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Cyrus Avatar
9y, 2w agoPosted 9 years, 2 weeks ago
Needed:-

- Good download speed (would rather a consistent speed but above 2mb but do not ming up to 8mb service)
- unlimited download (or very high download, 30gb is adequate I would tink)
- newsgroup service, faster the better
- DSL only (cannot receive cable in my area).
- Dont want free stuff like email, router etc if the package will be less without these.

Optional:-

- Do not really need webspace but would not mind, might come in use.

I think thats the normal requirements.

Thanks

Adam
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9y, 2w agoPosted 9 years, 2 weeks ago
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#1
bump :)
#2
https://www.bethere.co.uk/
not sure if its dsl..
#3
Do U Or Does Anyone In Your House Have A Mobile Phone Contract? If Yes Which Network?
#4
i am on o2 but its paid for by work.
??
#5
Do you have sky? If so their mid or max package would be unbeatable at £5/£10 a month. All the "best" packages involve "tie ins" where they give you the service and throw in the broadband cheap - great if you want the service anyway. You want newsgroup access - I presume this is for binaries? In that case I would get an easynews account - really fast and excellent completion - if you are technical you can get a newsreader (xnews, agent among others) which will look for pieces on your ISPs server and if missing will then go to easynews which really stretches your account limit. A lot of binaries are also on the torrent sites.
#6
Your speed depends on how far you are from the exchange and what (BT) cabling is installed in your area (Copper, Aluminium....) I would check that first if speed is of the essence ! some people are only getting 1-2 mb yet paying for 'up to' 8mb !
#7
Cyrus
i am on o2 but its paid for by work.
??


if your with O2 then u can get broadband for £8/mnth check out O2 website.
#8
thanks guys.
I have read on various forums and nearly everyone is saying stay away from sky BB.

Yup newgroups are for binaries. I think I will end up getting an easynews account as speeds are sloowwww on BB newsgroup connection.

My maximum speed is 5mbps in my area I have been told.

hows the o2 service ? If its anything along tiscali/AOL/skyBB etc then I will need to stay away

thanks for help so far !
#9
Are you with a broadband provider at the moment?

If so: http://www.virgin.net/allyours/broadband/switch/ is good
#10
Check out samknows and see if you can get "BE" £15 gives you up to 8 meg and unlimited downloads, no newsgroups but get a giganews/usenetserver/newshosting/astraweb account and away you go, if your able to get faster the 8 meg then you can pay for it but no need to IMO unless your a najor leecher.


All1
#11
BeThere is great. Call them up and ask for free connection/setup and they might do it. I think they normally charge around 20pounds for it...
Frank
#12
iv got bt i think its good with free bt vision aswell
#13
Any of the entanet wholesalers, most of them have pretty much the same package.

30gb peak 300gb off peak.
No port/p2p blocking or traffic throttling
Newsgroup access
Webspace
1 month contract (the clincher for me).

£19.99

eg - http://adsl24.co.uk/broadband_home.php
#14
Im also with adsl24 and the month at a time clinched it for me also I have been with them now since July as I jumped ship from pipex because of Tiscali buy out, and cannot fault them at all great service here with full 8mb speed
#15
If Yo With O2 Then Check 02 Website............ U Get A Really Good Deal.
#16
anyone else know of any new deals around ? I just know as soon as I will sign up, a better deal will come along the next minute !
#17
ok guys, its that time when i need to cut down on BB charges :) Paying 7.50/m upto 8mb with o2 but no webspace and contentions getting pretty high

anyone know of anything better ?

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