Good morning everyone!
Your thirst for more bandwidth has pushed some of our equipment to it's limits - as a result we are having to erect a temporary tower while we wait for government approval to erect a much larger and more permanent tower.
To give you an idea, we're moving on average 330 gigabytes a day - or about 10 terabytes per month. This is more than we expected at this stage of the game. To put this amount of data in perspective, this works out to over 4,000 hours of HD Netflix per month - about 5 times more hours than there are in an actual month.
We're thrilled that people are using Detour to it's maximum, and we look forward to the improvements this upgrade will bring.
The tower should take about a half-day to erect, and at the end there will be a short "blip" of less than a minute as we switch antennae. Provided the weather holds out, this should be happening today around 4:00pm. This should clear up 90% of the speed issues we've been having since the new year. With this new tower up, we'll be able to better handle the major speed upgrade headed down the pipe in the next couple weeks that we've been waiting for since mid-December.
Thanks again for taking the Detour!