Technical Support: Bonsoir, keef fiyye se3dak?
Me: Bonsoir, badde 2es2alak iza fi chi machkal 3al internet?
Technical Support: No everything looks normal. What is your account?
(So I gave him my account)
Technical Support: Everything looks normal on my screen.
Me: Great! But everything looks great here too but I cannot go online for some reason.
Technical Support: Hmm, is this happening with you everyday at this hour (around 11pm).
Me: Almost every day yes.
Technical Support: Sorry we cannot do anything about it. The lines are getting overcrowded so some people are left out without internet.
Me: So this means everyone in Lebanon might be having the same issue I have?
Technical Support: I am afraid yes.
Me: And when do I expect to have my connection back?
Technical Support: I am afraid I do not have an answer for that.
Me: Thank you for your time.
I don’t think we should campaign for a faster connection, we should campaign for a connection to begin with!
Make sure your passports are up to date and your USA or Canadian visas in order…pack your bags.
heheh,,,,that’s funny! in other words just deal with it!
I was experiencing the same issue at night last week, the connection would just creep to a standstill, i could see the rate go from a pathetic 50kbps to 2bits/second…and stay there for about an hour or so and then all of a sudden everything goes back to normal…
What ISP do you use?
This is so weird, but my grandparents have an ogero connection and it is really really good compared to other lebanese isps. The only catch is that the bandwidth cap is pure shit, but the speed never goes below what is promised, even during high peak hours. I guess its only good for people who aren’t too data intensive.
Ogero is a good isp until you run into problems, or your quota runs out which is a certainty. but you will never get the advertised speed, perhaps 60% of that at best.