Very high Ping after 8pm each night

For the past week I have continuously have a high ping (170ms) from around 8pm , this is happening every night and is extremely frustrating

My location is Greenvale vic 3059
Please advise on a solution if possible



ozzcaddy-MODERATOR wrote 49 weeks ago

What are you doing on the computer around this time, gaming, Netflix, just normal web surfing?

Looking on the Optus Network map there is a tower to the south that has a problem. It is situated between Attwood and Coolaroo. There is no way of telling via the map when the problem with the tower began and when it will be fixed. Optus performs the maintenance on the towers.

Those customers that normally connect to this tower would be transferred to the tower with the next best signal that the modem decides. This can have a flow on affect to other surrounding towers, as towers become congested. Being at 8pm, prime time maybe the cause of the high ping and slower speeds.


Frosty-MODERATOR wrote 49 weeks ago

Also a tower at Melbourne Airport which is having maintenance work done. This might also push extra traffic to your area? Here is the link to the Optus map:

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