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Continuing my previous post that was closed: https://forums.cox.com/forum_home/internet_forum/f/internet-forum/21292/internet-issues---consistent-lost-packets-north-phoenix-arizona
The same issue is still occurring. I now have months of data collected to support packet loss beyond my home, as well as an in-home Cox technician that confirmed the infrastructure beyond my home was the issue and that he was seeing packet loss at my tap while excluding my entire internal network. The call date was September 8, 2018 and packet loss beyond my home should be notated on my account in accordance with that call.
Here are screenshots from a packet testing utility I've been using while hard wired to my modem and through a router - the same packet loss issues persisted with or without the router in between. Packet loss also persisted through different hardware and operating systems. This packet loss issue persisted through three separate/new routers, two separate, brand new DOCSIS 3.0 modems, a Cox supplied Panoramic modem/router combo as well as the current Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 modem. The modem provisioning can be found in my account history.[img]https://i.imgur.com/gPOGI2V.png[/img][img]https://i.imgur.com/BIlwdLw.png[/img]
In the photo below, you can see lost packets using UDP (in the Ping Plotter application window, not a normal ICMP request that would normally be dropped due to low priority) and a normal ping in the command prompt window both displaying dropped packets at the same time using two separate types of communication:
Here is a screenshot from my modem indicating the uptime (less than three weeks, modem is brand new) and the several hundred thousand of corrections needed on bands 2-21:
I called Motorola to confirm my understanding of the "correction" column, and was immediately informed that the number of corrections based on the modem's status page is indicative of an issue with Cox's infrastructure beyond my home.
My RG6 line runs direct from the tap at the outside of my home to my modem - no splitters or other devices in use, and was replaced about two months ago by a Cox technician. The RG11 line that runs from the closest Cox ingress point to the outside of my home was replaced as well, about two months ago.
There is a problem with the Cox infrastructure in my area of Phoenix. I've been dealing with this problem for months, and have provided Cox with dozens of data sets like the ones linked in this post - yet no tangible corrective measures beyond replacing the lines running to my home have been taken.
I currently have a complaint in with the FCC and FTC, and will continue documenting and communicating this information out until the issue of packet loss is identified and corrected.
Here is an image of my internet from last night. 20+% packet loss. This is ridiculous and deserves to be addressed.
As you can see based on my previous post, the number of corrections made by my modem went up by 10,000 or more on several channels following the service outage last night:
I was unable to maintain a 1080p video stream from YouTube, let alone play games online. All devices suffering packet loss were hard wired to the router. Modem is brand new, DOCSIS 3.1 - Motorola MB8600 - approved for Cox's network according to your list of certified modems: https://www.cox.com/residential/support/cox-certified-cable-modems.html
My router is brand new and is demonstrating no issues according to my packet loss tracking utility. This is a problem with Cox's infrastructure beyond my home.
sjo102784 said:This is a problem with Cox's infrastructure beyond my home.
When the technician confirmed that, did they mention any maintenance tickets being open? Also, how many technicians have been out to your house in total? Might be time to think about a FCC complaint to get in touch with the right Cox people(CLI crew) in the area. See here for more on cable leakage.
We can certainly get this reported. At this time I am not detecting packet loss. do you notice this issue happening at a specific time of day?
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I've had thirteen separate in home visits.
I have two FCC complaints - one open currently. There was supposed to be a field maintenance ticket open, but apparently it was not.
In terms of leakage, I was told by the same tech that a neighbor was bleeding back into the area and may have been the culprit, but that was obviously not rectified being that the issue has persisted. My connection is a single RG6 from my modem to the tap at the side of my home - no splitters/etc in the mix. The entire run from my modem to the RG11 as well as the RG11 itself was replaced in September of this year.
If you consult the images linked, that will give you a general idea as to when it occurs. I tend to see this between 6AM to 9AM and 6PM to 11PM on weekdays and at various times during the weekend. The issue is sporadic and does not occur consistently. Some weeks it will occur a few days, and other weeks it will happen several days consecutively. Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday of this week were abysmal. Other people in my area are telling me they're experiencing the same symptoms.
In addition, my modem should demonstrate the hundreds of thousands of corrections necessary when dealing with the problems of infrastructure beyond my home. I've attached images of the status page in this post.