So I was on Infinity 1 for the past year and I just upgraded to Infinity 2 on 12/4/17. My problem however, is that my speeds are the exact same as before and I'm still getting around 42Mbps Down and 9.5Mbps Up.
There seems to be quite a few people on here who've faced the same problem but I've not been able to get much done.
I contacted their support and all they offered was an engineer visit, with a potential £129.99 fee!
From the Availability Checker it says I should be able to get 74Mbps. So is the problem just that the Infinity 1 speed cap wasn't removed?
Or is being on Infinity 2 pointless for me and I should just move back to Infinity 1?
I've added screenshots and thanks for your help.
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Yeah, I suspected that the issue was the line.
I just thought that since I'm already getting 42Mbps that upgrading to Infinity 2 should at least yield some extra speed.
Doesn't help that the retention guy was telling me how I would definitely get the speed upgrade!!
Added some stats if that helps
It may be the line, or it could be the way you have things connected at your end which is restricting the connection speed, so you need to check that first, as your line is in the range B impacted, which means there is something wrong.
Which one of these matches your master phone socket?
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If you remove the bottom section, you will see another socket behind.
With the home hub, came a couple of microfilters. Plug one of those into that hidden socket, and then plug the home hub and your phone into the microfilter.
If you have any extension sockets, then they should be totally dead when the bottom section is removed, as they should be wired to the back of that bottom section. If they are not, then there is a problem with your extension wiring.
Once you have done this, can you please post the connection information from the home hub again.
So I did all that and I've added a screenshot
I got a bit curious and ran a speedtest using the test socket and managed to get 60Mbps Down and 18Mbps Up! Massive speed bump!
Do you know what's actually wrong here and how I can fix it?
If it's somehow relevant, when I first got Fibre Optic I never had an engineer around change my socket faceplate.
That is an improvement
You have found the problem, its an easy fix, you just need to fit a filtered faceplate.
The wires that are connected to the back of your existing bottom section (extensions), are simply moved over to the back of the Lindy faceplate.
No microfilters are needed.
If you do not even use the extensions, they can simply be left disconnected.
You can keep on using the test socket for now, until you fit the faceplate.
Infinity is self install, so no visits are made.
Thanks a million Keith!
I'll try this out and report back with the results 🙂