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Being thottled, is there anything that I can do?

Hi There, It does not happen often, very occassionally. But I get throttled from time-to-time when I really need to be online.

I have an ADSL 4MB uncapped line and am being penalised due to fair usage policy.


This week was a bad week for me as I installed 2x digital games on my xbox one which came in at 70GB give or take in about 48hours.

I have contacted Telkom and they said there is nothing I can do, do you have any suggestions?

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@AntTheAssassin I have a 50Gb capped account and I know that downloads between 00:00 - 07:00 don't affect my cap - night surfer, so I queue up my downloads then.

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Re: Being thottled, is there anything that I can do?


@LordLethal - a little correction , it is from 00:00 - 07:00 everyday Smiley Happy. That extra hour means alot to some of us Man Tongue


@AntTheAssassin - 2 Things, you can either abide with what is said above and schedule large downloads for night surfer time OR switch to a capped solution. Telkom Internet is running a double data promo until 31st March 2016. You can re-evaluate by then what you want to do Man Surprised.

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