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  1. Ishaq786's Avatar
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    Default Live streaming

    Since day 1, my Playbook has never been able to live stream anything . It just buffers and buffers for minutes and minutes without any activity.

    I know it's not my wifi speed because speedtest says I'm doing 20Mbps.

    It won't even play the Al Jazeera live stream app or any other live stream in the browser.

    How can I fix this issue? Why does it continuosly buffer?
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    Not a problem for me.
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    I just watched my Bears playing the titans for more than 3 hours without any problem at all.
    I am able to watch movies or tv shows or news and listen to radio stations since the very first day that I got my PlayBook and that was 18 months ago.
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    Well that's very weird. I've tried debricks. I've tried changing my wifi's. I've tried everything. It just buffers forever. I would think 20Mbps is quick enough to live stream.
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    The stronger the password encryption, the harder it is for streaming to work properly, because data has to be encrypted and then decrypted all the time.

    Try changing the wifi security and maybe setting the PlayBook's IP to DMZ so the firewall doesn't get in the way.

    Cleaning cookies may also help.
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    Quote Originally Posted by bibochas View Post
    I just watched my Bears playing the titans for more than 3 hours without any problem at all.
    I am able to watch movies or tv shows or news and listen to radio stations since the very first day that I got my PlayBook and that was 18 months ago.
    Where did you watch the football game?
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    Just type Abc live streaming on your browser(google search) and it will take you to a page where you will see it.
    Then when you open the site you will see the sports that you want to watch then you will see the list of games and
    that's it. Actually very good site, hope you like it, too.
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    One thing is your broadband speed, another the wifi signal strength from your wifi router to your PB. If you are in the -40dB range, you should be good to go.
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    I've. Tried many of those live sports streaming sites, those annoying ads on the screen that you just can't get rid of will drive you crazy. If someone knows an easy way please share it.
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    Default Re: Live streaming

    i stream stuff all the time on twitch and jtv.com and never have an issue
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    I had the same problem with wireless "n" and switched to wireless g and presto! Hope this helps

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