Interleaving on DSL lines

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Was wondering if Interleaving is enabled by default on lines, and if it is can MTS turn it off for mine? Might help to reduce my ping by a bit
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Ian Mckay

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Posted 2 years ago

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Good question I know it's on mine.
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Graham do you anything about this, I have read up this as well and they say it helps.
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I'll make some inquiries, I'm still a landline neophyte
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I've pinged our landline gurus and their answers and my understanding are as follows:

For ADSL, the max interleave depth is 16, for VDSL2, max interleave depth is 8, actual depths will be less if your line is good, as it is negotiated between your modem and the DSLAM up to the max levels as stated.

According to this chart: http://www.kitz.co.uk/adsl/interleaving.htm  even those max levels would introduce less than half a millisecond of latency.

Turning it off would be a pretty big endeavour as new profiles would have to be created in the backend systems. Even as an avid gamer myself I don't really think it would be worth it.

Thanks for asking though, I learned something, always a good day.
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Thanks.