This unreliability can be due to many considerations. It might be the internet host using sub standard sub-standard servers. It might even be the internet host overselling their services and enrolling lots more accounts than their available resources can support.
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google hosting. These slow speeds may in a few cases be due to the same reasons as I have listed in ‘b ‘ above. One businessman even bitched latterly that when they called the support dept of a certain host company, the telephone was answered alright but by a non-English talking expert.
Luis Perez is the president and General Manager for MDS-Host, a website hosting company.