[Gllug] BE Broadband (was Off Topic: Backup ISP)

Christopher Hunter cehunter at gb-x.org
Mon Mar 28 17:36:48 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-03-28 at 08:39 +0100, Martyn Drake wrote:
> I must say good things about BT Infinity (FTTC).  If you can get it,
> it's well worth it.  The downside is a lack of a static IP which can
> be an arse, but generally everything else is absolutely fine.  BT seem
> to have upped the ante when it's come to support - have never had to
> ring the Indian call centre - most problems have been resolved via
> Twitter, email or phone calls (to me!).
> On average I get 37.5Mbs down and 8.5Mbs up even during evenings.
> I was previously with Be.

Aren't BT selling all your browsing details to "Phorm" and other
advertising companies?  They also have some pretty restrictive download

My experience is that BE are the most liberal, and have intelligent
support.  They might not be the cheapest, but you really get what you
pay for!


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