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banned6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months ago
bt tell me my max is 5mb bu be broadban say its 10mb

how can they differ on answer?
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banned6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months ago
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#1
my BT broadband is supposed to be 10mb but we rarely get over 3mb.
#2
are you sure its not "up to 10mb"?
The sneaky shysters
Easy to offer "up to XXXmb" then only get 2.
banned#3
bt estimate 4.5 on a 5mb line

Be say 10mb line is what i got
#4
And have you run a speedtest to see what you actually get???
#6
it's all a joke.. they sell UP to xxMb

my Sky is up to 20Mb but I can't get more than 4.6Mb..

Sky excuse: the distance between where I live and the nearest exchange

ring BT... they will say the same.. "distance from the exchange"
#7
Be broadband are the same as o2, the have 'unbundled' the 'loops' in a lot of exchanges enabling them to get faster speeds than BT, I dont know what the hell it means but that is your reason.
#8
none of this is a joke ...these speeds are possible just depends how far away from the exchange your live and if it is a LLU exchange.

even then distance to the exchange isnt super important its to do with the length of the very old wires connecting it all together.

i personally wouldnt touch adsl but i am lucky enough to get virgin BB (dont knock it ...)
#9
I am paying the same as other people but getting more/less in speed. so why we cannot pay for just what we get...

e.g. if they offer up to 10Mb for £12/month and we can only get 5Mb we should pay £6/month. Then if they upgrade wires, exchange or whatever and start to provide the 10Mb they right to increase our bill to £12/month.

that is why I think it is a joke... Everyone pays the same but gets different thing.

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