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Great, reach your download limit in seconds.

Everyone I know who is on BT say they want to switch to someone else, everyone I know who was on BT say they are so glad they switched.

Jay247, stick with Sky, their service is far superior to BTs, even though they use the BT network.
BTs option 3 & FTTC option 2 doesnt have a CAP anymore it used to be 300GB

also Sky has there own network/backhall only if you're outside there LLU network then they give you BT wholesale crap.
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How about you replace the copper infrastructure first?
This. I swear the drop cable going from my house to the telephone pole is older than christ.
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Great, reach your download limit in seconds.

Everyone I know who is on BT say they want to switch to someone else, everyone I know who was on BT say they are so glad they switched.

Jay247, stick with Sky, their service is far superior to BTs, even though they use the BT network.
I reluctantly switched to BT Infinity option 3 from BE in Feb (moved house & dropped from 22meg to a very dodgy 6). I watched the openreach vans on my road for weeks! Anyway £27 a month and I get 39meg down & 6meg up. It's more expensive than I'd like but tbh I've had no issue except that instead of a single modem/router you get 2 seperate boxes; the homehub3 is great looking which some very good features but the modem is a $hitty looking white box, and I can't set opendns on the modem.

I've hit the 300gig limit (which is now gone apparently) a few times but didn't really suffer any noticable throttling.

Oh and my ping to fave servers went UP from 15 to 20'ish so not all good

The Openreach guy that did my install did say that 40meg is an artificial cap and the lines are capable of more.
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My area could use an improvement. We have FTTN and then VDSL2 to the house. I'd like to get 100+mbps up and down

I "pay" for 40mb down, 20mb up with no apparent data caps so far.. $75/month after some discounts. normal price I think was $125/month.. Quest has a monopoly on my area. Cox offers a bit better services for less.

 
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I cant wait till BT install FTTC in my area, already getting a good speed with Sky


Its great seeing the UK finally improving its broadband, a couple of years ago the UK was rated something like 36 in the world for BB speeds, I'm sure we are lower down that list now.
Getting essentially maximum ADSL speed with BT at the moment. But I fought for a fair few months bombarding them with emails and letters to get what we actually pay for.

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So none of you heard about virgin media?, they're already on 100 mb/s and are rolling out 300mb/s in 1-2 years, they're already running trials on 1 gb/s lol.
    
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I can get 100meg in my area, only subscribe to 25 though. Don't know many sites that would even come close to using the 25. Most sites I use/know of are throttled.

Edited by Newbie2009 - 5/21/11 at 3:59am
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I think you mean higher, not lower.
No the higher you where the worse the BB speeds are.
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Jay247, stick with Sky, their service is far superior to BTs, even though they use the BT network
I plan to, as Sky have their own LLU service in my exchange, so they are not really using the Bt network, the best thing with sky is you get unlimited BB with no cap
Edited by xXjay247Xx - 5/21/11 at 4:02am
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BT needs to shut the F up and concentrate on their Broadband to the last 15% of the UK which they said was going to be done by the end of 2010. It's now almost halfway through 2011 and guess what? I'm STILL on 2Mbit, BT, and you're STILL making me pay for "up to 24mbit".
    
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