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Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) September 11th 20, 10:14 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 155
Views: 7,813
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
PAYG SIM minutes don't run out - no monthly top up

On Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:43:17 +0100, Reentrant wrote:

Giffgaff. You just have to make one chargeable call or text every 6
months to keep it "alive" and I think they warn you in good time before
...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) August 5th 20, 02:45 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 66
Views: 6,589
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
FTTP question

On Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:36:09 +0100, Mark Carver wrote:

On 05/08/2020 12:36, Bob Eager wrote:
On Wed, 05 Aug 2020 11:57:02 +0100, Graham J wrote:

Bob Eager wrote:

[snip]

Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) August 5th 20, 12:36 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 66
Views: 6,589
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
FTTP question

On Wed, 05 Aug 2020 11:57:02 +0100, Graham J wrote:

Bob Eager wrote:

[snip]


Someone I know in Bracknell has a dish on his roof, with line of sight
to a data centre. He gets quite...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) August 5th 20, 09:15 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 66
Views: 6,589
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
FTTP question

On Tue, 04 Aug 2020 21:36:42 +0100, Vir Campestris wrote:

On 04/08/2020 11:10, Theo wrote:


About 30 years ago every town had its own cable TV franchise, who were
merrily digging up the...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) July 23rd 20, 02:53 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 72
Views: 6,708
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
when moving to fibre...

On Thu, 23 Jul 2020 04:26:56 -0700, R. Mark Clayton wrote:

Look out of window spot engineer.
Me: Er I think you have just cut off my line xxx yyyy.
Jobsworth: You will have to ring it in on...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) July 6th 20, 12:01 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 8
Views: 2,212
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Are any BB suppliers any good at getting a grip of Openreach?

On Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:26:52 +0100, Andy Burns wrote:

Roger Mills wrote:

Are there any BB suppliers who are any better than PlusNet at getting a
grip of Openreach?

If you want a real...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) May 14th 20, 03:33 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 49
Views: 6,761
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Powerline brands to avoid?

On Thu, 14 May 2020 14:56:03 +0100, Graham J wrote:

... this time of year just drop a long Ethernet patch cable out of the
window and down to her room and leave the windows open a crack.

A...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) April 23rd 20, 08:42 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 118
Views: 2,613
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Plusnet: Drastic traffic shaping.

On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 17:50:07 +0100, tim... wrote:

I've done this

and proved that it does work on the wired connection but not on the Wifi

and yet people are still telling me

"It...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) April 22nd 20, 10:14 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 118
Views: 2,613
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Plusnet: Drastic traffic shaping.

On Wed, 22 Apr 2020 10:04:26 +0100, tim... wrote:

"Roderick Stewart" wrote in message
...
On Tue, 21 Apr 2020...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) April 16th 20, 12:18 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 104
Views: 7,841
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Fibre Broadband router/modem connection.

On Thu, 16 Apr 2020 12:05:38 +0100, Roderick Stewart wrote:

On Wed, 15 Apr 2020 18:30:01 +0100, grinch wrote:

Would there be anything lost by raising a complaint to BT ...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) April 2nd 20, 06:05 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 118
Views: 2,613
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Plusnet: Drastic traffic shaping.

On Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:54:29 +0100, Graham J wrote:

Graham. wrote:

[snip]

This looks like a congested route somewhere. Can you find out the IP
address of the F8Lure pinger, and...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) March 31st 20, 09:10 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Not complaining

On Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:42:42 +0100, Graham. wrote:

On 27 Mar 2020 00:53:42 GMT, Bob Eager wrote:

On Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:27:18 +0000, MissRiaElaine wrote:

On...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) March 27th 20, 12:53 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Not complaining

On Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:27:18 +0000, MissRiaElaine wrote:

On 26/03/2020 20:37, Bob Eager wrote:

Warning from the ISP that staff are working from home, so apologies in
advance for noises of...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) March 26th 20, 08:37 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Not complaining

On Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:14:42 +0000, MB wrote:

On 24/03/2020 21:55, Tweed wrote:
It is traditional hereabouts to moan about the state of UK broadband.


Certainly not noticed any changes...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) February 29th 20, 12:32 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 1,701
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Email address charges branded 'daylight robbery'

On Sat, 29 Feb 2020 12:05:43 +0000, Peter wrote:

I am not sure whether this is totally current but running your own SMTP
sending server is a no-no. Even if you are on a fixed IP, that "fixed"
...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) February 29th 20, 10:30 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 1,701
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Email address charges branded 'daylight robbery'

On Sat, 29 Feb 2020 01:26:58 +0000, Brian Gregory wrote:

On 26/02/2020 22:42, Chris Green wrote:
... or you can always run your own SMTP server, I do.

How do you stop most of your mail...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) February 27th 20, 02:23 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 1,701
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Email address charges branded 'daylight robbery'

On Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:58:07 +0000, Chris Green wrote:

Bob Eager wrote:
On Wed, 26 Feb 2020 22:42:47 +0000, Chris Green wrote:

Chris wrote:
...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) February 26th 20, 11:23 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 1,701
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Email address charges branded 'daylight robbery'

On Wed, 26 Feb 2020 22:42:47 +0000, Chris Green wrote:

Chris wrote:

You need your own domain to be proof against the physical mailserver
vanishing from the...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) February 24th 20, 08:52 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 1,701
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Email address charges branded 'daylight robbery'

On Mon, 24 Feb 2020 20:28:53 +0000, bert wrote:

In article , Bob Eager
writes
On Sat, 22 Feb 2020 15:09:15 +0000, Roger Mills...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) February 22nd 20, 05:22 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 1,701
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Email address charges branded 'daylight robbery'

On Sat, 22 Feb 2020 15:09:15 +0000, Roger Mills wrote:

Am I alone in thinking that it's not unreasonable for ISPs to charge for
continuing to provide email facilities to people who are no...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) January 28th 20, 02:37 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Government plans new laws for smart gadgets sold in UK

On Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:33:08 +0000, Java Jive wrote:

"Government plans new laws for smart gadgets sold in UK

The government is developing laws that would require manufacturers to
ensure...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) December 21st 19, 09:01 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Oh dear - Openreach...

On Sat, 21 Dec 2019 16:16:40 +0000, PeterC wrote:

Ordered FTTC on 14/12, Order passed to OR on 16/12. ISP said about 3 - 4
days, OR says 7/1. Well, so long as FTTP is being installed, who am I...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) December 21st 19, 02:09 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
3m homes have access to full-fibre broadband ... but 155,000rural homes unable to get decent service

On Sat, 21 Dec 2019 13:24:47 +0000, Java Jive wrote:

The government has pledged 5bn to support the rollout of
gigabit-capable broadband to such areas.

It has also indicated that it will...
Forum: uk.telecom.voip (UK VOIP) December 14th 19, 12:31 PM Posted to uk.telecom.voip
Replies: 2
Views: 2,970
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
The best way to do a voice message at specific times, on a VOIPsystem?

On Sat, 14 Dec 2019 11:58:50 +0000, David Woolley wrote:

On 13/12/2019 10:32, Postman Pat wrote:
That's really horrible

There must be some way to do this properly.

Get a VoIP...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) November 16th 19, 10:32 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 28
Views: 1,054
Posted By Bob Eager[_5_]
Interesting Conundrum

On Sat, 16 Nov 2019 21:25:32 +0000, Vir Campestris wrote:

On 16/11/2019 19:22, Angus Robertson - Magenta Systems Ltd wrote:
FTTC prices are now essentially the same as ADSL for lowest speed,
...
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