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Standard User vf12vf
(learned) Tue 22-Nov-11 21:41:07
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Exchange congestion....thought id dodged it but.....

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Hello all,

been reading about all the problems with Congestion at various exchanges and thought i was the lucky one...well tonight i noticed a major slowdown.

did a test on and only got 1mbs down...same up my upload frown

i recall recieving a call from orange towards the beginning of the year gurantee'in me the maximum speed 24/7...think they were trying to sell me something. is this soemthing i am going to have to accept now? i have always had a rock solid connection..speed and throughput diod drop when i was changed back from LLU but until now no noticable slowdowns....rebooted router and it synced at

System Up Time 00:31:08
Port Status TxPkts RxPkts Collisions Tx B/s Rx B/s Up Time
WAN PPPoA 92447 125082 0 8526 89235 00:30:01
LAN 10M/100M 126268 94647 0 87626 9549 00:31:05
WLAN 11M/54M/108M 1554 413 0 163 35 00:30:59

ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed 17036 kbps 1181 kbps
Line Attenuation 24.5 db 14.2 db
Noise Margin 3.6 db 6.1 db

Lower than normal but to be expected this time of night, should i contact support and question this?

Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Tue 22-Nov-11 23:21:05
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Re: Exchange congestion....thought id dodged it but.....

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You need to monitor throughput for a while and see if it improves as people go to bed etc

Andrew Ferguson, - formerly known as
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