[GLLUG] (OT) ISP advice please

Bernard Peek bap at shrdlu.com
Sat Feb 27 14:38:58 UTC 2016

On 27/02/16 12:54, Andrew Solomon wrote:
> I'm currently using ADSL and it's pretty flaky. More so over the last 
> month with the blame bouncing between the ISP, BT and the property 
> owner without any clear action for me - the renter - to take.
> I'm now wondering what my options are. Should I consider cable, fibre 
> or resort to wireless? I don't need much bandwidth, but I'd really 
> like a static IP address.
> Any advice would be very much appreciated. If you've been in a similar 
> situation and just want to vent your spleen that's ok too, just as 
> long as you don't use too many swear words:)

I don't have personal experience of using A&A but I can recommend Zen. 
Their technical people have always managed to provide me with sharp 
sticks with which to poke BT. Static IP addresses are no problem. Tech 
support has always been excellent for me. Customer-service even phoned 
me back to ask whether everything had been cleared up.

Bernard Peek
bap at shrdlu.com

In search of cognoscenti (again)

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