconnect at least once. Then it's unplug and re-plug the router.

A daily ritual!
This isn't normal - get your line checked and your router. I had a lot of disconnection issues but after UPC exchanged the router, they were all gone. Been running rock stable for over a year now. Can't say the same for my Swisscom TV thing :-/
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Old 20.09.2018, 09:47
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A day doesn't go by where the service doesn't disconnect at least once. Then it's unplug and re-plug the router.

A daily ritual!
Ritual is an important part of life. See it as a lesson to you
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A day doesn't go by where the service doesn't disconnect at least once. Then it's unplug and re-plug the router.

A daily ritual!
While not daily, I can second this. Every 1-2 weeks I have to disconnect and reconnect their router.

Haven't pissed me off enough to complain about it.
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While not daily, I can second this. Every 1-2 weeks I have to disconnect and reconnect their router.

Haven't pissed me off enough to complain about it.
LAN or WLAN?
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Re: UPC performance is a piece of crap

I have UPC and the same happens on a weekly basis. So frustrating. I have heard that Sunrise is pretty good but have no personal experience with them.
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Re: UPC performance is a piece of crap

its probably got nothing to do with UPC but has to do with your setup
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A day doesn't go by where the service doesn't disconnect at least once. Then it's unplug and re-plug the router.

A daily ritual!

What's weird is that just before disconnecting it makes 2x a knocking sound.

As if someone is knocking on a door!
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What's weird is that just before disconnecting it makes 2x a knocking sound.

As if someone is knocking on a door!
This is a HW issue, you need to replace your box. Just call UPC and they will send you a replacement unit.

Good luck.
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Old 22.09.2018, 22:46
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Re: UPC performance is a piece of crap

Have had UPC wireless internet in Zurich and moved the same set-up to Basel.
No problems ever !!

Do you use chromecast? Chromecast is known to interfere with Wifi

https://www.google.com/search?client....0.ggEtSjUtlUo

Or perhaps you use something else which interferes with it?
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Re: UPC performance is a piece of crap

UPC service is pretty flawless in my opinion. I work from home and I go months(literally 2 or 3 months) without needing to restart anything.
Hint: Put the UPC device in bridging mode and buy some decent gear.
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