I found this great guide on how to stop TWC from throttling “cached videos”. The main ones I use being YouTube and Twitch.TV. I use an iMac so this is Mac specific. For windows follow the link to the original article and scroll to the bottom of the page. mitchribar.com/2013/02/time-warner-cable-sucks-for-youtube-twitchtv/
For those comfortable with the Mac command line
Blocking these IP addresses from connecting to you computer force TWC into streaming the actual video instead of trying to pre-cache the videos. There will be a 1-2 min startup but then no interruptions afterwards.
I’m comfortable with computers and networking. Now that I know which IP addresses to block does anyone know of a good router that I can block these for all my devices? I want to use this trick so I can get better YouTube performance on my PS3 and Smart phone when connected to my home network. I have a Linksys E3000 but I can’t filter specific IP addresses through the stock firmware. There is very little custom firmware support for this model and I don’t want to brick my router with experimental firmware.