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    Slow speeds only on usenet (giganews)??

    This is a discussion on Slow speeds only on usenet (giganews)?? within the Speed tests and how to get better results forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; have any of you actually got in touch with the newsgroups to ask if they're having issues at all?...

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      Re: Slow speeds only on usenet (giganews)??

      have any of you actually got in touch with the newsgroups to ask if they're having issues at all?
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      Re: Slow speeds only on usenet (giganews)??

      i was having slow speeds until i enabled SSL in my client

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      Re: Slow speeds only on usenet (giganews)??

      Nothing wrong for me with Giganews & newsleecher full speed @11meg
      I have sold my sold soul and joined SkyBroadband

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      Re: Slow speeds only on usenet (giganews)??

      Giganews and Newsbin Pro fine for me.

      BTW, fixer, how do you get 11meg when you have a mid (8meg) connection? I think we should be told

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      Re: Slow speeds only on usenet (giganews)??

      Hi, Recently came home to sky broadband and had the same problem as described before, i.e .. very slow connection to usenet servers (i used eweka). Only had around 200 kbs and the connection kept dropping making it even slower as it was not stable.

      Recently solved the issue, it had turned out my sky router wanted direct connection to the Filter (previously i had it plugged into a surge protection thing which was obviously causing problems / loss of data. Statistics on the router before taking the surge protection off was around 1900 dl. now its on the full cap 8000...

      Hope this helps, however im aware my problem was not directly related to usenet, the internet as a whole was slow.

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      Re: Slow speeds only on usenet (giganews)??

      I've used Giganews on my old BT account and my SKY BB...

      Via Sky it downloads at 12.4mb. Usually at peak times, it can drop to 9.5ish but I still have no problems with it.

      Using the GN Accelerator within Newsleecher for compression it can get to 45mb when downloading headers!!

     

     
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