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Lazarus

Lazarus

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North York Moors
Splendid!
 
lovelyperson

lovelyperson

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Alicante, España
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2.0m PF dish
1.8m PF Famaval
1.8m PF Marrafa
1.4m Tecatel offset
1.2m dish + Stab HH120
TBS 5925 USB
TM5502, TM5402 mk3,
Octagon SX88,
Octagon SX88+ Optima COMBO
Edision Primo IP S2
60.0ºE - 63.0ºW
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Alicante, España
smoggy07

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Sky minidish and Sky + HD 250gig Anytime+ box with full ish appart from sports and movies, Dreambox DM500s clone (Pli Jade3 max var F/W), Motorised 1.1Meter Dish
My Location
middlesbrough, teesside, northeast coast, uk
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Problem solved, normal service resumes

It looks like I might need a new lan switch or I need to crimp a new plug onto the cat5e cable.

Swapping to a new port fixed it for now but I'll sort it out when I find time to investigate.

SNAFU

In other news, the 100/100 trunk at work wasn't up to much last night

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It made answering the SIP/VoIP phones..... Interesting....
 
rolfw

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Berkshire
I've just added another to that reply, this one over wifi on a proper 10Mb/s connection and the download speeds are faster!

I'll be ringing VM to shout in the morning if it's still the same

10 meg connection faster than a supposed 100 meg connection - it's a joke, I showed the neighbour over the road the speed test when I went to use his wifi as a comparison and he giggled (it's his 10meg connection)

With a bit of luck they'll be carrying out work on the network or it'll be a fast resolved fault rather than an over subscribed UBR
Had problems with mine when Virgin first started me on 200mbps, was getting late 70s at most, but they were good as their word and within a couple of months they had improved the feed to the cabinet and now getting 200mbps for most of the time, they also reduced my bill whilst I was waiting.

Really don't need that speed and may look at reducing back to the 120mbps package next year if it's significantly cheaper.

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smoggy07

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Sky minidish and Sky + HD 250gig Anytime+ box with full ish appart from sports and movies, Dreambox DM500s clone (Pli Jade3 max var F/W), Motorised 1.1Meter Dish
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middlesbrough, teesside, northeast coast, uk
Had problems with mine when Virgin first started me on 200mbps, was getting late 70s at most, but they were good as their word and within a couple of months they had improved the feed to the cabinet and now getting 200mbps for most of the time, they also reduced my bill whilst I was waiting.

Really don't need that speed and may look at reducing back to the 120mbps package next year if it's significantly cheaper.

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I've got the 100mbps package at the min, I was on 200 but it was wasted as there was only one machine with 1gbps capabilities, when I get round to upgrading all my cabling, lan cards and switches I'll upgrade again
 
RimaNTSS

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Some SAT-related hardware.
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N-E from Riga
Was visiting friend of mine, measured speed of his connection. Download is smaller than upload cuz it was TV channel streamed at the time of test.
 

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2cvbloke

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No satellite stuff for the moment (aside from a 43cm minidish that was on the house already), Samsung SyncMaster T27B550 Smart TV & Monitor, and a few computers...
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Near Pontop Pike, Co. Durham
Seems that plusnet finally pushed me onto the 50/10 package after BT Wholesale dropped support for the 40/20 (which was just 80/20 with a speed limit applied), shame, I liked faster uploads...

 
2cvbloke

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Near Pontop Pike, Co. Durham
FTTP for all is going to be a long way off while the BT-Openreach shareholder-pleasing based system is in place, after all, there are still oversubscribed FTTC areas where although it's in the area, people can't get it due to it not having enough capacity, so, they are lagging behind a lot for the majority of customers...
 
william-1

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Epping Forest
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OP Gibertini 100 XP+ Inverto Black Ultra 0.2
Superior Dark Motor (160° max)
(50 east to 34.5 west)
TM6902HD (A/B switch) Octagon SX88+Optima

Raven 88cm Mesh Dish + TM-1 0.1
Stab100 H to H (120° max)
(53 east to 45 west)
Octagon SX88+ (A/B switch) Edision S2

45cm dish V8 Golden 28E FreeSat Quad Lnb
Virgin Media FreeSat
My Location
Epping Forest Essex


Upgrade with no price increase atm :)
 
Lazarus

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ATM being the operative word, in any of its meanings!
 
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@Lazarus or @Captain Jack please close this thread. Part 2 opened.

Thanks.
 
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Roger.

Over and out.
 
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