[Wolves] Broadband recommendations

Deusiah deusiah at gmail.com
Tue May 17 11:03:12 BST 2005

Yeah so BT are just giving us the shaft and no one cares about it. I
remember reading something about BT making a huge reduction in the
cost of their leased lines that they rent to ISP's. When asked all the
ISP's said they would not pass this saving onto their customers. If BT
had offered the lines at a sensible price in the first place I doubt
ISP's would have the prices so high but now they have so many people
paying them so much they have little need to drop the prices further.

It would take something like a Union of people to all agree to stop
paying their ISP's till the prices are fair to sort this out and as
much as I'd love that to happen I know there is no chance of it.


On 5/17/05, David Goodwin <dg at clocksoft.com> wrote:
> Deusiah wrote:
> > Well it all makes sense but how is this the case for broadband since
> > it's a UK product right?
> >
> Ah.. Broadband wise, remember BT still have their monopoly, and control
> the local loop in many areas (Although BullDog seem to be making inroads
> (in select locations) with their unbundling of local loop phone lines
> from BT (at least this is how I assume they are doing it for so cheap))
> Bandwidth has always been expensive over here - which is why many web
> hosting companies actually locate their servers in the US.
> David
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