@PaddyBsorry I missed your call, I was having my hair done at the time!! Connection dropped again at 5.15pm and the ping is just dreadful again, it was steady all day yesterday, although the speed is still dreadful compared to what we had before. Look forward to speaking to you
further to your PM last night Daniel, just to let you know that I will be out this evening and unable to take a phone call - I understand we need an engineer visit, and you will be arranging this? Please contact me via text message/PM if necessary and I will reply as soon as I can
Thanks for arranging the visit, the day and time is fine - fingers crossed we finally get to the bottom of it!
@DanielS / @PaddyB the engineer came this afternoon and found a fault which he is confident he has fixed - something to do with "backwiring" on our downstairs phone socket - which had corroded (not entirely sure the correct wording as my husband relayed this back to me). He has disconnected the socket downstairs apparently and now seems better - will monitor. This backwiring must have been done by the original installation engineer when we took up BT Infinity as we have never adjusted any sockets etc (wouldn't know how!).
Meanwhile, he suggested a conversation about our package, so I'd be grateful if you could telephone on the mobile for a chat once you've reviewed what's gone on please!
Thank you for posting back following that visit. I've ran a few checks on your connection and its still picking up a few errors on the line. I reported this back to BT Wholesale, I'll get back in touch with you tomorrow as soon as I have an update.
@PaddyBThanks - we had a few drop-outs yesterday - although reconnects swiftly and our speed is consistently 24 or so now which is what we used to get, ping good, and upload good. Is it possible its just settling down? The engineer suggested that being on infinity 2 could itself be a problem as clearly we will never get the higher speeds - although we've been on it since 2013 without issue- one has to ask why this was never mentioned to us previously ... but anyway, will be interested to hear back from you. The engineer completely ripped out all the wiring from the downstairs socket which we don't use anyway, so had hoped this would be the end of it! Having understood better what the issue was, I can't help wondering why they do this backwiring in the first place!
Meanwhile, enjoy the football! *everything crossed*
The engineer suggested that being on infinity 2 could itself be a problem as clearly we will never get the higher speeds - although we've been on it since 2013 without issue- one has to ask why this was never mentioned to us previously ... but anyway, will be interested to hear back from you.
The 'engineer' is completely mistaken if that's what he thinks!!!