All non-streaming services and non-time sensitive services, like software and operating system updates, are subject to your platform’s traffic management policy. This includes any type of Apple, Windows, or Java download or software update.

How can I get my updates and downloads?

One option is to initiate downloads and schedule updates during non-peak times. Many updates, including those from Apple and Windows, can be scheduled to run during non-peak times so you don’t even need to be at your computer when they happen. Here are some guides for scheduling updates for various services:

Scheduling software updates and downloads is an option for many popular programs. Take a look at your software providers support section for more details.

What you’ll find here

Tips for scheduling software updates and downloads.