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Is anyone else in the UK having problems with Pipex? I've had it dropping out on me all week. It first went down last week, so I phoned up and they informed me that people were having problems all around the country (?!?), but were suitably vague.

Just wondering if anyone else uses them, and if they're affected too?
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My internet has been noticabley slower this past few days, however i'm not on Pipex (i'm with Eclipse)..

Maybe it's coincidence, or maybe it's something else.
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My connection keeps dropping out and has done for a while now, I'm with Virgin though.

Got an engineer coming out today to check it out so heres hoping that will sort it
    
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There are problems with certain services in the UK at the moment, nearly the whole of Sky BB (Easynet) went down yesterday following hardware issues erlier in the week. There have also been reports of total server outages around the London area.
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aol has been a complete nightmare for me the last few days (not loading youtube etc)but is working fine atm
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Seems weird, maybe it's an infrstructure problem then, exchange(s) or such, hence why different ISPs are affected. It would explain the vague general explanation by the ISP (although that doesn't mean anything!)
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There are problems with certain services in the UK at the moment, nearly the whole of Sky BB (Easynet) went down yesterday following hardware issues erlier in the week. There have also been reports of total server outages around the London area.
I'm just outside London, so that might be one part of it. Mine has been running fine today though too.
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Maybe some of the server racks in the UK are not properly earthquake proof and after yesterdays events they've taken a turn for the worse Dunno why I'm smiling there could be something in that statement
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I'm with BT in the middle of the countryside and always have a stable 5Mbps connection.

You're all losers.
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I'm with BT in the middle of the countryside and always have a stable 5Mbps connection.

You're all losers.
5Mbps

I bet yours costs more than £5 a month though?

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