[Gllug] Old type versus new ADSL?

Matt Blissett matt at blissett.me.uk
Fri Mar 21 00:51:36 UTC 2008

Andy McGarty wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Mar 2008 21:52:09 -0000, t.clarke <tim at seacon.co.uk> wrote:
>> My guess is that the new ADSL2/2+ will only work at those 20Meg speeds
>> if you are pretty close to the exchange and/or have superb cabling into
>> your premises.
> Woo hoo 200 yards.

I'm now about 1km from the exchange, and the Be-provided router claims:
        Up 1343kbits/s, Down 18943kbits/s
The house probably has really old cabling.

Previously, I lived next to the exchange -- about 15metres away -- and got
the full 23500kbits/s down (or thereabouts).

Matt :-)

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