Was slow on my Shaw 50 acct, even slower on Telus Fiber 150, T3200M. The un-usability of Shaw now looks much more usable and attractive. Completely willing to buy my way out of my new Telus 2 year contract and go back to Shaw or another provider if there's no solution.
Firstly, ports 1433 and 1434 aren't blocked by my firewall. Connecting via VPN to this SQL instance is faster everywhere else I've been in the world, whether tethering to my phone (with the exception of the Telus network), using an airport lounge's wifi, etc...
The Googles has indicated that this type of traffic isn't throttled? I can access the SQL instance so it's not being blocked.
Before I buy my way out does anyone know of a solution?