Quite behind on Broadband after all these years, despite the fact that in the past I used to work at an ISP!
After all these years I finally own a house that can get FTTC. I ordered "BT Fibre Unlimited", which was connected on Tuesday. I then had to ring them and get them to send me a hub, as they'd failed to do that. Hub arrived yesterday, but no cables or filters. Still I found an old ADSL microfilter and cable and plugged it in. In the extension socket it didn't sync, but synced and connected fine in the Master socket - at 36Mb down (and 9Mb up).
I'm believe the product I've ordered can go faster than that (although they don't actually tell you the maximum speed anymore) and the DSL checker at https://www.dslchecker.bt.com/adsl/ADSLChecker.address indicates I might be able to get up to 59.3Mb on Range A (clean) or 49Mb on Range B (impacted), so wondering if removing the extension wiring will help. The master socket is a standard NTE5 with removable faceplace, but the extension wiring appears to have been wired to the back of the NTE5, rather than onto the faceplate. (it comes out the bottom of the socket)
So question is:
What is Range A and Range B on the checker? How do I determine which range I'm in?
Should I take the back of the NTE5 off to disconnect the extension wiring (I believe not)
Should I just cut the extension wiring as it comes out the bottom of the socket?