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UK prefers broadband to dial-up



 
 
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Old July 19th 05, 05:33 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
JohnT
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Default UK prefers broadband to dial-up

Broadband has officially overtaken dial-up as the most popular way for
Britons to connect to the internet, government statistics show.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4696613.stm

john

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Old July 19th 05, 07:22 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Eddy
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Default UK prefers broadband to dial-up

On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 17:33:31 +0100 JohnT wrote:

Broadband has officially overtaken dial-up as the most popular way for
Britons to connect to the internet, government statistics show.


Government statistics? Well... must be true then. :-)
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Old July 19th 05, 08:13 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Steve Lispcombe
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Default UK prefers broadband to dial-up

"Broadband has officially overtaken dial-up as the most popular way for
Britons to connect to the internet, government statistics show."


unless, of course you are a BT engineer, then you are still using a
tempremental dial up system on a 266 PII CF-27 with win 95/98 as your OS.
Kinda 'lead by example' that......


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Old July 19th 05, 08:59 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
kraftee
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Default UK prefers broadband to dial-up

Steve Lispcombe wrote:
"Broadband has officially overtaken dial-up as the most popular way
for
Britons to connect to the internet, government statistics show."


unless, of course you are a BT engineer, then you are still using a
tempremental dial up system on a 266 PII CF-27 with win 95/98 as your
OS. Kinda 'lead by example' that......


So you got missed out to?


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Old July 19th 05, 10:38 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Pete
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Default UK prefers broadband to dial-up

On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 17:33:31 +0100, JohnT
wrote:

Broadband has officially overtaken dial-up as the most popular way for
Britons to connect to the internet, government statistics show.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4696613.stm

john


Not rocket science is it!


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Old July 19th 05, 11:45 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Clint Sharp
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Default UK prefers broadband to dial-up

In message , Steve
Lispcombe writes
unless, of course you are a BT engineer, then you are still using a
tempremental dial up system on a 266 PII CF-27 with win 95/98 as your OS.

Oooh, a toughbook user, quality machine once you've worked out the model
number! Do they still have the built in cell-modem?
Kinda 'lead by example' that......



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