Well, if they're going to bump up the speeds from 1Mbit to 2Mbit and continue that trend then they better start dropping the price of the 4Mbit/10Mbit.
The fun and games continue in Parklands.
So last Sunday my line once again went on the blink. This time it looked like I'd been hooked up to 2 lines. Even calling 10210 resulted in 2 calls being established. Eventually the owner of the other line called his own line to talk to me because his girlfriend called his home number only to find my wife answering the phone! :P
Logged fault on Monday, by Wednesday morning the line was fixed. Back to a 10Mbit sync and one voice line.
Today, out shopping, get a call from Telkom technician about the fault. Tell him all was sorted on Wednesday. I get home, ADSL is dead. Call 10210 and now the line will not sync on anything over 4Mbit where it was hooked up at 10Mbit last night.
Why would that be? Could this mean I've been changed over to another lesser capable DSLAM port?
Last edited by TheRift; 30-06-2012 at 03:35 PM.
Meaning what in terms of sync speeds available?
Is my thinking correct in that I might have been moved from a 10Mbit capable port to a 4Mbit one overnight?
If it walks like a duck and kwaks like a duck ..its a duck
My router (Netgear with DGTeam) won't be much help there as it allows you to set the modulation used. It syncs on either Gdmt or ADSL2+.
Well I don't know what they're up to 'cos the thing was a stolid 10Mbit sync last night.
I think I'll try them later in the week or wait for the next line fault (which is inevitable )
So they called me again about 30 minutes ago. Told the technician what's happening and asked nicely to be switched back to the original setup. Now back up to 8Mbit. Not as good as before, sadly, and have just a 10dB SNR. Previously had 10Mbit sync with a 12-14dB SNR.
This time round I had to set to Gdmt modulation to get it to sync. So, yeah, FNfal it looks like they are indeed busy with those IMAX DSLAM things. Kinda crap that they don't give you more than 4Mbit on it though.