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    Do Sky perform magic over the phone?

    This is a discussion on Do Sky perform magic over the phone? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Everytime I phone about my speed being slow Sky tell me it's not them and BOOM my connection speed is ...

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      Do Sky perform magic over the phone?

      Everytime I phone about my speed being slow Sky tell me it's not them and BOOM my connection speed is back to normal again lol

      It's like the slowdown is deliberate

      Do you people not notice these things?


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      Re: Do Sky perform magic over the phone?

      You are on Connect, not even Harry Houdini could make that work better by just a phone call.




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      Re: Do Sky perform magic over the phone?

      Well, he could, if one of the connections in the phoneline between you and the exchange is corroded, and making a phone call creates a sufficient wetting current to temporarily burn it clean, making the fault disappear as if by magic. Although if that were the cause, dialling the phone from a mobile and allowing it to ring, or leaving it off-hook for just under a couple of minutes (so the exchange sends test pulses) is usually more effective as it generates a stronger wetting current.

      Of course the speed will still be crap compared to Sky's unbundled service.

     

     

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