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  • The Lone Gunman
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    Originally posted by Mailman
    Im with Nildram but because we live in Canary Wharf we can only get 2MB services there. Apparently there are too many poor people in the area so BT doesnt see the point in upgrading the services to Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs!

    Bloody poor people! They should all be put to work!

    Mailman
    Ho Ho Ho. BT wont give Canary wharf high speed internet.....

    The UK is best placed for ebusiness my arse.

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  • Mailman
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    Im with Nildram but because we live in Canary Wharf we can only get 2MB services there. Apparently there are too many poor people in the area so BT doesnt see the point in upgrading the services to Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs!

    Bloody poor people! They should all be put to work!

    Mailman

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  • Paco
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    Originally posted by hyperD
    According to the website from Paco, Demon look quite good. Anyone have any experience with them?
    I'm actually with Demon, and they're OK but nothing special. I think they are a very traditional ISP in that they don't have any flashy deals or complex pricing structures, capping etc., just bog standard internet provision, 12 month minimum contract. They also tried to charge me 30 quid a year to host my domain name, and that was without any web space.

    I've had a couple of encounters with their tech support, and although they're not the quickest they do always respond and are quite useful. And it is possible to speak to a real (English) person on the phone who knows what they're talking about.

    Finally they've just upgraded me from 512K to 2M, or as near to that as my line can manage, free of charge, which was nice of them.

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  • Crazyhorse
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    I've been with Demon since dial-up days, joined adsl on 512 but we're all being upgraded to 2Mb for the same price. You get a fixed IP address. I've never had a problem with them.

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  • Lucifer Box
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    Originally posted by hyperD
    BT Business Broadband 2Mb - no problems (and you can ignore their install CD which puts an annoying BT stuff on your IE).

    According to the website from Paco, Demon look quite good. Anyone have any experience with them?
    In terms of bang for your buck, looks like a no-brainer in favour of Bulldog.

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  • hyperD
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    BT Business Broadband 2Mb - no problems (and you can ignore their install CD which puts an annoying BT stuff on your IE).

    According to the website from Paco, Demon look quite good. Anyone have any experience with them?

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  • WageSlave
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    NTL - 1.5mb, no limit. Total pants

    Wage in 'tried to get online at 21:00 last night' mode.

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  • SupremeSpod
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    Originally posted by Paco
    Take a look at this site, where you can compare a number of ISPs on cost, speed, support etc.

    BTW Spod, are they still recruiting at your place? If so, any chance you could PM me with the best person to contact please as I'd rather not use an agency if I can avoid it? My contract here is up in a few weeks unless they can find some more money for another extension.

    If anybody else is able to offer contacts in companies 'oop north' doing real-time embedded C/C++ then there's a pint (virtual or otherwise) in it for you. I've now got a baby daughter so I'm desperately trying to avoid a weekly commute down south.

    Cheers...
    Paco, message sent.

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  • Paco
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    Take a look at this site, where you can compare a number of ISPs on cost, speed, support etc.

    BTW Spod, are they still recruiting at your place? If so, any chance you could PM me with the best person to contact please as I'd rather not use an agency if I can avoid it? My contract here is up in a few weeks unless they can find some more money for another extension.

    If anybody else is able to offer contacts in companies 'oop north' doing real-time embedded C/C++ then there's a pint (virtual or otherwise) in it for you. I've now got a baby daughter so I'm desperately trying to avoid a weekly commute down south.

    Cheers...

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  • DimPrawn
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    Yes that bulldog deal looks unbeatable.

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