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    LA 69.5 db, DL 512 kbps

    This is a discussion on LA 69.5 db, DL 512 kbps within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I have been reading this forum for a while and thought I would post some info about my Sky Broadband ...

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      Angry LA 69.5 db, DL 512 kbps

      I have been reading this forum for a while and thought I would post some info about my Sky Broadband Unlimited.

      The connection has been up and running for more than 10 days, and I am plugging the router directly to the test socket -- nothing else whatsoever.

      Here're my stats, downstream followed by upstream:

      Connection Speed: 512 kbps, 425 kbps
      Line Attenuation: 69.5 db, 44.0 db
      Noise Margin: 7.9 db, 12.0 db

      I was on Virgin Media 50 Mbps cable broadband before I switched to Sky after moving house to an area where there's no cable service.

      My experience so far: well, is --S--L--O--W--, very slow as you can imagine.


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      Re: LA 69.5 db, DL 512 kbps

      Other than moving to GDMT, which would get you to about 1Mbps, there's nothing else you can do bar move house
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      Re: LA 69.5 db, DL 512 kbps

      You have a very very long line, not long ago you would not have had broadband at all. As IAWNTE suggests, phone Sky and ask them to try your line on G.DMT. It may get you a bit more, but I doubt if it will be much.

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      Re: LA 69.5 db, DL 512 kbps

      Many thanks for all your replies -- appreciated!

      I might consider getting a new phone line + broadband package from BE, in addition to my existing crappy Sky Broadband.

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      Re: LA 69.5 db, DL 512 kbps

      Wouldn't make a difference, it's distance that's the limiting factor here
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      Re: LA 69.5 db, DL 512 kbps

      Quote Originally Posted by yuchen View Post
      Many thanks for all your replies -- appreciated!

      I might consider getting a new phone line + broadband package from BE, in addition to my existing crappy Sky Broadband.
      You may find that BE will not even give you a connection. Some ISPs will only give a supply if they can guarantee a good speed. There is no way they could do that with your line.

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      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





     

     

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