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Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) December 7th 17, 12:17 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 57
Views: 108
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Plusnet Router and local networking problems

On Wed, 6 Dec 2017 20:01:10 +0000, Graham J
wrote:

I finally bit the bullet and bought a (secondhand) Draytek Vigor 2860n
and that 'just works' with no issues at all...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) November 10th 17, 04:06 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 55
Views: 417
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Are fibre connections any more reliable?

On Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:51:53 +0000, Martin Brown
wrote:

Some modems do not recover gracefully from certain types of line error
so you are a bit lucky that it...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) November 10th 17, 11:55 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 55
Views: 417
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Are fibre connections any more reliable?

On Thu, 9 Nov 2017 11:50:04 +0000, Davey
wrote:

If you can't get any sense out of your ISP, migrate to another.

For what it's worth, I have found that Zen are happy to...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) October 16th 17, 09:06 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 48
Views: 674
Posted By Roderick Stewart
FTTP: New Build Home

On 16 Oct 2017 13:38:55 GMT, Bob Eager wrote:

How do you connect a home PC, internet radio, TV streaming box etc to
the internet without a landline?

Just because you...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) October 16th 17, 02:52 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 48
Views: 674
Posted By Roderick Stewart
FTTP: New Build Home

On Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:24:38 +0100, Mark Carver
wrote:

Why don't people want a landline..?

Because some people, notably the young, communicate only using their...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) September 12th 17, 10:33 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT sneaky offer

On Mon, 11 Sep 2017 07:29:03 -0700 (PDT), "R. Mark Clayton"
wrote:

Setup was just a matter of swapping plugs and then entering the new
wireless details into all...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) September 8th 17, 01:30 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT sneaky offer

On Fri, 8 Sep 2017 03:46:14 -0700 (PDT), "R. Mark Clayton"
wrote:


Setup was just a matter of swapping plugs and then entering the new
wireless details into all...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) September 8th 17, 12:36 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT sneaky offer

On Thu, 7 Sep 2017 13:43:28 -0700 (PDT), "R. Mark Clayton"
wrote:

BT sent me an email today subject "Our BT Smart Hub could be yours today"

In it said

"How to get...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) September 6th 17, 11:12 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT's DNS servers

On Wed, 6 Sep 2017 08:14:50 +0100, Bob Henson
wrote:

Try google's 8.8.8.8 for comparison


That's what I switched to - via Windows networking rather than the
locked...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) August 6th 17, 11:31 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 41
Views: 817
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Open circuit voltage on phone line very very low.

On Sat, 5 Aug 2017 13:21:42 +0100, "NY" wrote:

No. If an area doesn't have 3G the best thing is to deploy straight to 4G.
There is no sensible reason these days to go via 3G....
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) August 5th 17, 10:58 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 41
Views: 817
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Open circuit voltage on phone line very very low.

On Fri, 4 Aug 2017 20:31:24 +0100, "NY" wrote:

I'm not greedy: I don't expect my mobile broadband speed to be even as fast
as ADSL (8 Mbps), never mind FTTC speeds (30+ Mbps),...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) July 30th 17, 07:35 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 57
Views: 533
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BBC News Blunder

On 30 Jul 2017 13:33:56 GMT, 7 wrote:

Could you not have a satellite in a geostationary orbit above another line
of latitude than the equator

No because Earth is a...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) July 30th 17, 04:59 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT Using Monopoly Position In Attempt To Water Down Government Policy

On Sun, 30 Jul 2017 15:24:59 +0100, "tim..."
wrote:

"BT offers broadband for 99% of UK"

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40751449

what does 10 Mb/s mean in...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) July 15th 17, 07:13 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 21
Views: 352
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Swapping DSL routers

On 15 Jul 2017 15:07:08 +0100 (BST), Theo
wrote:

The problem is not knowing the router admin password, the problem is this is
beyond a lot of people.

Phone...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) July 15th 17, 12:21 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 21
Views: 352
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Swapping DSL routers

On 14 Jul 2017 23:43:14 +0100 (BST), Theo
wrote:

Thanks all. So it sounds like any new connection is going to require the
user:

a) knowing what the heck the...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) June 20th 17, 10:24 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 31
Views: 775
Posted By Roderick Stewart
ADSL/VDSL routers - are they all total rubbish?

On Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:48:48 +0100, Chris Green wrote:

Is that as in Plusnet Hub One running LEDE?

No, a HH5a, but same difference really, the installer does ask at one...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) June 16th 17, 10:53 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 59
Views: 844
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT Fibre Availability - To the Premises - is a fake claim!

On 15 Jun 2017 20:09:29 GMT, 7 wrote:

I think we can be sure that the impetus for any such system would
never come from a bunch of competing commercial concerns, but...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) June 15th 17, 07:58 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 59
Views: 844
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT Fibre Availability - To the Premises!

On Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:14:46 +0100, Graham J
wrote:

Given that that an internet connection is required in order to deal with
goverment, it should be made available at...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) June 15th 17, 02:39 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 59
Views: 844
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT Fibre Availability - To the Premises!

On Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:35:12 +0100, Mark
wrote:

So it's actually a political decision as to whether a monopoly supplier
should have a Universal Service...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) June 14th 17, 06:36 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 59
Views: 844
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT Fibre Availability - To the Premises!

On Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:36:40 +0000, 7 wrote:

Yes but in reality how many people use 'domestic' connections that
want/need to upload very large files very quickly?...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) June 14th 17, 12:48 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 59
Views: 844
Posted By Roderick Stewart
BT Fibre Availability - To the Premises!

On 14 Jun 2017 07:58:53 GMT, 7 wrote:

Yes but in reality how many people use 'domestic' connections that
want/need to upload very large files very quickly? Business...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) June 8th 17, 10:49 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By Roderick Stewart
VM overutilization

On Thu, 08 Jun 2017 03:29:48 +0100, Graham.
wrote:

On 06/06/2017 18:44, Dan wrote:
With their base packages starting at 100Mbps & 150 of cashback on offer I
...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) April 10th 17, 11:53 AM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 473
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Noticeable increase in ADSL speed after FTTC upgrade ?

On Sun, 9 Apr 2017 19:52:16 +0100, Andy Burns
wrote:

The voice is copper from the house, to the old cabinet, to the new
cabinet, back to the old cabinet and all the way to...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) April 7th 17, 07:38 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 473
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Noticeable increase in ADSL speed after FTTC upgrade ?

On Fri, 7 Apr 2017 17:19:57 +0100, "NY" wrote:

Thats clearly because you have not paid for the fibre upgrade, so you
are still using copper all the way to the...
Forum: uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) April 7th 17, 07:31 PM Posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Replies: 53
Views: 473
Posted By Roderick Stewart
Noticeable increase in ADSL speed after FTTC upgrade ?

On Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:38:48 +0100, DrTeeth
wrote:

One of the few cases where Latin has its advantages:

The only advantage to Latin is to provide jobs teaching it.

Or...
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