[Gllug] [OT] Summer and DSL etc

Adrian McMenamin adrian at newgolddream.dyndns.info
Sat Jun 19 18:23:31 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-06-16 at 14:57 +0100, Jason Clifford wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-06-06 at 15:03 +0100, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> > As has happened before my home DSL connection has because close to useless with the warmer weather - the level of noise on the line actually reaching the point where the POTS doesn't even work at times (this is inner north London, not somewhere in the sticks either).
> PSTN doesn't work == fault on the BT phone line. Report it as such. Do
> not mention ADSL or broadband - simply state the evident fault on the
> phone line and insist it be fixed.
> Almost always when that is done the broadband will be reliable again.

This is in fact what was done.

BT engineer came round to "fix" - when he left we had no connection at
all (including TV).

Happily they did fix everything a couple of days later though.

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