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Standard User Janthril
(newbie) Thu 11-Aug-11 12:34:06
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Broadband disconnections for a year...where do I go now?


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I have been at this address since September 2010. It is a new build bungalow with BT access outside the property. Since moving here I have suffered a lot of d/c problems which I have reported to BT. The replies at first where that I had a faulty router, so it was changed, culminating in me having to sign for a further 18 months to get a 3rd generation router. This has not solved the problems, so now I am told that there is a problem at the exchange, outside the exchange etc. I am so fed up with this and getting really frustrated. My line stats are

Connection Information

Line state: Connected
Connection time: 0 days, 01:58:21
Downstream: 7.375 Mbps
Upstream: 448 Kbps

ADSL Settings

VPI/VCI: 0/38
Type: PPPoA
Modulation: G.992.1 Annex A
Latency type: Interleaved
Noise margin (Down/Up): 6.0 dB / 21.0 dB
Line attenuation (Down/Up): 20.5 dB / 11.0 dB
Output power (Down/Up): 19.9 dBm / 12.3 dBm
FEC Events (Down/Up): 11350378 / 531
CRC Events (Down/Up): 13347 / 505
Loss of Framing (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
Loss of Signal (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
Loss of Power (Local/Remote): 0 / 0
HEC Events (Down/Up): 404517 / 515
Error Seconds (Local/Remote): 314 / 200

My router is connected to the main telephone socket.

Anyone got any ideas as to what is happening here? I would be grateful for any help.

Janthril

Edited by Janthril (Thu 11-Aug-11 12:36:16)

Standard User RobertoS
(sensei) Thu 11-Aug-11 13:01:50
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Re: Broadband disconnections for a year...where do I go now?


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That looks to me like a wiring problem at your end.

What do you have connected to the line as well as the broadband?

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Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Thu 11-Aug-11 14:50:27
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Re: Broadband disconnections for a year...where do I go now?


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Main telephone socket, means the extensions are still connected and working for phone calls?

Try the test socket (inside the master socket) and see if the stats improve

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Standard User cavillas
(knowledge is power) Thu 11-Aug-11 17:47:15
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Do you have filters on all of your extensions, whether being used or not?

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Standard User Janthril
(newbie) Thu 11-Aug-11 19:59:31
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I have just the phone line and the router connected in the socket. I have filters on any I am using. I dont have a test socket as the property is new and the BT box is outside the front of the property, and inside it is just normal sockets. I have changed my phone, put into different sockets, used different routers (this is the one with infinity on it) even bought new wireless dongles for the computer as well as new ethernet cable. I have also replaced the filters. I dont know what else to change.
Standard User BatBoy
(legend) Thu 11-Aug-11 20:39:53
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You're not on Infinity, you're on ADSL

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Standard User Janthril
(newbie) Thu 11-Aug-11 23:42:24
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I meant I am using the BT router which has both ADSL and Infinity sockets - I know I am on basic ADSLsmile Sorry for not being clearerfrown
Standard User ukhardy07
(member) Fri 12-Aug-11 02:34:53
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Re: Broadband disconnections for a year...where do I go now?


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Something is definitely wrong with those stats IMO

The line attentuation is 20db and hence would easily achieve an 8128 sync

If there was interleaving the stats would be a different sync again

Something's stopping it achieving the full speed sync

Can you run a speedcheck at

http://speedtester.bt.com/

& your noise margin target is 6db which is good

Can you take photos of your phone sockets?

Also do you have one of these outside?

http://www.kitz.co.uk/adsl/images/phone/external_NTE...

Edited by ukhardy07 (Fri 12-Aug-11 02:39:44)

Standard User XRaySpeX
(knowledge is power) Fri 12-Aug-11 03:00:23
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In reply to a post by ukhardy07:
The line attenuation is 20db and hence would easily achieve an 8128 sync
If there was interleaving the stats would be a different sync again
If? There is interleaving and the max sync is therefore only 7616.

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(staff) Fri 12-Aug-11 10:15:18
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You are trying to say you have a Home Hub 3, that just happens to have an ADSL port and Ethernet port for its WAN connection.

In which case from wiring description it is entirely feasible the wiring is an issue, you need to reduce the wiring to the minimum, i.e. one socket in the property that is as close as possible to the external master socket. In short temporarily disconnect all but one socket.

if the stats are better at that point, then the other sockets need a rewire, and would recommend fitting your own NTE5 with ADSL faceplate and running the other extensions (if needed) from the filtered side.

Clear photos of each socket may actually help people spot if anything odd with wiring. Just because it works for a phone does not mean it is ideal for ADSL.

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