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Home Networks Wifi Engineer

 Wifi Technician

Solving intermittent Wifi problems

Broadband Speed issues

Wifi connectivity issues 

Wireless access points supplied & fitted

Wifi for out buildings

Wifi Help - Trouble shooting - Repair service 

Ubiquiti Networks installer



Free Speed Test






Residential Wifi problems resolved

Wi-Fi problems
Do you want to extend the range of your wifi network?

Wireless Network Installation

I can offer many different options depending on the Wi-Fi coverage required & the size of your property.

Point to Point wifi links to give wifi access to outbuildings.



Please contact me by  email -

Please view my charges before contacting



 Fibre Broadband

Want to know more about Fibre Broadband, FTTC or FTTP?

A good place to start is to take look at the Openreach Video below, 



FOR PC & MAC problems contact C & F Bright Solutions

 Computer Repairs & Maintenace Service

Software problems, PC Not Booting, Email Problems, Bespoke PC Systems, Tablet & ipad Service, Servers & Databases & VPN, Hardware Faults, Virus Removal, Networks & Broadband, Data Recovery.

Call C & F Bright Solutions on 01730 231 680




   Test Tele, Tone Set

Free Advice

Residential Broadband & WiFi internet problems, I offer a free advice service via email



For service & repairs - TalkTalk, Sky, EE, BT, BE, Plusnet, Zen, Postoffice, Tesco, Virgin Media, etc - so whatever ISP you use - I can help you.




Problems with your broadband dropping the connection or with slow speeds? Then your internal wiring may be at fault. I can diagnose and repair faults caused by your phone wiring or sockets to increase the stability & speed of your ADSL connection.








Broadband Problems & ADSL faceplate filter

Telephone wiring within a property can pick up interference (noise) from electric mains wiring & appliances.  This noise will reduce the broadband speed.
Broadband speed problems 

Very often Telephone wiring has not been Updated/Optomised to work well with Broadband Internet. The very best speed that can possibly be obtained is if you connect your router at your master socket. Your master socket should be connected to the incoming telephone line feed, without any star wiring.  All your extension sockets should be connected to the removable faceplate, the standard faceplate should be replaced with an ADSL filtered one.
Connecting an ADSL faceplate filter at the master socket prevents the broadband signal from going out onto the extension wiring, this in turn helps stop the noise interfering with the broadband signal.
The other big advantage to a faceplate filter is that it replaces all the micro-filters connected throughout the house, so it all looks a lot tidier.

The other important thing to do is ensure that Electromagnet interference from inside your property is not affecting performance, again this is something I will check.

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is also known a Radio Frequency interference (RFI) 

Follow these links for detailed information & advice about Broadband faults,


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ADSL & line length

The longer the line, the higher the loss (db)

All figures are an approx guide & show how the line attenuation affects ADSL sync speed. Also it can be seen that with a long line (attenuation of 50db plus) 24mbit service is often not faster than an 8mbit service.

It is important to note that download speed will be less than the sync speed.

ADSL2+ (24MBit) ADSL1 (8MBit)

Loss Sync (approx)

10db         24Mbps           8Mbps

20db         20Mbps          8Mbps

23db          19Mbps          8Mbps

29db         16Mbps          8MBps

35db          12Mbps         6.5Mbps

40db          9Mbps          6 Mbps

45db          7Mbps            6Mbps

50db          5Mbps            5Mbps

57db          3Mbps           3Mbps

62db           2Mbps          2Mbps

67db          1.5 Mbps        1.5Mbps

68db May not work at all


This photo shows some bodged up Master Socket wiring, this resulted in very poor BT Infinity speeds.


Another slow Broadband fault - this time photo shows an  incorrectly installed microfilter, this was not the only problem - master socket & ADSL faceplate also incorrectly installed (by Openreach contractor)


Service providers Fault code abbreviations.

BNR - Bell not ringing    BR - Bell ringing continuous     CDT - Continuous Dial Tone    CO - Cuts off    DRO - Damage Report    Overhead    DRU - Damage Report Underground DRW - Damage Report Wiring    FNT - Faint Transmission    MOD - Modem - Slow internet dial up speed    NDT - No dial tone    NR - No Reply    NSY - Noisy    NT - No Tone    NU - Number Unobtainable     OHR - Overhearing     OWT - One Way Transmission     PET - Permanently engaged tone    RTP - Ring Trip     UTR -Unable to trip ringing    WNO - Wrong Numbers Outgoing    XL - Crossed lines


( Calling all Independent Telephone Engineers - Please ask if you would like your business added/removed or amended - email

London - Commsmaster

London - SC Connect

London - telephonengineers

Portsmouth -Jays Cabling

Basingstoke - Total Telephone Services

Essex - Essex telephone engineer

Manchester - Burytec

East anglia - Top telephones

Guildford - David Williamson

Gloucestershire - Cotswold Connection

Fault of the day

Phone & Broadband stop working after moving the router

The RJ11 plug (ADSL) will fit into a LAN socket (RJ45) on the router. RJ11 plugs have been designed to fit RJ45 sockets so it will feel right.

This means the ADSL will be disconnected & the LAN socket will loop the line & cause the phone to appear dead.

Make sure the ADSL (RJ11) is in the ADSL socket on the router.