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Absolute Appauling Speeds

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Registered: ‎13-07-2009

Absolute Appauling Speeds

I'm suffering appauling speeds again even though the networks back to plan a and for a line that has not dropped sync and ip profile at 7150,synching at 8128,pcl ago4,If this keeps up im leaving,on broadband unlimited and the weather here is rubbish tonight,has been all day,my exchange is showing as green,i should be geting full line speed at least for surfing the web and im not!
Up and down dramatically like a yoyo all the time,what on earths going on?
Download speedachieved during the test was - 6294 Kbps
For your connection, the acceptable range of speeds is 600-7150 Kbps.
Additional Information:
Your DSL Connection Rate :8128 Kbps(DOWN-STREAM), 448 Kbps(UP-STREAM)
IP Profile for your line is - 7150 Kbps
If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
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Re: Absolute Appauling Speeds

Apologies for the double post,is this speed tester telling me porkys or is the bt test ive just done telling me porkys?
<a href="http://www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk"><img src="http://www.mybroadbandspeed.co.uk/results/05669031.png" /></a>
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Re: Absolute Appauling Speeds

Hi steve74,
I would feel lucky if I could get speeds into four figures of late! My download speed was 451kb/s a few moments ago.
Speeds of 6Mb/s were achievable before the begining of October ! A distant memory !
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Re: Absolute Appauling Speeds

Hi dabow yes its taking the mickey now,im assuming my honey moon period is over with pn,my pings sky high,all this is a dramatic change in what i "normally" get and im a gamer,no use at all,plan a?plan b?who cares this is serious flashbacks im having from my old provider,not good at all,weather is lousy here in scotland,could be that?
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Re: Absolute Appauling Speeds

Hi steve74,
The speeds have been fluctuating for weeks now, nothing to do with the weather (I'm in North Wales). I can only hope they are going to get a grip of it otherwise there will be a significant migration from Plusnet, which is a great pity ,they have been a great provider up 'till now.
Fingers crossed !
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Re: Absolute Appauling Speeds

I dont want to leave plusnet and im in a contract anyways,i like the community they got here and supports been fine,i keep fingers crossed also p.n get this sorted for us all. Undecided
And then after midnight....
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Re:Absolute Appauling Speeds

Hi guys,
As per the posts we're making in other threads we are looking into these issues. The extra capacity should help when the network is back in balance (see http://status.plus.net for more details on these issues) and we're working to get that sorted. Sorry for the slow speeds and problems, we'll keep you posted on what's going on.
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Re: Absolute Appauling Speeds

Thanks very much for the response orbrey,ive been trying to keep tabs on everything as to what the problems are with the speed my end and im going to bookmark that link also.I hope it all settles down and gets back to normal soon.
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Re: Absolute Appauling Speeds

Yes,thanks Matt for the response and the comforting words that things are happening to overcome the problems.
I certainly hope some significant improvement is imminent because sometimes its almost unusable in the evenings.
It's now about a month since the instability started here. Thats an awful long time for a fault to be allowed to persist.
Lets hope for the best ! 
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Re:Absolute Appauling Speeds

Quote from: orbrey
Hi guys,
As per the posts we're making in other threads we are looking into these issues. The extra capacity should help when the network is back in balance.....

Any idea what the initial problem was, or what happened.  It was fine before 3-4 weeks ago, then it seems all of a sudden browsing on an evening was a nightmare.
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Re: Absolute Appauling Speeds

I suspect it was down to a need for additional capacity, plus average usage increasing beyond our projections.
We have the additional capacity, we just need the network to be in and stay in balance without these pipe drops we've been seeing.