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    downgrading to sky mid

    This is a discussion on downgrading to sky mid within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; this is my first post in this excellent forum so be gentle with me. I moved to sky max recently ...

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      downgrading to sky mid

      this is my first post in this excellent forum so be gentle with me. I moved to sky max recently moving from VM, been told that we can have sky max. my stats are:
      ystem Up Time 00:14:17
      Port Status TxPkts RxPkts Collisions Tx B/s Rx B/s Up Time
      WAN PPPoA 1764 2005 0 197 2894 00:12:44
      LAN 10M/100M 2307 2229 0 2809 288 00:14:15
      WLAN 11M/54M 205 37 0 24 4 00:14:06

      ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 4608 kbps 768 kbps
      Line Attenuation 57.0 db 31.5 db
      Noise Margin 7.3 db 14.0 db
      I have been told that my line will not take more than that. If I downgrade to skymid, will my speed drops further or remain the same


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      Re: downgrading to sky mid

      Firstly, Welcome to SkyUser.co.uk

      Missya1, Looking at your stats, It would seem you are getting a pretty decent speed, Based on your distance from the BT Exchange.

      You could possibly get a little bit more, But if you are currently having a stable connection, Then I really wouldnt want to start fiddling.

      Some of the things you can do, To see if it helps,

      Moving over to Mid will save you 5, But you loose the freedom of the "Unlimited".

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      Re: downgrading to sky mid

      it would stay the same, onyl difference is the upload speed will go down to 416 and you'll have a download cap of 40GB a month - tbh its more hassle then it's worth for a fiver.....but good luck to you if you try and downgrade

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      Re: downgrading to sky mid

      thanks guys, The stats from using master socket/test socket. I decided to stick with sky max for now

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      Re: downgrading to sky mid

      As pointed out, your download speed would remain the same but your upload speed would drop to 416! Also if you go to mid then you have a 40GB cap!

      If you don't need the extra upload then I would downgrade, after all the 40GB cap is more than enough unless you download loads of movies and mp3's!!!

      At the end of the day it's not a case of it being just a fiver!!! you could save 60 a year! If your with sky BB for the next five years then thats an extra 300 in your pocket!

     

     

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