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Best ISP for Gaming / Downloading - poor availability in my area :(


Standard Member
Hi Folks,

Sadly, my girlfriend's house (where I live) is in the middle of nowhere and as such, we can't get any of the fancy internet services (no LLU, no cable etc).

So ignoring things like Be, what are our best ISP options for the bog-standard phone-line ADSL type connection?

We're currently on Virgin :)eek:) who are terrible, traffic shaping / throttling / terrible download allowances & very average ping....

So......what to do? :lease:


Turbo Dragon

Established Member
Id give a huge thumbs up for Plusnet :thumbsup:

Pro package has no throttling and prioritses your traffic (apparently :rolleyes:)



Standard Member
Yeah there's definitely no LLU - on the SamKnows page, I got presented with an eyeful of red X's - with the exception of ADSL!


i ave a look for anyone on there non llu plusnet

not sure on this http://www.opal.co.uk/connect/ could ring or contact them and see what speed they could give and ping

if you go for plusnet get the pro as it seems they in the best awards i fink aswell
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