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    View Poll Results: My Connection has changed

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    • from MER to PPPoA

      20 27.78%
    • from PPPoA to MER

      11 15.28%
    • Always been MER

      21 29.17%
    • Always been PPPoA

      15 20.83%
    • I have no idea what you are on about

      5 6.94%
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    Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

    This is a discussion on Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA within the Polls forums, part of the Website news category; There are loads of posts recently regarding people's connections being changed from MER to PPPoA for some reason. Let us ...

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      Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      There are loads of posts recently regarding people's connections being changed from MER to PPPoA for some reason.

      Let us know if you have been changed in this thread, and any differences that you may have noticed, performance wise.




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      Re: Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      Is the intention to survey recent changes only or is the timing not relevant?

      Distinguish FTTC?
      JPL

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      Re: Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      I guess we are just trying to see if this is happening to everyone, you could put if you are on Fibre or ADSL in the reply as well?

      I may have just reset the poll by accident as I was looking to add multiple answers and add Fibre / ADSL connection type, but failed.




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      Re: Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      Maybe people would like to know how to check?

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      Re: Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      Quote Originally Posted by dms05 View Post
      Maybe people would like to know how to check?
      If they have to know how to check, then they probably wouldn't know if they have been changed, (no disrespect to those users intended of course).

      But to do so, then login to the router;

      http://192.168.0.1

      Then click on Further Diagnostic Help

      Username: admin
      Password: sky (unless you have previously changed this)

      Then look at the ADSL Port information further down that page for this bit

      ADSL Port
      MAC Address <<removed>>
      IP Address <<removed>>
      Network Type PPPoA
      IP Subnet Mask 255.255.255.255
      Gateway IP Address 87.87.248.221
      Domain Name Server 90.207.238.97 90.207.238.99




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      Re: Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      I see you have included an option for Deadman!


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      Re: Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      Quote Originally Posted by dog-man View Post
      I see you have included an option for Deadman!


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      Yeh he hasn't voted yet though.




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      Re: Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      Still MER here, just rebooting the router though, will report back if I see it change

      Edit: Nope, still MER after rebooting

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      Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      Quote Originally Posted by dog-man View Post
      I see you have included an option for Deadman!


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      Multiple answers,PMSL at work


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      Re: Sky Connections Changing from MER to PPPoA

      MER with my Sky router or PPPoA with my old Netgear DG834N router (last tried a few weeks ago and still works) so technically have both/either here.

     

     
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