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Originally Posted by OCE_Nathan Hi NickG,
Is it possible you could run a speedtest form speedtester.bt.com, and paste the results into this thread. Also is it just the BBC speedtester that you get slow speeds on? Do you experience slow speeds at specific times?
The BBC broadband speed tester is showing speeds of 0.7-0.9 Mb/s at present.
Originally Posted by OCE_Andrew When you get the slow speed problem can you run the speed test on the BT website speedtest.bt.com as it should give you your sync rate and IP profile.
Also can you run the simple network test.
Originally Posted by NickG Well speed seems very slow again tonight.
I can't run the speedtest on BT as I don't have an account with them - it was asking for a user name. A second attempt brought up a screen where I could enter my phone number, house name and postcode. When I went to run the test I got:
There was a problem checking your information - please try again later. If the problem persists; please call us on 0800 085 7343 for further information. Our advisors are available from 8:00am to 9:00pm, Monday to Friday, from 8.00am to 8.00pm Saturday and from 9:00am to 6:00pm on Sundays."
The simple network test is no good either as this is for Windows - I am using a Mac.
The Talk Talk Members speed test is showing 992 kb/s.
Anything else I can do, or is this big drop in performance just due to network traffic?