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    Activated now then please post info here

    This is a discussion on Activated now then please post info here within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Order Date 16/01/07 New Connection or Migration migration Router Arrived 29/01/07 Connection Due 25/01/07 !!!!!!!!! Actually Connected 26/01/07 !!!!!!!! Up ...

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order Date 16/01/07
      New Connection
      or
      Migration migration
      Router Arrived 29/01/07
      Connection Due 25/01/07 !!!!!!!!!
      Actually Connected 26/01/07 !!!!!!!!
      Up sync speed 448 kbps
      Down sync speed 6336 kbps
      Distance from the exchange You are around 2.00 kilometres from your exchange (as the crow flies).

      As you can see, good 'ol sky changed me over before I had a letter or router. Result, no internet all weekend.


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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order date 17th Jan - mid package
      (after screw up by old provider Toucan- gave me invalid MAC code was 1mb connection capped)

      Router arrived 20th Jan
      connection date 26th Jan
      actual connection date 26th Jan

      Initial.........

      up sync 300 ish ?kbps
      down sync 2078 kbps
      distance from exchange 2.81km
      att down 58 db
      noise margin down 15 db

      Martin
      Last edited by Wheelie; 02-02-07 at 06:41 PM. Reason: Sorry the rest wasnt needed

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order Date 18/01
      Migration From Nildram
      Router Arrived 25/01
      Connection Due 30/01
      Actually Connected 30/01
      DownStream Connection Speed 7616 kbps
      UpStream Connection Speed 768 kbps
      Distance from the exchange Exactly 3292 metres

      Connection Speed 7616 kbps 768 kbps
      Line Attenuation 47.0 db 30.5 db
      Noise Margin 6.2 db 13.0 db

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order Date 14/01 (Sky Connect)
      Migration From MetroNet
      Router Arrived 30/01
      Connection Due 25/01
      Actually Connected 28/01 (Although the speed did increase on the 25th, from 1020Kbps)
      DownStream Connection Speed 7616 kbps
      UpStream Connection Speed 468 kbps
      Distance from the exchange Exactly 1.42km
      Last edited by dadoes; 31-01-07 at 06:08 PM. Reason: Put in correct Migration From ISP

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order date 21st Jan. (Max Package)
      Migration from PlusNet
      Router Arrives 26th of Jan.
      Connection Due 31st Jan.
      Actually Connected 31st Jan.
      Up sync Speed 768 kbps
      Down Sync Speed 6240 kbps
      Distance from Exchange 1.2 km

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order Date 19/01
      Migration From Nildram
      Router Arrived 24/01
      Connection Due 30/01
      Actually Connected 30/01
      DownStream Connection Speed 15226 kbps
      UpStream Connection Speed 764 kbps
      Distance from the exchange approx 1.5 Km

      Line Attenuation Up 24dB down 21dB
      Noise Margin Up 12dB Down initially 12dB currently 7dB

      Interleaved rather than FastPath but hey - broke the 1,500K bytes/sec (ie 1.5 M Bytes/sec) download speed last night on an FTP site last night

      Well pleased so far

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order Date 24th Jan 2007
      New Connection
      or
      Migration Migration
      Router Arrived 30th Jan
      Connection Due 1st Feb
      Actually Connected 1st Feb 08:04 downtime 5 mins
      Up sync speed 768kbps
      Down sync speed 6592kbps
      Distance from the exchange 3km

      Have nearly doubled the speed I was getting on BTMax broadband and the attenuation figures are holding the same.

      Line Attenuation 52.0 db 31.5 db
      Noise Margin 7.4 db 14.0 db
      Last edited by yorkie_pudd; 01-02-07 at 09:35 AM. Reason: add attn

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order date 8 Sept 06
      Migration (from Bulldog)
      Router arrived 13 Sept
      Connection due 21 Sept
      Actual date 21 Sept (downtime 2 hours)
      downlink speed 7369kbps
      uplink speed 640kbps
      distance from
      exchange 1.05km

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order date: Tues 23 Jan 07, online
      Migration: from BT, 512kbps @ 17.99 p/mth
      Router arrived: Sat 27 Jan 07
      Connection due: Fri 2 Feb 07
      Actual date: Weds 31 Jan 07 (downtime 5 mins)

      distance from exchange: 3.69km (straight line)
      downlink speed: 1536 kbps
      uplink speed: 416 kbps
      Line Attenuation - down: 63.5 db, up: 31.5 db
      Noise Margin - down: 7.1 db, up: 14.0 db

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      Re: Activated now then please post info here

      Order Date: 23rd Jan
      Migration: from BT Opt 3 @ 26.99 (1152kbps fixed)
      Router Arrived: 25th Jan
      Connection Due: 2nd Feb
      Actually Connected: 2nd Feb - but BT also managed to disconnect my phone line - dimwits!!!!
      Up sync speed: 2880 kbps
      Down sync speed: 768 kbps
      Distance from the exchange: 2.8km as crow flies - more likely ~4km

      ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 2880 kbps 768 kbps
      Line Attenuation 61.0 db 31.5 db
      Noise Margin 8.1 db 11.0 db

     

     
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