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    Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

    This is a discussion on Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; WAN = Wide Area Network. This is the side of your router which connects to the Sky servers & in ...

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      WAN = Wide Area Network.

      This is the side of your router which connects to the Sky servers & in turn the Internet.

      DLM - Dynamic Line Management

      The name of a tool that Sky (and a few other ISPs) uses to adjust the connection settings for broadband using ADSL/ADSL2/ADSL2+.

      All the time that your router is connected a record is kept of any errors, and what type of errors that they are, on your broadband connection. If the number exceeds a specific tolerance, then your line speed is reduced. If there are no errors and there is room for improvement, then the connection speed is increased.

      Rather than I explain it all, please take a look at this thread: What Is DLM? Everything you need to know.

      Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro: Connected at 80,000 kbps / 20,000 kbps
      Previous ADSL2+ Speed 19999 kbps 1153 kbps, Line Attenuation 17.5 db 6.9 db, Noise Margin 7.5 dB 8.7 dB
      Speedtest: 17.15MB/s 0.97Mb/s Ping 31 ms


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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      So the DLM helps Increase Speeds

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      Quote Originally Posted by Twiglet31 View Post
      So the DLM helps Increase Speeds
      Yes.

      It will also reduce it if a fault develops on your connection.

      Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro: Connected at 80,000 kbps / 20,000 kbps
      Previous ADSL2+ Speed 19999 kbps 1153 kbps, Line Attenuation 17.5 db 6.9 db, Noise Margin 7.5 dB 8.7 dB
      Speedtest: 17.15MB/s 0.97Mb/s Ping 31 ms

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      Ok so the Open Reach Engi came today and fitted the Line and the broadband is working but it isnt going at 2mb like said so is there anything wrong also on the sky website it says ive Not had it installed yet?

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      Also My Line Thingy has gone up from 62.5db to 65db Why?

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      You've changed from GDMT to adsl2+
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      Useful Sticky: - How To Obtain Your Router Stats, BT Speed Test, Check For Test Socket

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      How come My speeds are Quite slow i mean i had it installed today But on my sky it says it hasnt been done yet? and will my speeds increase if i went back to GDMT?

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      Could you post your Router's stats please?

      How to get your router statistics

      Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro: Connected at 80,000 kbps / 20,000 kbps
      Previous ADSL2+ Speed 19999 kbps 1153 kbps, Line Attenuation 17.5 db 6.9 db, Noise Margin 7.5 dB 8.7 dB
      Speedtest: 17.15MB/s 0.97Mb/s Ping 31 ms

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 2080 kbps 606 kbps
      Line Attenuation 65.0 dB 41.9 dB
      Noise Margin 6.8 dB

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      Re: Sky Broadband Activated Before Activation date

      Also it was higher speed earlier of 2184kbps

     

     
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