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10mb Broadband from 2mb here i come

Discussion in 'Networking & NAS' started by Kopite4Ever, Aug 12, 2005.

  1. Kopite4Ever

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    You sod :D

    I'd love 10mb broadband :eek:
     
  3. Kopite4Ever

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    bit dissapointed at the upload speed 'increase' but seeing as this is all free im so happy.

    appprently by 2007 50mb broadband will be available to us via DOCSIS 3
     
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    Just think of all that goat filth you can download now eh Kopite? ;) Your sig mate, thats obscene. :eek: Shanks yes, Houlliers 'stunt double' no. :D
     
  5. Kopite4Ever

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    goat filth hoooy yeerrrrr ;)

    im seriously thinking what the fudge im going to do with the speed increase. 2mb is plenty for my needs but its free and i enjoy a bargain when i see it ;) i think the liverpool exchange will be high on the list of upgrade seeing as we are one of BY's earliest and biggest communities.

    i like your sig by the way

    suits you down ;)
     
  6. Kopite4Ever

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    come to think of it wonder if the current surf board modems can handle this new speed ??? anyone have any info ?

    edit i found the answer my modem can have a through-put of about 45mb :D
     
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    Thought you might. It's all that Welsh blood mixed into the scouse genepool. ;)

    Which is why I put it in.............? :cool:

    Back on topic NTL are going down the same road, just slower to roll it out. No shocks there then. Here:- NTL10mb On that last note Kopite, I saw somewhere that NTL will be upgrading at the users end.

    Ooooooooer! :D
     
  8. Kopite4Ever

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    didnt know about NTL as well. one thing im really suprised at but extremely thankfull for is BY are not capping the 10mb service. seems a bold step but a good step.

    welsh as well ?? jesus a welsh gooner moved away to merseyside tut tut you gone down again in my estimation :p ahaha welsh sorry mate i just cant take them seriously :D ex-girl was welsh and she was a fruit cake, she couldnt understand me and vica-versa
     
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    Thats one thing the ISPs are noticing, very few users with the top speed connections (8mbit LLU at the moment) are actually ABLE to make full use of it. People may have a busy month with 300gb download, which would give very tight profit margins for the ISP, but people struggle to download +100gb month in month out.... Thus they have made most 8mbit services unlimited for a very reasonable price... Thats the impression I get at least....

    The exception is of course when there are 10students sharing the connection (or similar....).
     
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    Great news. [​IMG] I was going to change from NTL to another ISP but I wont bother now.
     
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    The thing with Telewest is that it doesn't cost them more if you download more, they own the cables and have relatively low fixed costs.

    I've always wondered why Telewest were beaten on price by other companies, who have to pay money to BT or whoever based on line usage.

    NTL and Telewest in my opinion should have been more aggressive with this earlier on to increase their broadband share, as my understanding is their infrasturcture much more advanced than BT's.

    I'm not complaining though, I was happy paying 17.99 for 512 which will now become 2mb.
     
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    The services will continue uncapped, and prices appear not to be on the increase. Telewest generally increase the TV and telephone prices once or twice a year but rarely touch the broadband prices.
     
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    uncapped 10mb, hmm.

    so how much is that a month?
     
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    £35 per month as per the link.
     
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    Anyone know what regions they are upgrading first ?
     
  17. Kopite4Ever

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    sorry mate but ive gotta laugh at that post. have you not read the artical or anything posted
     
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    So when ntl and Telewest merge, how will that affect cap and price? ntl is £37.99 pm with a 75Gb cap, Telewest £35 pm with no cap.

    Personally, I'm gonna download until I get contacted by ntl and then I'll just cancel and go elsewhere with no cap.
     
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    Have you all not noticed the two little words that come before 10Mb? The dreaded 'UP TO'. Those two words scare me!!! I had originally signed up to a 3Mb connection when I moved to Toronto and never got anywhere near the advertised speeds; 1.25Mb was the fastest I ever got! When I called to complain they said they could offer speeds 'up to' 3mb but couldn't guarantee the full 3Mb and to basically deal with it. I cancelled my account and now I am on a 5Mb (soon to be increased to 6Mb) and regularly get d/l speeds of 4.8Mb and 800Kbps U/l and I only pay $39 CND (about 17 quid) a month. Don't forget Bulldog are advertising a 10Mb line and look at the trouble they are in!
     
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    i cant get blueyonder.

    once them and ntl merge though will the packages be avaliable to me as ntl services are avaliable for my area..?

    17.99 for 2mb uncapped broadband, i want i want
     
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    from looking at that article on the ntl site, it seems they'll be upgrading the 3mb customers to 10mb before the end of 2005, and then upgrading the 2mb and 1mb users to 10mb in 2006.. does this mean that they'll reduce everyone's bills to £17.99 per month, or will i still end up paying £37.99 for the same speed as someone who's paying £17.99 :confused: :confused: :confused:
     
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    Nah, the service will be capped depending on what tier you're on. Top tier is 75Gb pm.
     
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    Currenlty I have no use at all for a 10MB connection, the 2MB offers no increase in surfing speed over the previous 750 connection as the bottleneck is always at the other end. I'd be more interested in a 512 uplink rather than a 10MB downlink.
     
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    Mine is scheduled for this month.

    I have the 4mb service at £50 a month and can confirm that on average I get 487kbps on d/l.

    So fingers crossed, the 10mb could go as high as 1200kbps :eek: :eek:and price drops to £35. :clap: :clap: :clap:

    Just a waiting game
     
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    I didnt know NTL did a 4 meg service. :confused: Or are you with Telewest? :)
     
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    i was increased to 2 meg a month ago and to be honest although broardband manager says 2.272 kbps i would never have known. It seems no faster than 1 mb was.
     
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    Sorry forgot to mention i'm with Telewest so no d/l cap either ;)
     
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    my d/l is kb/sec, so 2 mb would be 227 kb/sec
     
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    Awesome! 4mb has become soooo sloooow :devil:
     
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    Homer voice

    Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm 10mb.........garghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh :)
     

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