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Hi Everyone Just had the bad news that virgin are going to stop my broadband in march 08 has i am an old NTL Customer,They have offered me a deal but it involves taking on their Phone package has wel… Read More
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9y, 4m agoPosted 9 years, 4 months ago
Hi Everyone
Just had the bad news that virgin are going to stop my broadband in march 08 has i am an old NTL Customer,They have offered me a deal but it involves taking on their Phone package has well, but i don't want the phone,and this is the only deal they will offer has i am not in one of their cabled area

Can anyone recommend a good Broadband service and provider with at least 8MB speed
look forward to your replies
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9y, 4m agoPosted 9 years, 4 months ago
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#1
i was thinking of going with virgin broadband from bt as they were cheaper but i am in a non cable region. does this mean that they would force me to take phone package too, as i only want virgin for their broadband
#2
It depends how far from exchange you are and what service you want. If you want very fast and you are less than 1 mile from your exchange look at the Be unlimited options, its "up to" 24 mbps. Yeah you wont get that, perhaps 12 but max price is £22 and there are cheaper deals for less speed/download.

For ordinary connections I find ADSL24 fantastic. I changed from Tiscali (and previously BT) as it was really slow in the evenings and they were blocking stuff. I now get 8 mbps, actual throughput, can watch films live over the internet and their support is UK, they speak english and are helpful etc.

Best service I've ever had.

Various deals from £13.00, mines the £19.99, but then I download a lot for work.

If I were you I'd avoid

Tiscali
Orange
Freeserve
Virgin (unless cabled)
Sky

they all use traffic shaping which means you get **** throughput when you want it and they block loads of ports (and then deny it)

BT are OK but expensive.
#3
Dont use Virgin media, they absolutely ****, haven't had there service for about 7-8 months and they still think were using there services!!
#4
I use Virgin Media's 20MB cable service and it's flawless. Yes they apply traffic shaping to heavy users (myself included sometimes) but it's never affected me very badly.
#5
just tried be and im told im too far away from my bt exchange.

what id like is
unlimited downloads
speed higher than 512kb that i have now
for cheaper that what bt is charging me = £21 a month
#6
sky are quite rubbish. a couple of months ago, i was downloading at 1.66mB/s, and now, 20kB/s
#7
Go to entanet (ADSL24 is an Entanet reseller). To make a really informed choice, go read the forums over on [url]www.thinkbroadband.com[/url]

Their forums are here: http://bbs.adslguide.org.uk/
[Holiday Pirates]#8
I have just signed up with the Post Office. I could not find any reviews as the service is new, I am £26 per month but that is for phone rental etc aswell, you can sign up for just broadband, take a look at their website (you can get quidco too)

It is going to be switched over on 2nd January I will keep you posted!
#9
homer_213
Dont use Virgin media, they absolutely ****, haven't had there service for about 7-8 months and they still think were using there services!!

Rubbish customer relations, but their 8MB internet has always been pretty decent for me.

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