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2 meg data speed honestly

Is 2 meg down and upload speeds the best sky can achieve via mobiles

Any plans to bring it up to the  previous o2 speeds of almost 20 meg/s

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly


@Donfor wrote:

No luck 2meg from various locations since Airplane enabled:disabled 

maybe need a call to sky mobile


Try a reboot then, they will ask you to try this anyway so you may as well get it over with before wasting time in a queue.

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

I get around 17 Mbps down and 14 Mbps up at home which is about the same as I was getting when I was on O2.

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@Donfor wrote:

Is 2 meg down and upload speeds the best sky can achieve via mobiles

Any plans to bring it up to the  previous o2 speeds of almost 20 meg/s


Try putting it into airplane mode and then back out again.

 

https://helpforum.sky.com/t5/Sky-Mobile/Extremely-slow-non-existent-Data-speeds/td-p/2839427

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

I shall try that thanks @Colin0000

 

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

No luck 2meg from various locations since Airplane enabled:disabled 

maybe need a call to sky mobile

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly


@Donfor wrote:

No luck 2meg from various locations since Airplane enabled:disabled 

maybe need a call to sky mobile


Try a reboot then, they will ask you to try this anyway so you may as well get it over with before wasting time in a queue.

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

Re boot since got almost 20 meg down

Upload shoots to almost 30 meg then Sharp drop to 2-5meg.

Seems a bit better though certainly not the o2 stable 20up/10down-not that I upload anything and not much downloads from Xs.

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

42 meg d/load

30 meg u/load

This morning from Xs 4g data

Is this luck or does it suggest 63mb fibre upgrade has been applied,.

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@Donfor wrote:

42 meg d/load

30 meg u/load

This morning from Xs 4g data

Is this luck or does it suggest 63mb fibre upgrade has been applied,.


This is a very confusing post, are you testing over 4G or (as I expect) over your broadband?

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

Yeah it prob isn't valid question as the speed increase is from sky mobile iphoneXs

maybe I'm next to a mobile transmitter today.

I'll delete next post with screen shot.

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

@Donfor

Sky Mobile just piggybacks O2 so you'll get similar to speeds to whatever O2 gets. The speeds can vary day by day and hour by hour depending on location. 

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

Not necessarily @jamesn123

Until recently I was getting 2 meg.

Today over 40 up 30 down.

Not at Home though maybe I'm closer to a mobile  transmitter or mast.

Granted my enthusiasm incorrectly thought the 63 meg offer had been applied which of course is unrelated.

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@Donfor It completely depends on your location, time and current population of the area. E.g. At peak times during the day my 4G speeds can drop below 5Mbps but If i go 1mile down the road later on in the day the speeds come up well above 50Mbps. Thats just mobile networks for you unfortunately 

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Since returned home.

30 meg up 10 down.

The recently suggested reset from another forum user has indeed sorted my mobile data speeds 

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Re: 2 meg data speed honestly

Glad you are sorted, the good old reboot usually never fails !

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