Thanks Robbie, I have sent all required info - really appreciate the help.
One more thing, when the internet connection goes down, it is only the connection that drops. The router says that the ADSL line is still up however the router says its trying to connect. After a little time, it connects.
Ok, update here for info and to the moderators.
I had a very helpful engineer come out today, he checked the master socket, wiring, checked the filters, done all the line tests with the BT equipment and found no faults what so ever. He confirmed that there are no faults at the property
I demonstrated the 150/151 going through to Sky and what happens to the Broadband connection when someone calls in, he said it is very very strange and that its out of his scope. Apparently I need a tracking engineer or something, someone who starts at the exchange and works back.
His hypothesis was that there has been a human error in the exchange and I have been put into a 'spare line' (problem only started after migration to ADSL 2+) however that spare line is connected to the Sky equipment.
My questions are
Can the moderators please help get a 'tracking enginner' or whatever they are?
Who is picking up the billing for my calls if I am connected to Sky exchange equipment?
The moderators will be able to sort all of this out, and should be getting in touch very shortly.
I have checked our email queue and can see we have received your details. One of my colleague will be in touch later on today.
Excellent, thanks. Just spoke to them - they are getting a date for an exchange engineer to look at it. He has called me back but I was on a work call and missed him, will get the info when he calls me back.
Great help, thanks guys
I think everyone here would like to know what the problem turns out to be, so please update this thread when its sorted. Thanks.
This is getting really interesting, had another engineer turn up this afternoon who checked over the same stuff as the previous engineer then went to the exchange to fix the problem (is this a FRAMES Engineer?)
Anyway, he basically unplugged everything in the exchange and done whatever those guys do and there is nothing at the exchange that he can do, the problem is deeper in the network.
He cannot progress it further and it now has to go to BT Operate(?) as the problem is at the core digital side or something similar.
Will keep you up to date - see how this pans out 🙂