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    Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

    This is a discussion on Will Sky Max Be Any Better??? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Ok guys, here is your mission (should you choose to accept it), I am currently with Orange and my current ...

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      Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

      Ok guys, here is your mission (should you choose to accept it), I am currently with Orange and my current stats are
      Connection mode: G.DMT
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      Noise Margin (dB): 6.0
      Attenuation (dB): 41.0
      Attainable download rate (kbps)7040

      Am I likely to get any better with Sky Max?
      And if so' then better in which ways?

      Many thanks in advance guys.


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      Re: Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

      Hello.

      On Sky MAX you should get at least the same download approx 7mb, however you will have an improved upload at 768kbs against the 400ish now.

      Throw in the fact that it's only 10.00 a mth, no defined (rumour has it 250gb cap) download limits, it's a no brainer.

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      Re: Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

      Fair point about the Stella NR, just thought my low noise margin may cause instability probs?

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      Re: Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

      You should theoretically get exactly the same if not better as you have now performance wise.

      Line Attenuation 46 db
      Noise Margin 6 db

      And I have a download speed of 6920 kbps.




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      Re: Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

      Quote Originally Posted by x LAGER LOUT x View Post
      thought my low noise margin may cause instability probs?
      Noise margin is only a relative measure i.e a measure relating to the current router connection parameters. Reboot your router and it will change. Makes no difference what package you're on.

      The first sticky in my signature explains.

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      Re: Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

      I'm getting concerned now, I have never seen my noise margin above 6.1 or below 5.8, will this affect my stability?
      I read your link but it didn't explain properly ie my noise margin never really changes?

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      Re: Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

      It doesn't matter whether it is 6db or 60db, stays the same or changes. You're not on Sky and you don't have a Sky router. Your current noise margin (on Orange and with another router) has no relevance to what you might experience on Sky Max.

      In any case, noise margin is not a measure of stability.

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      Re: Will Sky Max Be Any Better???

      Thanks for that Saturday, clears things up a bit.

     

     

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