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    Newsgroup Speeds

    This is a discussion on Newsgroup Speeds within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Well I've finally got my Sky Broadband (MAX) back up and running after waiting 3 weeks for a replacement router!! ...

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      Newsgroup Speeds

      Well I've finally got my Sky Broadband (MAX) back up and running after waiting 3 weeks for a replacement router!! Since being back online I've been experiencing slow speeds on general web sites and downloads, which I believe is connected to issues discussed in another thread so won't go into them here! However, my newsgroup download speeds are also affected, but they seem to be capped at 1mb.... I wasn't aware Sky had started doing this as they were running at full speed before my router went kapput?!

      Can anyone confirm this?!

      Thanks for any help!
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      Re: Newsgroup Speeds

      try the TCP/IP optimizer, it worked a treat for me!

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      Re: Newsgroup Speeds

      Yeah, tried that but it doesn't affect my newsgroup downloads, they're still peaking at 1.5mbps total bandwidth, which is about 180 - 200kbps download speed!

      It's also worth noting that I have a seperate broadband connection on a seperate line in my house for my work (free 8mb broadband! ) and that runs at full speed on the same newsgroup account.

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      Re: Newsgroup Speeds

      I use Giganews European server for newsgroups and Newsbin Pro as my reader. No probs with my speed at all.

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      Re: Newsgroup Speeds

      Unbelievable... it's now gone upto full speed!! It's almost like Sky read this forum!

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      Re: Newsgroup Speeds

      Just the vagaries of the net.

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      Re: Newsgroup Speeds

      good to hear...i've just left Pipex for this very reasonm and I await my Sky connection with baited breath.
      Hello everyone, by the way, noob here!

     

     

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