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    Help determining Max Speed

    This is a discussion on Help determining Max Speed within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Hello this is my first post I would like to switch from Virgin to sky for full broadband but would ...

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      Help determining Max Speed

      Hello this is my first post I would like to switch from Virgin to sky for full broadband but would like to know what is the max speed I could get from sky. I have attached my stats. I know it is base package but would like an estimate based on the stats to see if I should quit virgin. Thanks for the help

      port Status TxPkts RxPkts Collisions Tx B/s Rx B/s Up Time
      WAN PPPoA 997 1520 0 0 0 0:18:48
      LAN 9018 6935 0 0 0 0:19:52
      WLAN 0 0 0 0 0 0:19:24
      ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 1024 kbps 256 kbps
      Line Attenuation 29.0 db 16.5 db
      Noise Margin 32.8 db 14.0 db
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      re: Help determining Max Speed

      Should get around 16Mb with stats like that.

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      re: Help determining Max Speed

      No one can say for certain what your speed would be, but with your attenuation, you should get 14-16 Mb. You are actually capped, even for the Base packeage, you should be getting 2048kbps. Phone Sky to have it lifted.

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      Re: Help determining Max Speed

      Thanks for the quick rsponses. Will my noise margin be a problem?

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      Re: Help determining Max Speed

      No your margin is very high at the moment because you are capped. It will reduce if your present cap is raised and again if you subscribe to Mid or Max.

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      Re: Help determining Max Speed

      The 1Mb / 256k speeds you're set to at the moment are NORMAL. They are the new start speeds Sky are using.
      Don't call Sky, there's no need. Within the next couple of days your speed will go to 2Mb. Remember to leave your router turned on.

      If you decide to switch to Max then your speeds will instantly go to 4Mb / 512k and then over the next 10 days or so, go up to as fast as the line will support whilst remaining stable.

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      Re: Help determining Max Speed

      The 1Mb / 256k speeds you're set to at the moment are NORMAL.
      That's interesting, I did not think they would put a cap on for such a low speed. Belt and braces I suppose.

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