Diablo® III

Latency issues with Optus cable

I'm in NSW and am having terrible latency issues with Optus. A few weeks back I would be getting between 200-300ms latency. In the last week or so I have been getting terrible spikes of between 1k and 2k latency and it only stays on 300-400ms for a short time. Anyone else using Optus cable seeing similar problems in the last week or so?
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Optus routes through Asia I'm told(or at least used too) not sure about now.

Can you provide a trace route of when things are lagging badly to see what hop is causing it?

https://us.battle.net/support/en/article/performing-a-traceroute

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http://business.singtel.com/coverage/

pretty cool
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I have been monitoring the issue and looks like everything may be back to normal. I will keep and eye on it. Thanks very much for the information, most helpful.
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Spoke to soon, back to big lag spikes again. This is my traceroute.

3 294 ms 313 ms 276 ms riv3-ge4-0-1.gw.optusnet.com.au [198.142.192.25]

4 327 ms 325 ms 352 ms mas3-ge2-0.gw.optusnet.com.au [211.29.126.105]
5 491 ms 575 ms 518 ms 203.208.174.85
6 602 ms 640 ms 669 ms xe-2-3-0.lax30.ip4.tinet.net [216.221.157.153]
7 688 ms 676 ms 701 ms as7018.lax30.ip4.tinet.net [77.67.79.174]
8 683 ms 738 ms 754 ms cr2.la2ca.ip.att.net [12.123.30.190]
9 943 ms 765 ms 749 ms gar20.la2ca.ip.att.net [12.122.128.181]
10 790 ms 798 ms 924 ms 12-122-254-238.attens.net [12.122.254.238]
11 1119 ms 868 ms 861 ms mdf001c7613r0004-gig-10-1.lax1.attens.net [12.12
9.193.250]
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Latency is spiking frequently for me all of a sudden in QLD as well (Telstra here):

250ms - 400+ - 800+... back and forth...

4 34 ms 34 ms 34 ms 172.18.241.105
5 36 ms 34 ms 34 ms bundle-ether10-woo10.brisbane.telstra.net [110.1
42.226.13]
6 29 ms 35 ms 31 ms bundle-ether3.woo-core1.brisbane.telstra.net [20
3.50.11.52]
7 42 ms 45 ms 46 ms bundle-ether11.chw-core2.sydney.telstra.net [203
.50.11.70]
8 41 ms 46 ms 46 ms bundle-ether1.oxf-gw2.sydney.telstra.net [203.50
.6.90]
9 41 ms 43 ms 42 ms tengigabitethernet14-0.sydo-core01.sydney.reach.
com [203.50.13.42]
10 * 48 ms 46 ms i-0-3-2-0.sydo-core02.bi.telstraglobal.net [202.
84.220.189]
11 185 ms 184 ms 184 ms i-0-7-0-0.1wlt-core01.bx.telstraglobal.net [202.
84.249.54]
12 230 ms 227 ms 228 ms i-0-0-0-3.tlot02.bi.telstraglobal.net [202.84.25
1.189]
13 212 ms 208 ms 209 ms 208.173.53.141
14 229 ms 233 ms 229 ms 208.174.194.66
15 237 ms * 230 ms cr2.la2ca.ip.att.net [12.123.30.150]
16 284 ms 227 ms 238 ms gar20.la2ca.ip.att.net [12.122.128.181]
17 230 ms 229 ms 318 ms 12-122-254-238.attens.net [12.122.254.238]
18 229 ms 231 ms 229 ms mdf001c7613r0004-gig-10-1.lax1.attens.net [12.12
9.193.250]
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Was much better this morning and stable from QLD. 250ms stable.
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Bigpond in Melbourne.

It was pretty bad last night before the server maintenance. Keep getting 1k ping :(
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you need to play on the Asia server. you will get 190 ping and it will never go higher than 230.
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Optus cable here, Ping is going nuts after 7pm
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Telstra ADSL 2 QLD - been getting spikes since yesterday. Seems there's an issue with blizzard servers to AUS.

As a sidenote to this topic - latency sits 200ms without spikes, whereas League of Legends latency sits at 180ms.

Back on topic: no lag spikes on LoL.
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