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    Unhappy slow connection speed

    over the last few months, I have notice a decrease in my internet connection speed. I am running Tiscali Broadband 512k. the best connection ever recieved was 500k but now I am lucky if I achieve 350k. my down load rate has dropped from 49kbps to as low as 17kbps can anyone advise why???

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    Maybe its because more and more people in your area are signing up for broadband, affecting the contention.
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    What do you get on the ADSLguide speedtest? It's probably because Tiscali are crap, check the forums at the aforementioned site.

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