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    Port forwarding

    This is a discussion on Port forwarding within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; i have read somewhere that port forwarding speeds up downloads speeds. could someone please tell me if this is true ...

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      Question Port forwarding

      i have read somewhere that port forwarding speeds up downloads speeds.

      could someone please tell me if this is true and ifso what applications benifit from it?

      cheers


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      Re: Port forwarding

      It can be beneficial for some apps such as P2P and online gaming as it means less work is involved for the router and also for the pc if using UPNP. But don't expect huge increases, its sometimes barely noticeable.
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