Swimmer S: 1. Holidays: everyone and their mother is on the internet today and tonight.
2. There are too many people in your neighbor on the internet (your internet node can't handle the capacity).
3. You have Comcast……..this is the norm with that company.
4. The last possibility is there is something wrong with your computer or network.
Note if you are running wireless try to hook up your computer directly (ethernet cable) to the modem or router.
Yes it is. Streaming video takes a lot of bandwidth.
Probably, cuz you know, it's Christmas and maybe people want to have a movie night.
Yes that is the reason