Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Green Gecko » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:49 pm

I wish I just bought that at the time as it would have been so much cheaper even if I paid for an entire month than mobile data.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Johnny Jalfrezi » Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:29 pm

An update!

The engineer came round first thing this morning and was good as gold (if a bit talkative - I'm very antisocial). He narrowed the problem down to the wiring between the outside terminal box and our main socket. Apparently, if the exchange detects any sort of fault on the line it automatically slows down your broadband speed. The reasons for doing this went over my head but presumably it's a way of rationing out bandwidth or something.

Anyways, the initial signs are encouraging and hopefully it'll be back up to its normal speed in a couple of days and not a moment too soon - I never did buy a jazz mag.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Vermilion » Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:31 pm

Johnny Jalfrezi wrote:I never did buy a jizz mag.


Good to hear.

Hope your net improves too.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Johnny Jalfrezi » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:45 am

Nope, still strawberry floated.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Moggy » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:10 am

Johnny Jalfrezi wrote:Nope, still strawberry floated.


Time to buy a jazz mag. I recommend this months “Jazz Today”, there’s a great Duke Ellington article.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Winckle » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:19 am

Moggy wrote:
Johnny Jalfrezi wrote:Nope, still strawberry floated.


Time to buy a jazz mag. I recommend this months “Jazz Today”, there’s a great Duke Ellington article.

I feel like JJ might be more of a MOJO kind of guy.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Vermilion » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:43 pm

Moggy wrote:
Johnny Jalfrezi wrote:Nope, still strawberry floated.


Time to buy a jazz mag. I recommend this months “Jazz Today”, there’s a great Duke Ellington article.


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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Poser » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:36 am

Hello guys - thought I'd hijack this to ask a question, if that's ok. I can finally get fibre broadband in my area, so looking at suppliers. Has anyone use Plusnet?

For cost/speed, they seem to be offering the best. Claimed 60mbps average for £28pcm.

Any thoughts? I have only ever really had BT or Sky so it's a step into the unknown.

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by Tsunade » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:52 am

Poser wrote:Hello guys - thought I'd hijack this to ask a question, if that's ok. I can finally get fibre broadband in my area, so looking at suppliers. Has anyone use Plusnet?

For cost/speed, they seem to be offering the best. Claimed 60mbps average for £28pcm.

Any thoughts? I have only ever really had BT or Sky so it's a step into the unknown.

I have plusnet and have done for nearly a year with no problems whatsoever, I would definitely recommend them.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Johnny Jalfrezi » Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:05 pm

I tend to go with whoever's cheapest. Hence why I have no internet.

I'm joking - it doubled in speed yesterday and has done so again overnight. Yay!

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by Garth » Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:08 pm

Poser wrote:Hello guys - thought I'd hijack this to ask a question, if that's ok. I can finally get fibre broadband in my area, so looking at suppliers. Has anyone use Plusnet?

For cost/speed, they seem to be offering the best. Claimed 60mbps average for £28pcm.

Any thoughts? I have only ever really had BT or Sky so it's a step into the unknown.

I have that package and I've had no problems at all. Also have a monthly SIM with them. They're owned by BT BTW.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Green Gecko » Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:02 pm

Plusnet are BT service and several people use them on here. I was looking at them before I finally got Sky to fix my prices again.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Death's Head » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:40 pm

I also have Plusnet with 75mb/s download wired or 30-40mb/s across WiFi, except with my work laptop that uses witchcraft to also get 75mb/s over wi-fi.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Poser » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:40 pm

Thanks everyone, that's good enough for me. I'll get onto them tonight. :D

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Slayerx » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:36 pm

Poser wrote:Thanks everyone, that's good enough for me. I'll get onto them tonight. :D


Check Top Cashback you can get paid to switch its about £40.

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Poser » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:29 pm

Slayerx wrote:
Poser wrote:Thanks everyone, that's good enough for me. I'll get onto them tonight. :D


Check Top Cashback you can get paid to switch its about £40.


:D done, cheers mate!

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PostRe: Internet Speed - An Actual Crisis
by Slayerx » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:09 pm

Poser wrote:
Slayerx wrote:
Poser wrote:Thanks everyone, that's good enough for me. I'll get onto them tonight. :D


Check Top Cashback you can get paid to switch its about £40.


:D done, cheers mate!


No worries I use it all the time to get cash back for things like home insurance and travel insurance.


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