Yes, proxy & add-ons can negatively affect your Internet connection!
Here are the results of my test -
Loading a page with proxy: 3 - 15 seconds.
Loading a page without proxy: 0.5 - 2 seconds.
Why is my Internet connection so slow?
Browsing the Internet with slow Internet connection is a little bit frustrating and there’s a solution to that which is to get another reliable and fast Internet connection.
But, in a situation where your Internet connection is fast and everything seems to be difficult, or things are not going the way it suppose to go what can make your Internet connection to slow in this type of occasion?
Is it because the connection is too fast or what?
That is absolutely wrong but, there are many things which can cause your Internet connection to slow down even when you’re transferring data at a peak level (when you’re using the Internet with the most fastest and highest speed ever).
There are many steps you can take in increasing the speed of your Internet connection and in this post we’ll talk and outline many ways which you can take to prevent your Internet connection from running slow.
Ultimately your top internet speed will depend on your T1, DSL, or wireless internet provider. Although the following steps can be taken to get the most out of the connection you have.