[GLLUG] Internet Data Rate

Christopher Hunter cehunter at gb-x.org
Wed May 13 10:43:25 UTC 2020

On 13/05/2020 11:01, Chris Bell via GLLUG wrote:
> Hello Frank,
> You could find that you get an improvement by using a replacement lower front
> panel VDSL filter for the incoming BT NTE5 termination box which will block the
> data from entering your internal telephone wiring. It will bypass the line
> filter in the standard box, which destroys the balance between the wires, and
> replace it with another after the data has been isolated, preventing your
> telephone wiring from acting as tuned aerial stubs.

I'll completely agree with that!  Last year, I put a good quality line 
filter on to my brother's phone line, separating the VDSL signal where 
it entered the house.  I also introduced an extra choke in series with 
the bell capacitor in the master socket.  His data rate was almost doubled!


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