[GLLUG] ISP - How slow is usefull?

John Southall john.southall at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Apr 11 15:22:53 UTC 2017

On 11/04/17 16:16, John Southall wrote:
> On 11/04/17 13:20, John Winters via GLLUG wrote:
>> On 10/04/17 23:26, John Southall wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> I suppose that if I go with A&A, I can use my mobile and Skype? Does
>>> anyone do this? Where's the catch?
>> What I did was to migrate our old landline number to being a VoIP
>> number, and now all our home phone calls come in over the data
>> connection.  The physical line exists just to carry the broadband
>> connection.
> That makes sense, I will probably try that next time.
> As a matter of interest, is there a suitable modem, or would I have to 
> run a small/Raspberry Pi server?
>> Having said that, if you do get a really slow connection you might find
>> that VoIP (and Skype) deteriorate when you are using the line for other
>> purposes as well.
>> Cheers,
>> John
> Thank you to one and all for your help.
> KISS, I have signed up for PlusNet broadband and phone.
> Thanks,
> John
I apologise to John Winters for my daft question. I see that Amazon 
sells such modems.

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