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Originally Posted by 45nm View Post
Canada needs to wake up and take an example from this. However I doubt that will happen due to the current Duopoly enforced.
I have to agree with you, I'm alright with the speed for now, but I have a 25 GB limit which is just outrageous.
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Excellent, now give me a service other than BT 8Mb and this'll actually mean something to me...

Rather than upgrade 100Mb people to 1.5Gb which isn't really a massive difference.

Upgrade people on 8Mb to 50/100Mb...
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Newcastle East,West and central all are enabled up to 20mbps via 21CN up to 24mbps via LLU and 50Mbps via Virgin cable.
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Newcastle East,West and central all are enabled up to 20mbps via 21CN up to 24mbps via LLU and 50Mbps via Virgin cable.
I don't live in Newcastle.

I live in a village about 10 miles out where 8Mb is all we can get.

It's not a tiny exchange though - 1.8k homes.
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This is great! But I do hope they use something better than their supposedly 'Super'hub.
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I want. I'm currently living in East London, although looking to move West. Back in my parents home in the country, we are still stuck on super crap, super slow 8mb/s unlimited. I like unlimited... but 8mb/s? Blurgh.
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Good to see they are rolling out this kind of internet while who also lives in the east of London am currently receiving 80kb/s download speeds. At one point previously I was getting 200kb/s max but recently it has been cut in half for some reason.
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I want. I'm currently living in East London, although looking to move West. Back in my parents home in the country, we are still stuck on super crap, super slow 8mb/s unlimited. I like unlimited... but 8mb/s? Blurgh.
What speed do you have at your home in London?
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I also in London but I get like 300kB/s most of the time but i believe i am being throttled by Sky since i get just of 1mB/s on some downloads.
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It's not a tiny exchange though - 1.8k homes.
Thats very small

you'd be lucky to get LLU for example my is 15K
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