[Gllug] virgin/ntl/telewest plonkers

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Mon Dec 21 10:28:57 UTC 2009

On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 11:04:29PM -0000, Andy Millar wrote:
> From: gllug-bounces at gllug.org.uk on behalf of Alain Williams
> > Too late, but not much use anyway. Due to location the local ADSL (phone service) is too slow, so it had to be cable ... thus virgin.

Both of the below are too expensive:

> - Multiple ADSL Lines?

The virgin connection gives a speed some 15x greater than what could be got through
the very slow BT lines (long runs, etc). 15 ADSL lines would be too expensive,
even if it gave 15x the speed.

> - Leased Line?

Too expensive -- remember this is a school.

Alain Williams
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