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More Rubbish from SamKnows and OFCOM

pierre_pierre
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More Rubbish from SamKnows and OFCOM

another load via the BBC  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8171984.stm
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In most cases the speed of your broadband ADSL connection is set from the start, it doesn't get slower or faster. So if it's only 2Mbps then that's the speed it was sent out from your local telephone exchange, even if you paid for a faster connection.

but they did have this
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Re: More Rubbish from SamKnows and OFCOM

I particularly liked this:
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There are devices that can improve broadband signal quality, these are called micro-filters and many consumers have them fitted in their homes.

many? no wonder they have poor speeds.
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Re: More Rubbish from SamKnows and OFCOM


Last paragraph  Undecided
"There are devices that can improve broadband signal quality, these are called micro-filters and many consumers have them fitted in their homes. "
Shocked
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Re: More Rubbish from SamKnows and OFCOM

I think we all know where the errors are coming from here.  Wink
(clue: Samknows does indeed know what he's talking about)
glloyd
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Re: More Rubbish from SamKnows and OFCOM

Blast that's where I've been going wrong Grin - No wonder my kettle boils when I download my email and the house lights flash when the phone rings Smiley. Now let me think where can I get one if these new fangled micro filters and should I plug them into my kettle and lights?
Loombucket
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Re: More Rubbish from SamKnows and OFCOM

Thanks to that article I now know where I've been going wrong.  I've bought myself a super new micro filter but I'm having difficulty fitting it - could someone in tech support tell me where to connect it?
I've got this one....







Grin
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Re: More Rubbish from SamKnows and OFCOM

I think you've been suckered.  Wink
Not young enough to know everything