Category archives: Broadband

Broadband Testers Required

Broadband Testers Required
Hi, we are looking for volunteers who can ideally test their Broadband Speed and Ping Times* on a daily basis. As you will have noticed, there has been an ongoing problem in the Purbeck area since December 2009, possibly even earlier. Our ISP (Internet Service Provider) has suggested that we collate...

Fluctuating download speed and occasional packet loss – again

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Fluctuating download speed and occasional packet loss – again
Download speed and throughput are fluctuating again today. I'm also seeing packet loss. Nothing new then. Just to let regular visitors to Purbeck Broadband know that lack of updates from us doesn't mean that all is fine. I experience fluctuating download speed and throughput at various times throughout the day...

Degraded, inconsistent download speed – again

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Degraded, inconsistent download speed – again
The problem of degraded, inconsistent download speed has returned. My download speed is currently fluctuating minute-by-minute, second-by-second - there's no consistency whatsoever (for the last couple of hours throughput has rarely been higher than 2.5 Mbps on my 7 Mbps line, and ping times are inconsistent again). I've had enough....

Degraded service/packet loss/websites not loading

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Degraded service/packet loss/websites not loading
I'm currently seeing almost 100% packet loss to some websites while others seem to load perfectly (like Purbeck Broadband). Sites that aren't loading include Twitter (pinged: 85% packet loss, site not loading), Facebook and the New York Times (pinged: 100% packet loss, site not loading). Anyone else having problems accessing...
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