Re: OT: suggestions of uncapped Broadband >512Kbp in UK
On Wed, 2005-08-03 at 13:13 +0100, TreeBoy wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 Aug 2005 12:41, James Burke wrote:
> > On Wed, 03 Aug 2005 12:35:43 +0100
> > michael <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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...
> > >
> > > Surely there must be more/better!
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > --
> > > Michael Bane
> > > Atmospheric Physics Group
> > > University of Manchester
> > I'm with Demom, its £25 per month, 2mb, uncapped with a static ip. Havn't
> > been with them long so cant comment on how reliable they are.
> I've been with Demon for more years than I care to remember.
> They're not bad. DNS can be a bit sticky every now and again - but you do get
> free "fax to email"!
> The notice boards about status is very useful too and there is an phone number
> to call to do a quick status check!
> The static IP is also completely unfiltered and you can switch off their
> e-mail filtering.
> You only get a tiny amount of html space, though and if you put up pictures of
> a recent holiday and it proves popular, you will find yourself unreachable.
> The final good thing is that www.yourname.demon.co.uk is their website and
> yourname.demon.co.uk is your net connection.
Okay, after weighing up the ISPs here and elsewhere I'm about to sign up
with Demon. It seems they do dynamic IP on the 'Demon Home' account but
it's just 19.99 inc VAT per month. I guess I can live with dynamic IP...