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    Quick Broadband Question

    This is a discussion on Quick Broadband Question within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; My router stats read Downstream Upstream Connection Speed 3936 kbps 608 kbps Line Attenuation 53.0db 31.5db Noise Margin 5.8db 15.0db ...

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      Quick Broadband Question

      My router stats read

      Downstream Upstream
      Connection Speed 3936 kbps 608 kbps
      Line Attenuation 53.0db 31.5db
      Noise Margin 5.8db 15.0db

      Broadband speed testing sites, speednet etc has my down speed hovering 3350kbps and uploading at 500kbps. Could someone please tell me if this discrepancy is to be expected and/or if there is anything I could to to get my speed closer to 3.9megs.

      If it matters. There is one line socket at my home. I am using the test socket. A brand new mac on ethernet. No other devices are connected when checking my speed.

      Thank you


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      Re: Quick Broadband Question

      You line noise margin is low, do you get any noise on the line and no there are always overheads so you will not get 3.9Mbs

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      Re: Quick Broadband Question

      There's about 14% protocol overheads on a PPPoA connection (with a 1500 packet size).

      86% of 3936 = 3385kbps.

     

     

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