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    Estimated line speed a lot less than what I am on now

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      Estimated line speed a lot less than what I am on now

      Hi all,

      I got my welcome letter from Sky Broadband today & on it states that my line will give me an estimated 8-10mb out of 20mb, but on my current adsl2+ provider my downstream is 15mb.

      Can anyone tell me if I am still likely to get the same speed as I am on now, or will I be dropped to between 8 & 10mb when I go onto the Sky Max package ?.

      Many Thanks

      JWAR


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      Re: Estimated line speed a lot less than what I am on now

      No, you should get the same, I think they use the BT linechecker which is out of date.


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      Re: Estimated line speed a lot less than what I am on now

      They estimated my speed at 6.5Mb and I connect now at 13Mb, but I have to say that my line was not very good at the time, had lots of problems which are now sorted and resulted with the current speed.

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      Re: Estimated line speed a lot less than what I am on now

      Maybe I am cynical, but could they vastly underestimate the speed so that you have no comeback if you have problems?

      The old BT tester would not give a speed above 8 Mb, so I don't think that can be a reason now, where speeds are given over 8Mb.

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      Re: Estimated line speed a lot less than what I am on now

      Yeh you'l get the quicker speeds dont worry

     

     

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