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    What speed can i get

    This is a discussion on What speed can i get within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; We have just had a line fault repaired and my noise margin has now shot up, i just want to ...

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      Question What speed can i get

      We have just had a line fault repaired and my noise margin has now shot up, i just want to know what speed i could achieve now, Stats below.

      ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 10239 kbps 796 kbps
      Line Attenuation 40.5 db 23.8 db
      Noise Margin 12.2 db 13.0 db


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      Re: What speed can i get

      With a line attenuation of 40.5db would suggest the following:-
      adsl2+ (LLU) 9024 kbps Throughput 7986kbps
      Nice health SNR margin there too.
      The above is a rough guide. Accordingly you can see your getting a nice connection with your stats. However, that is not the most reliable speed test to use.
      Try the sky user speed test

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      Re: What speed can i get

      With my stats now can i get to the 11Mb mark.

      ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 10239 kbps 796 kbps
      Line Attenuation 40.5 db 23.8 db
      Noise Margin 12.2 db 13.0 db

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      Re: What speed can i get

      you still have a noise margin of 12.2 i think sky looks to set around 6.7 mark so looks like may be able to squeeze a couple more Mb out of your line. Hopefully someone else can confirm or try get through to sky after 10:30pm to speak with tech support.

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      Re: What speed can i get

      Phone Sky and ask them to lift the cap on your connection as you have made improvements to your wiring. If T1 say you can't get any more, ask politely to be put through to CST as you believe they are incorrect.

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      Re: What speed can i get

      The increase of the noise margin came from BT fixing a fault on the line today because the was a cable fault underground between the street cab and exchange.

      What speed do you think i should achieve after removing the cap.

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      Re: What speed can i get

      All things being equal, you should get the 11meg, but just get Sky to lift the capp and see what happens

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      Re: What speed can i get

      You have a very good sync speed as it is, but converting noise margin to speed you should get another 1-1.5Mb. It just depend on how low Support are prepared to let your margin go down. Some time in the future your line will be re-trained and that should give you the best speed possible.

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      Re: What speed can i get

      whats the number to ring

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      Re: What speed can i get

      Just the normal support number - 08442 410 515

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