As I don't really understand it and don't really care about the plumbing, I'll just quote what I've been told. I know no more than that.
After lots of correspondence between me and Sky, I think we've reached a solution. The issue seemed to be with Sky's upstream provider. They tested out switching to a different provider last night and I was able to play on Sky Poker all night without a VPN and without a single issue (which hasn't happened for weeks).
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 20 Meg WBC
Edited by XRaySpeX (Sun 03-May-15 22:22:32)