UNLIMITED SILVER 25 Mbps Super Slow! cancel or downgrade?

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I'm on UNLIMITED SILVER 25 Mbps and speed seams to be at an almost constant 1 Mbps(aside from 5am): https://testmy.net/quickstats/kipperbitsI suppose this might be fine for streaming low quality video, but I'm more interested in downloading the occasional large file without having to wait forever. Thats kind of why I upgraded to a 25Mbps plan to begin with. It sounds like others with unlimited plans are having the same problem with slow speed. I'm curious what sort of speeds people are getting on the Liberty plans(during daytime hours)? just trying to figure out if i need to cancel or if downgrading to my Liberty 50 plan will have better speed?
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Posted 2 months ago

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steve heller

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I'm not sure this will help you, but I just switched from the same plan you have to the new 50 MB Gold plan. It's the same price, and seems to be working a lot better, but this is my first day, so who knows if it will keep up?
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I just switched back to Liberty 50($100/month), we will have to wait and see how it goes... Whats this Gold plan? it was not available for me. 
It looks like others have been having this problem for awhile now; its funny it took me so long to realize this problem. Although I probably first noticed a slow down 2 months ago.
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Bradley

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Let’s just call it unlimited silver with throttle from now on.
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kipbits

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Perhaps I spoke a tiny bit too soon on speed improvements, although it still much better than before. My updated average now since downgrading is probably around 7 Mbps outside of bonus hours, speed bounces around a lot though. (is still much better than the constant 0.8 Mbps i was getting before) https://testmy.net/quickstats/kipperbits
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@kipbits,

Where do you stand with respect to your 50 GB priority data? Over? Under?
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kipbits

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I'm still under my limit for the month, so that is priority data
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B. Hush

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Glad I read the reviews of Viasat and other satellite based internet! I will stick with Unlimited-LTE-Advanced and never be on a pathetic satellite service!