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You only get to download 750mb on a 4mbit connection? Looks like I'm never going to get virgin internet.
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Erm, this limit only operates between 4pm to midnight! You're free to download as many linux distros or game demos as you want from midnight through to 4pm.
thats a valid point but what happens if i dont want to and i want to download during the evening when most normal people use the net? why should we pay crazy expensive prices and be forced to download during the night espec when we pay for unlimited downloads?

im serriously considering pipex and telling branson to go shaft himself!!
    
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The way they speak of downloading 'large' amounts as being so wierd and unusual is stupid, the people that thought this up seem to think all everyone wants to download is a few music tracks and fail to see that there are thousands of people that download large files from game mods and patches to applications etc. Seems to me it was thought up by a load of old fogies with no clue.
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USA Cable internet FTW

I get speeds of up to 900kbps on an okay server from france
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This is why you have to understand the ISP's policy before you actually make an agreement with them.
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This is why you have to understand the ISP's policy before you actually make an agreement with them.
Virgin bought out NTL, NTL didnt have a Fair Use policy, now that Virgin have taken over, they are introducing one.

NTL was arguably the best ISP in the UK, Virgin are doing all they can to ruin that feat.
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Virgine Media uncappers in the future?
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Virgin bought out NTL, NTL didnt have a Fair Use policy, now that Virgin have taken over, they are introducing one.

NTL was arguably the best ISP in the UK, Virgin are doing all they can to ruin that feat.
yeah telewest/ntl used to rock have been with them about 6 years and zero probs then that muppet takes over and everything is a mess
    
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Meh Virgin Sucks. They should make sure that they can supply the bandwidth for what people pay. Their fault IMO. We should be allowed to download at our max speed for as long as we want.
    
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Meh Virgin Sucks. They should make sure that they can supply the bandwidth for what people pay. Their fault IMO. We should be allowed to download at our max speed for as long as we want.
exactly
    
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exactly
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