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    Best speed checker for fibre?

    This is a discussion on Best speed checker for fibre? within the Sky Broadband (Fibre) Help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Which is the best speed checker for sky fibre 80/20? My speeds seem to be below half of what I ...

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      Best speed checker for fibre?

      Which is the best speed checker for sky fibre 80/20?

      My speeds seem to be below half of what I should get and have been getting for the past few days so need to check what's going on.




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      I prefer the SamKnows Whitebox myself for measuring performance using a consistent method over the long term.

      But Sky Network Services recommend either Namesco or Structured Communications (both London location) on the speedtest.net system.

      Or downloading something using a multi-threaded download manager.
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      Re: Best speed checker for fibre?

      Thanks.

      I have been carrying out download and upload tests today and it seems my computer / fibre service is not at fault.
      Some download services I subscribe to are downloading and uploading very slow as if I was on perhaps 2mb broadband.

      I think I need to email them and ask what is going on as I pay for a premium service a few years in advance.



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      Looks like you've caught them out then! Maybe they're not geared up to serve customers with a sloopyfast connection?
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      Re: Best speed checker for fibre?

      Until probably about 5 days or so ago, things were downloading and uploading at the full capacity of my 80/20 fibre service.

      As both upload and download became very slow, I assumed it was a problem my end, but it looks like that is not the case.



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