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    Will SkyBB effect my BT line?

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      Will SkyBB effect my BT line?

      Sorry if this seems a dumb question but I'm nervous!

      I have a straighforward no nonsense BT telephone line which is not ADSL enabled. When I get SkyBB will it impact on my BT telephone services at all? I know I have to fit microfilters.

      btw what is "sync speed" is it the sames as the line speed that the marketing ("get 8 meb") refers to

      Thanks

      Rich

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      no it will not affect your voice line.

      the speed you get is determined by the quality of signal between you and your exchange.

      there are various checkers around which will give you some idea of what to expect, but these may vary greatly and are some times inaccurate.

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      Thanks dingdong

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      Welcome to the site Rich

      You may find the phone will go down while they move a few wires around.

      Good luck
      Ray

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      "sync speed" & "line speed" as you refer to them Rich is often the same.

      Many ADSL1 services these days have been upgraded to MaxDSL up to 8Mb service. Assuming the exchange to house line length is within limits, the line will sync @ 8Mb.

      However if the subscriber is on a cheaper package, the ISP will limit the download "line speed" to say 2Mb.

      Thus the line syncs at 8Mb but will perform like a 2Mb line due to the ISPs restriction.
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