Why are my downloads so slow? Is this normal ?

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  1. JosephInVermont
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    I have an iPad "classic" (thats a 1...: ) with current software. When purchasing a movie or tv series on itunes it takes all night and then some to download. This is true whether I download to a laptop and then transfer or put it directly on the ipad. Is this normal? All my downloads are wireless on my home network, which is a dsl and works fine with no issues.
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    Everything for me was slow because I had issues with my download of ios5. Try reinstalling it
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    Ours is running very slow a lot now. I think it is just the age, but I have been considering reinstalling the iOS as well.
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    My main issues came when I installed the updates via wifi. I had issues with everything being slow. I would back up and restore and see if it fixes. Apple advisors told me this fixes most issues.
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    If the download is slow on your laptop as well as your iPad this to me would indicate your Internet connection rather than something wrong with your iPad.
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    I had the same problem with download speed. Upload speed was not a problem. The fix I did was changed my wireless router security to WPA and my speed went from .045 Mbps to 15 Mbps.

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