Question / Help Weird KBPS drops to 0 // Cox ISP Throttling?


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(Posting same post on r/Twitch, if you see it in two places that's why) No BS here. Straight to the point. Problem: Over an inconsistent period of time, my KBPS will plummet to 0 (I've already tried the steps in the following links (OBS troubleshooting, OBS forum thread, Reddit). If needed, here are Twitch Inspector graphs demonstrating my problem (here) Ran a traceroute to twitch live servers, cuts off after it reaches ISP (Cox, see tracert here). This is most likely due to Cox not allowing ICMP traffic because it's low priority (see here). However, this gave me the idea that Cox may be throttling my connection in some weird way. Found this deleted reddit post on the r/Twitch sub and thought that it might be my issue. Called Cox yesterday, spoke to supervisor, tech came out today and blamed it on COVID overloading the servers. Seemed fishy, but the problems are still continuing. Thoughts? If you need any more info, I'll be active here. Thanks