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Standard User chris6273
(member) Mon 01-Aug-11 03:52:00
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BT Option 3 Up to 20Mb Maximum sync?


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Hi guys,

My exchange is being switched to ADSL2+ in November so I'm very curious;

What is the highest sync speed you can achieve on BT Option 3 with 21CN kit installed in your exchange?

TBB says 20480Kbps but Kitz says sync speeds can go up to the maximum ADSL2+ speeds (Around 24574Kbps) resulting in a 21000Kbps profile.

Thanks for your replies

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My Broadband Speed Test

Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed 8128 kbps 448 kbps
Line Attenuation 13.0 db 10.0 db
Noise Margin 16.4 db 24.0 db
Max(Kbps): 11616 1056
Standard User XRaySpeX
(knowledge is power) Mon 01-Aug-11 12:30:28
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Re: BT Option 3 Up to 20Mb Maximum sync?


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ADSL2+ is defined up to 24 Meg but many ISPs market it as only 20 Meg to be be on the safe side. Whether they actually cap it to that is up to them.

EDIT: From your stats you will be on the borderline.

1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 17 Meg Untweaked 19 Meg Tweaked WBC

Edited by XRaySpeX (Mon 01-Aug-11 12:35:44)

Standard User BuckleZ
(fountain of knowledge) Mon 01-Aug-11 12:34:38
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Re: BT Option 3 Up to 20Mb Maximum sync?


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His router stats are in his signature

BT Infinity
~200m from NILDW PCP21
40000/10000 Sync


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Standard User XRaySpeX
(knowledge is power) Mon 01-Aug-11 12:37:08
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Yes, but you don't see them whilst composing - amended.

1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 17 Meg Untweaked 19 Meg Tweaked WBC
Standard User chris6273
(member) Mon 01-Aug-11 13:10:44
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Re: BT Option 3 Up to 20Mb Maximum sync?


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Thanks for your replies.

So is Option 3 only up to a 20Mb sync?

For example; Some users on Sky can gain a 24Mb sync if they are lucky so I was wondering if this is possible on BTs equipment.

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My Broadband Speed Test

Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed 8128 kbps 448 kbps
Line Attenuation 13.0 db 10.0 db
Noise Margin 16.4 db 24.0 db
Max(Kbps): 11616 1056
Standard User XRaySpeX
(knowledge is power) Mon 01-Aug-11 13:20:00
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Re: BT Option 3 Up to 20Mb Maximum sync?


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In reply to a post by chris6273:
So is Option 3 only up to a 20Mb sync?
You've seen the BT adverts!

Anyway, they don't do the Options anymore; just BT BB, More BB, Unlimited BB or BT Infinity.

1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 17 Meg Untweaked 19 Meg Tweaked WBC
Standard User fozzie55
(learned) Wed 03-Aug-11 15:07:05
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What about upload speeds? I am waiting to change to BT on Monday, with O2 at the moment. Just got the BT I-Plate, put it on and even before waiting my speed has gone from 2mb to 3mb smile My upload is 0.9mb, is BT capped at 0.5?
Cheers, sorry for butting in.
Standard User CommandQ
(newbie) Wed 03-Aug-11 15:25:13
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I've tested BT Broadband, Sky and Talktalk, Sky caps close to 20 down and 1150kbps up, BT also cap at 20 down and for up it's just over 1 meg, (I'm not 100% sure on the upload) Talktalk don't cap the down (I was getting very close to 24mbps sync) and they do cap the up at 1meg exactly. I'm getting internet from AAISP soon, I should see 2.5 up and about 19 down on a 6db snr but of course I can set that to 3db and get even more speed. (AAISP use BT's network)
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