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Re: OT: suggestions of uncapped Broadband >512Kbp in UK

On Wed, 2005-08-03 at 13:26 +0100, Pete Clarke wrote:
> > On 3 Aug 2005, at 12:35, michael wrote:
> >
> >> OFF TOPIC (not sure which is more appropriate list)
> >>
> >> I've moved house and need to get Broadband installed. I'll be
> >> running X
> >> from a remote site and it seems a 1Gb or 2Gb cap will be too
> >> restrictive. So any suggestions of uncapped (reliable) B'band ISPs in
> >> the UK - preferable at 1Mbs or higher.
> >>
> >> I considered Tiscali & NTL but then I saw too many negative reviews
> >> [NB:
> >> there's no cable in my street so it'd be NTL's freedom service and
> >> it's
> >> unclear which of NTL's services were being slated). The next best
> >> seems
> >> Tesco - uncapped but only 512Kbps...
> >
> > I was with PlusNet for 12 months until the end of June and I didn't
> > have any trouble at all from them. The only trouble I ever had was
> > caused by BT cutting the line for a few days... Static IP, uncapped,
> > with a range of available speeds. Note that you'll always only get
> > 256 Kbps upstream bandwidth unless you go for SDSL which is very
> > expensive.
> FWIW I can highly recommend Eclipse (http://www.eclipse.co.uk) - I have
> been with them for coming up to 2 years now, and have had zero problems
> with them.
> Their technical support staff are great - on the 2 occasions I have had to
> use it (both times it was BT's problem at the exchange end) I have found
> the staff extremely helpful, polite and knowledgable - they didn't get
> phased at all when I mentioned that I run Debian with many connections
> behind my router.
> The package is static IP, no ports blocked, no bandwidth limits with free
> webspace/email etc. - all in all I am more than happy with them.
> HTH.

[[whoops - originally, mistakenly, hit 'reply' without putting d-u back in the 'to' field - sorry Pete]]

mmm their website says 1Gb per month max download (the 14.99 option)...
or are you talking about this 'FLEX' thing? 

Ta, Michael

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