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« Reply #75 on: March 05, 2018, 06:49:31 PM »

I find the colder it is the better it is. Can't wait till we get FTTP. (That's what Openreach have us down for on their checker but not holding my breath).
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« Reply #76 on: March 05, 2018, 07:22:29 PM »

Richard

It's your own fault for staying miles from the exchange, being on the end of decades old cable with no doubt numerous joins holding it all together!
Mine used to be exactly the same if there had been a period of continuous rain.
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« Reply #77 on: March 05, 2018, 07:52:18 PM »

I remember having to tip water on the telephone cable when it got too dry and caused the line to crackle.
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« Reply #78 on: March 05, 2018, 08:11:31 PM »


I'm the cause of my own downfall here. The house is located in the parish of Leslie-by-Insch but postally the Royal Mail have us listed under Clatt. Being an obstinate, pedantic type I always list our address as Leslie, my thinking being the post office machinery sorts by postal code anyway.


You are not a number, rather you are a string of alphanumeric characters as issued by the post office.
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« Reply #79 on: March 06, 2018, 08:20:16 AM »

Good Morning All,

I'm assuming the 0.13 - 01.5Mb connection is why the Immersun isn't connecting currently?HuhHuh?

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Richard
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« Reply #80 on: March 07, 2018, 12:19:44 PM »

Good Afternoon All,

The broadband connection is that bad the Immersun isn't connecting properly and I can't even access the BT site to find the customer complaint tel. no. I had to text my wife at work to access BT on line to find the number!!!!!!!!!

Roll on DPD delivering the ee router and SIM card.

BT's days are numbered in this household.......

This message sent via a topped up 1Gb ee SIM card and external aerial................

Regards

Richard
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« Reply #81 on: June 05, 2018, 07:17:27 AM »

Pinging this in the hope of getting updates... technology moves fast, right?

My landline speed down to 170kbs again. Line insufferably crackly again. Openreach engineers as rare as hens teeth again. The search is on for domestic 4g ‘insurance’ solution in poor, flukey signal area of neglected Norfolk. Again.
Cheers in advance,
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« Reply #82 on: June 05, 2018, 04:37:24 PM »

3 openreach vans parked at the end of our road, do they migrate at this time of year?
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« Reply #83 on: June 05, 2018, 07:50:47 PM »

Pinging this in the hope of getting updates... technology moves fast, right?

My landline speed down to 170kbs again. Line insufferably crackly again. Openreach engineers as rare as hens teeth again. The search is on for domestic 4g ‘insurance’ solution in poor, flukey signal area of neglected Norfolk. Again.
Cheers in advance,
Chas

EE have a free (pay for fitting) external antenna for their 4g router.
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« Reply #84 on: June 05, 2018, 10:30:06 PM »

chasfromnorfolk,

I'm using a Huawei aerial booster on an EE contract currently. I also have the EE supplied router but found the Speedport which I bought with the Huawei booster performs better.

I see circa 12 - 13Mb but the contract is expensive at £34.99 a month for 50Gb.

It suits my level of usage but wouldn't be anywhere near enough for the boys.......

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« Reply #85 on: June 06, 2018, 07:20:34 AM »

Hmmm, what I think I’m looking for is an external antenna c/w router into which I’ll bung a pay as you go data sim when the  BT line fails. I had in mind buying the kit - can't search at the mo - but maybe the EE external deal might be the answer if there’s a get-out clause in the contract. There’s an EE shop in Norwich, I’ll see what they can offer.

Big day today. Openreach expected 8am omwards...

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« Reply #86 on: June 06, 2018, 07:35:50 AM »

chasfromnorfolk,

I bought the following - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MIMO-Mobile-Broadband-Antenna-Booster-Huawei-B593-LTE-4G-150MBPS-52dbi-15M/253163208457?hash=item3af1b3ff09:g:rjwAAOSwLEtYk2gB

It certainly did the business for me.

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Richard
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« Reply #87 on: June 09, 2018, 09:58:19 PM »

chasfromnorfolk,

I'm using a Huawei aerial booster on an EE contract currently. I also have the EE supplied router but found the Speedport which I bought with the Huawei booster performs better.

I see circa 12 - 13Mb but the contract is expensive at £34.99 a month for 50Gb.

It suits my level of usage but wouldn't be anywhere near enough for the boys.......

Regards

Richard

I think I pay £60 for 200gb
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