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SIM / mobile account refresh?
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That speed difference between Google and Ookla appears to indicate either traffic shaping or a peering issue, i.e. the route your connection takes between your router and the server.  I still suspect the 10Mbps speed to be traffic shaping as usually a bad or congested route will not give a consistent figure.  It's like Vodafone's gateway is falsely treating your traffic as the 10Mbps max plan. 

Ookla's speed test runs its traffic over the TCP port 8080, so if their traffic shaping only affects certain ports such as HTTPS (443), this would lead to the different test result figures.  Ookla also makes multiple simultaneous connections to its test server, whereas Google makes just a single connection:

   

One test you can try is with with a VPN as many VPN providers let you select different port #s.  A few years ago when Three was traffic shaping by port #, I used to run a VPN connection over port 8080, which gave me close to what Ookla's speed test was getting. 

The hide.me VPN has a 10GB free allowance which is plenty to test with.  First try running the Google speed test with its default setting.  If there is no change, then try going into its settings -> Advanced -> VPN Protocol.  Select "IKEv2", then on the Advanced Tab, select "Use custom ports" and change the IPSec SA Port to 8080.
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SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Lynx - 26/04/2021, 10:03 PM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Seán - 26/04/2021, 10:32 PM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Lynx - 27/04/2021, 09:07 PM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Lynx - 29/04/2021, 08:24 AM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Lynx - 05/05/2021, 10:00 AM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Seán - 05/05/2021, 02:07 PM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Lynx - 10/05/2021, 09:39 AM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Seán - 10/05/2021, 05:13 PM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Lynx - 11/05/2021, 09:37 AM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Seán - 11/05/2021, 07:47 PM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Lynx - 12/05/2021, 08:53 AM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Seán - 12/05/2021, 06:08 PM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Lynx - 12/05/2021, 09:02 PM
RE: SIM / mobile account refresh? - by Seán - 13/05/2021, 10:59 AM

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