[Nottingham] NTL speed increases

Michael Leuty gmleuty at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 23:58:03 GMT 2005

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 18:13:58 +0000, Brian Pickford
<Brian at brianpickford.co.uk> wrote:
>  BT have started 8Meg trials and will roll out across the UK during the next
> 18months. With the competition increasing between xDSL and NTL / Telewest,
> the caps will drop by the wayside as it becomes a feature in the consumers
> choice.

Sounds good.

On a related point, I've noticed that although download speeds are OK,
while using Bittorrent the upload speeds are very ropey indeed. The
graph in Azureus shows short periods of a "plateau" with constant 25
KB/s upload speed, and then long periods that look like a mountain
range with speeds fluctuating from 0 up to 20 KB/s.

To my untutored eye this looks like a Fault. Is it something I should
report to NTL? (I'm an NTL newbie in the Basford sector of their

Michael Leuty
Nottingham, UK

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