Poor Netflix performance on BSNL Bharat Fiber Broadband

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Netflix is not working properly on bsnl ftth recently. Thumbnails are not loading and feels deep lag on every platform. All other sites are working perfectly. I have a backup kerelavision broadband connection and when I switch to KV, Netflix not showing any issues. I tried with multiple dns and there is no difference. Please help
 

eriek_halenx

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Hi,

There is an option to check network in Netflix app. It should show any error, and max download speed. If you find an issue, you could check N with some other device on bsnl ftth itself, say a firetv stick or a laptop browser, to see if the same issue is there.

I've had this lag once or twice on N using my bsnl ftth. Issue with lower speed, thumbnails being slow etc. It was solved after restarting my wifi router. Case of interference on 2.4 Ghz + older router + thick walls etc in my case.

And how recently has the problem started? and where in kerala are you located?
 
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philip

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I am also facing issues in netflix strreaming .I am not able to download videos from netflix.The downloading gets dangled not finishing ever. I assume it is due to that the newly installed netflix cache in their network , maybe some connectivity issues.Earier it was fine for me. I am on Bharat Fiber 849 plan and is from Kottayam in kerala.
 


philip

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Thats because they are using Akamai as their cdn while Netflix is providing contents through its own cdn
 
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Thank you for the response. I am using Dlink Dir 882 model router. I just changed ac band wifi channel width limited to 20/40Mhz from 20/40/80/160Mhz. Now NetFlix working completely fine. I don't know the exact reason, but after this change it gets okay.
 


philip

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I am still having the issue .I am not able to download any of the titles.The connection will not move above 1mbps. Please help me with this . i am not able to download a single one of them.
 

BSNL_Loyalist

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Netflix is not working properly on bsnl ftth recently. Thumbnails are not loading and feels deep lag on every platform. All other sites are working perfectly. I have a backup kerelavision broadband connection and when I switch to KV, Netflix not showing any issues. I tried with multiple dns and there is no difference. Please help
Go to Fast.com (Netflix's own, connected to Netflix servers) and run a speedtest. What values does it return? In my experience BSNL follows net neutrality and doesn't throttle.
 

philip

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Speeds to fast.com are the maximum possible getting a 55Mbps up and down. The issue is very recent since only after BSNL added a netflix OCA cache in to their server.Earlier it was no issues
 

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