Seems like the further away something is the higher the ping?
I’ve been 350ms ping according to speedtest.net lately, but when i turn my router-modem thing on off i get 11ms ping, so seems like router-modems can cause bad ping.
It’s called latency or (rarely) RTT, not “ping”, and network congestion is almost always the reason for such high values.
Network congestion doesn’t lead to very high RTT if QoS is done correctly and there is no buffer bloat.
I’m a network engineer and my colleagues and I all say ‘ping’ instead of RTT since that saves us two syllables and everyone knows what we mean ;)
You’re correct of course, the ping tool measures RTT through ICMP.
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