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pomeroy_mj
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Very slow download speed though modem line rate normal

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Hi

 

I recently noticed (today, 31st December) that our download speed had dropped very low, to approx 0.5Mbps. The upload speed is normal, approx 1Mbps. The modem line rate is however normal (8Mbps dowm, 1Mbps up). I have checked the download speed using http://speedtest.btwholesale.com/. I am at postcode SK237FN and have had consistently reliable download speeds for several years, 5-7Mbps.

 

Please help!

 

I already tried rebooting my router but this has not improved matters.

 

Thanks...

 

Test Result

Best Effort Test: -provides background information.

 Download  Speed
 0.59 Mbps
  
0 Mbps7.15 Mbps
Max Achievable Speed

 Download speedachieved during the test was - 0.59 Mbps
 For your connection, the acceptable range of speeds is 2 Mbps-7.15 Mbps.
 IP Profile for your line is - 7.2 Mbps
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Can you post the adsl stats from your hub provided not hh4/5

 

was btspeedtester done using wired or wireless connection?



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Hi

 

Thanks for your quick reply.

 

I don't use a BT "home hub"; I use a Billion router, ADSL status below.

The speedtest was performed using a wired connection.

 

BR

Mike

 

ModeADSL_2plus
Traffic TypeATM
StatusUp
Link Power StateL0
 
 DownstreamUpstream
Line Coding (Trellis)OnOn
SNR Margin (dB)4.26.3
Attenuation (dB)33.015.9
Output Power (dBm)0.012.8
Attainable Rate (Kbps)91841056
 
Rate (Kbps)74381052
 
MSGc (# of bytes in overhead channel message)5910
B (# of bytes in Mux Data Frame)232150
M (# of Mux Data Frames in FEC Data Frame)11
T (Mux Data Frames over sync bytes)11
R (# of check bytes in FEC Data Frame)160
S (ratio of FEC over PMD Data Frame length)0.99794.5584
L (# of bits in PMD Data Frame)1996265
D (interleaver depth)321
Delay (msec)81
INP (DMT symbol)1.000.00
 
Super Frames364092322883
Super Frame Errors630
RS Words23665906882081
RS Correctable Errors14667570
RS Uncorrectable Errors7110
 
HEC Errors7020
OCD Errors00
LCD Errors00
Total Cells10359416714634218
Data Cells247172241770221
Bit Errors00
 
Total ES140
Total SES10
Total UAS7676
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are you connected to test socket?  if not can you connect to test socket with new filter and repost the router stats please

 

with your attenuation I would expect a connection speed about 13mb



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Hi. There were no issues reported on those sites for my exchange. Thanks for the useful links though...
My connection speed is now back to normal (I have not changed anything).
Thanks again.
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I am not connected to a test socket and I'm not certain what you mean by that. I'd certainly be interested in 13Mbps if that were possible...
Thanks,mike
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Test socket is here. test socket.jpg



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Thanks. Don't think my master socket is so modern. Can one get a new master socket fitted by bt?
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You can get Openreach to fit one at a cost of 130.00