It can be paused and it may be because of the provider side. I am using a vpn which is running perfectly on my system and i have found the provider details from vpnranks. I will suggest you to go for it and resolve your compression issue.
Data flow is halved with latest Opera Max, image quality filter doesn't work properly. No problem with Max test version, btw. Another thing, when ISP main internet connection use a free DNS by defaut then we talk about VPS support instead VPN.