New Skytalk connection rubbish

  naineysman 17:34 16 Aug 09
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Sky switched on our broadband on Thursday and its been marginally better than dial ever since.(200kbps)

They initially blamed a cable fault and asked us to wait 48 hrs, now they say there is a piece of line management software running causing the slow connection and that when it is finished 9within 10 days) we will get a decent (expected 5 mb) link?

Has anyone ever heard of this? I think it was called DLS or simillar.

  Sea Urchin 17:39 16 Aug 09

I guess you mean DLM - Dynamic Line Management

click here

  naineysman 17:41 16 Aug 09

thanks

  RobCharles1981 21:09 16 Aug 09

Can you post your full line stats from your router too see whats going on?

  carver 21:46 16 Aug 09

Your broadband might take a few days to settle down to a constant speed but it will be worth it.

Sky normally have good customer service people and they do try to help, I had an intermittent fault on my line and it did take them a couple of weeks to sort it but at the end of it I now have a 9 Meg download speed.

Your stats should appear some thing like this
Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed 8868 kbps 738 kbps
Line Attenuation 37 db 17 db
Noise Margin 7 db 8 db

  naineysman 22:30 20 Aug 09

but not as you know it,

stats were constant as below for over a week,

Your stats should appear some thing like this
Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed 288 kbps 488 kbps
Line Attenuation 37 db 17 db
Noise Margin 7 db 8 db

we got the run around and tonight the final straw was 'It must be BT's fault', which is what I suggested a week ago given the 'noise' on the line, so i canceled the account and went back to our 2mb cable which will shortly be 10mb for no extra cost.

So Goodbye Sky.

Thanks for all the posts and the help,

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