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That doesn't sound right. I don't suppose you've been able to plug the Youview box into your router using a direct connection to see if the streams work OK? If they do, the powerline adapters might need to be replaced.
the remote the data LED on powerline adapter to which youview is connected turns either red or amber! I tried resetting the adapter but it consistently goes red or amber.
The red / amber lights indicate that the speed at which the powerlines talk to each other is slow, and probably too slow to stream TV. I believe (although someone can correct me if I'm wrong) that amber means they connect to each other at < 10Mbps and red means < 4Mbps. Nothing to do with your broadband link, it'll be a problem with the internal wiring in your house slowing the link between the powerlines down.
Not much you can do about that unfortunately short of getting an ethernet cable long enough to reach the hub form your TV or getting a longer cable from your phone socket to bring your hub nearer to the TV.
Thanks so much for the replies.
Well, I have found another interesting thing.
I have placed the hub in one of the bedrooms in first floor. When I plug in the powerline adapters next to each other, they are blazingly fast i.e. I get around 60 mbps. But when I plug in the powerline adapter downstairs next to TV, I get appalingly slow speeds - a mere 3-5 mbps. The situation improves a bit in one of the other rooms downstairs where I get upto 7 mbps.
I quite don't get why the thoroughput changes socket to socket.
Time to call BT engineer?
It's definitely your wiring. A BT engineer wouldn't be able to fix it. The only solutions are to either find a way of bringing the hub closer to the TV or to run an ethernet cable from the hub to the TV. I assume your hub is currently upstairs? Is that where your main phone socket is?
Powerline adaptors have to be on the same household ring main to work, usually the upstairs and downstairs are on a seperate circuit, so one powerline upstairs can't talk to the one downstairs.
My hub is on the ground floor, my PC is in attic bedroom and the powerline adapters work fine even though they are on different circuits.