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    Speedtest Query - Help please

    This is a discussion on Speedtest Query - Help please within the Speed tests and how to get better results forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I just tried your speed test and these are the results Your download speed is 2568Kbps. That is 1660Kbps below ...

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      Speedtest Query - Help please

      I just tried your speed test and these are the results

      Your download speed is 2568Kbps. That is 1660Kbps below the average for Sky
      Your upload speed is 329Kbps. That is 67Kbps below the average for Sky

      Can you tell me please why it says it is below average for sky, when I'm on the biggest sky broadband package please?,
      and how I can improve it


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      Re: Speedtest Query - Help please

      Can you tell me please why it says it is below average for sky,
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      Yes, because of all the people who have tested their speed (whilst on Sky) on our speedtester, have all had their results recorded into our database, and then averaged out.

      Therefore the average for Sky is determined as a figure. Bear in mind this figure uses all the data collected for those actually on Sky, not individual packages.

      when I'm on the biggest sky broadband package please?,
      The biggest package that Sky do is upto 16mb - although you would have to live very near the exchange to in reality receive this speed.

      Your download speed is 2568Kbps. That is 1660Kbps below the average for Sky
      Your upload speed is 329Kbps. That is 67Kbps below the average for Sky
      Quite simply shows you at the time of the test that our tester captured that data from you. Whether that is the best that you can get is not reported. Remember that on all speed tests, you should expect to lose approx 10% of your actual sync speed as a result. This varies, depending on whether you have anything else using the internet at the time of the test etc etc

      To try to improve your speeds, have a look in the Speed tests and how to get better results - Sky User - The unofficial support forum for everything Sky! forum

      You can also try the router plugged into your test socket

      Sky User - The unofficial support forum for everything Sky! How to test your Master Socket

      Remember also that you are paying for upto not a 16mb service. I too am on Max and only get a proportion of what I could get if I were nearer the exchange.
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      Re: Speedtest Query - Help please

      oops forgot to add this info for you

      Code:
      Average speeds - Sky Broadband Packages
      Package	          Download Speed	Upload Speed
      Sky Connect	  3129	                    334
      Sky Max	          5708	                    507
      Sky Mid	          3872	                    303
      Sky Base	  2049	                    293
      These are the average package details
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      Re: Speedtest Query - Help please

      Thank you

     

     

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