iOS 7 update traffic

Gabriel Blanchard gabe at
Thu Sep 19 19:38:57 UTC 2013

On 13-09-19 02:46 PM, Warren Bailey wrote:
> A line, is a line, is a line, is a line.
> There's no difference. Updates are available to all devices on a "download
> day", and providers networks are drastically reduced in capacity as a
> result. Apple does not cut them checks to serve it up, why should that
> traffic be more important than anything else? I'd DSCP updates to best
> effort hell and tell Apple I'd like a small share of the revenue they've
> gained from all the devices *I* am responsible for updating. They're not
> getting these updates OTA often, they actually advocate (shocking, AT&T
> wanting to save bandwidth) using your home Wi-Fi to download it. Providers
> can handle peaks, but SURGES begin to cause problems quickly. On
> narrowband pipes, we actually KILL updates.. They screw us that hard.
You fail at internet, please try again later.

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