As stated in title, watching the current TI from South Asia, Dota TV connects you to Chinese Dota TV servers. These servers are really laggy with 400-500 ping. Both audio and video lag with constant disconnects from server every 10 minutes or so.

The issue is not with internet because playing on SEA servers is fine. There is hardly any lag on twitch.tv too.

Speed Test Results 2880866225.png

Traceroute info
traceroute to 61.182.135.101 (61.182.135.101), 35 hops max, 40 byte packets
1 174.36.196.241-static.reverse.softlayer.com (174.36.196.241) 0.269 ms 0.324 ms 0.360 ms
2 ae11.dar02.sr01.wdc01.networklayer.com (208.43.118.137) 0.286 ms 0.274 ms 0.268 ms
3 ae9.bbr01.eq01.wdc02.networklayer.com (173.192.18.202) 1.205 ms 1.228 ms 0.837 ms
4 ash-bb1-link.telia.net (213.248.78.129) 74.645 ms 1.232 ms 74.623 ms
5 ash-bb3-link.telia.net (80.91.248.156) 0.578 ms 0.613 ms 0.574 ms
6 sjo-bb1-link.telia.net (213.155.130.211) 73.128 ms sjo-bb1-link.telia.net (80.91.248.204) 71.788 ms 71.803 ms
7 chinaunicom-ic-141282-sjo-bb1.c.telia.net (213.248.71.90) 73.164 ms chinaunicom-ic-127288-sjo-bb1.c.telia.net (213.248.73.190) 72.554 ms chinaunicom-ic-141282-sjo-bb1.c.telia.net (213.248.71.90) 73.334 ms
8 219.158.30.237 (219.158.30.237) 244.472 ms 244.305 ms 244.459 ms
9 219.158.96.217 (219.158.96.217) 244.993 ms 245.007 ms 245.420 ms
10 219.158.4.241 (219.158.4.241) 236.225 ms 236.529 ms 235.748 ms
11 219.158.15.118 (219.158.15.118) 271.460 ms 271.245 ms 271.020 ms
12 61.182.179.146 (61.182.179.146) 290.892 ms 290.462 ms 290.795 ms
13 61.182.128.18 (61.182.128.18) 291.287 ms 291.526 ms 291.752 ms
14 61.182.128.38 (61.182.128.38) 270.692 ms 270.540 ms 270.410 ms
15 * * *
16 * * *
17 * * *
18 * * *
19 * * *
20 * * * (times out after this)

Ping Stats
PING 61.182.135.101 (61.182.135.101) 56(84) bytes of data.

--- 61.182.135.101 ping statistics ---
10 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 4541ms

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So can the South Asian viewers please be connected to SEA servers (or European even) since both of these are better than the Chinese Dota TV servers. There is no viewing pleasure watching on Dota TV with constant lags and disconnects.