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Just swapped by Sky broadband "up to 20Mbs" was gettin 2.5Mbs. To Bt Infinity they said I should get 24.5Mbs.

What does every 1 think of Bt Infinity any 1 had any bad service off BT for inifinty??

Hopefully this will sort out my supper crappy download speeds and ping in games.
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Ive not used them >_< is there people in your area with them? Thats the best idea as its still "upto" bloomin con merchants that isps are ¬_¬
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get rid of bt and sky and go to virgin media.

i was with BT and they are horrible for downloads / torrents
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get rid of bt and sky and go to virgin media.

i was with BT and they are horrible for downloads / torrents

In what way are they horrible for downloads?
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can't get virgin. they don't do it in my area at all.
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In what way are they horrible for downloads?

when i was with bt, when i started to do loads of down loads then ended up throttleing me that i could only do 12 gig max for the month.

i am not with virgin media and i can do 250 gig in 11 hours.



also bt is signed up with teh goverment and law if they catch u dl stuff u will get inbto big trouble. virgin media do not care what u download and do not keep an eye on u at all
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they may have a trfic shaping / fair use policy. Watch out for that. I agree with going with virgin and it sucks you can get them frown.gif
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Only listen to people who are with BT Infinity. I upgraded about 6 months ago from Total Broadband to Infinity, and it's a totally different experience.

Obviously it depends on the area, and every router is different, but I've found it highly stable, and the download speeds are great.

Also, no more latency issues in games.

When you talk to them, they should tell you an expected normal download rate, as well as the pointless 'up to' rate.

All depends on where the wiring is in your area too.

But yeah, I'd reccomend it, though it is the first fibre optic i've used.
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maybe bad installation? up to date chipset/nic drivers?

speedtest on a different system? spyware and virus may be raping your bandwith
if you gave them a call and your signal is fine idk
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when i was with bt, when i started to do loads of down loads then ended up throttling me that i could only do 12 gig max for the month.
i am not with virgin media and i can do 250 gig in 11 hours.
jeez i do 12gb every 1-2 days.
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Only listen to people who are with BT Infinity. I upgraded about 6 months ago from Total Broadband to Infinity, and it's a totally different experience.
Obviously it depends on the area, and every router is different, but I've found it highly stable, and the download speeds are great.
Also, no more latency issues in games.
When you talk to them, they should tell you an expected normal download rate, as well as the pointless 'up to' rate.
All depends on where the wiring is in your area too.
But yeah, I'd reccomend it, though it is the first fibre optic i've used.

Yeh my Up to is 40Mbs but they said the expected is 24.5mbs to 1mbs.

And thats what proxy servers and vpns are for.
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