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BT HH4 speed issue by Woody
A friend who is a farmer also runs a small caravan site and has provided free wi-fi for his guests. He is at the end of almost 3000m of (mainly) overhead line and so the download speed is slow. When we arrived on site last month it was doing almost 1.6Mb. We then had two nights of heavy rain and frighteningly high winds. When I checked again the download was only 650K but the upload was...
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LOA by Flyig u 28 + on desktop
For tomorrow morning. I'm attending the hospital for the appointment that I missed Monday morning because the doctor I was supposed to see had thrown a sicky!! -- Heard melodies are sweet but those Unheard are sweeter FN 28+. Mungo Brandybuck of Buckland
February 20th 18 06:08 PM
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Req: Domain Registrar Recommenation by Anthony R. Gold
I need to move a .co.uk domain to a new registrar. I only need registration and name service for the domain's zone, no hosting of email or a web site. Does anyone have a recommendation based on reliability, economy and customer service? BTW, can a new domain registrar transfer in the existing DNS zone or will I need to re-enter the data? Thanks.
February 20th 18 06:07 PM
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Upgrade? by Davey
My ISP is suggesting that I might like to upgrade from my current 7-year-old Thomson TG585 router, to a new FRITZ!Box 3490. They are not pressurising me. Bearing in mind that my use is fairly simple, a PC or two, a printer, and a PVR, all wired, and a Wi-Fi connected camera, is there any great advantage in doing this? The cost is about 75. If there will be definite advantages, it would be...
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February 11th 18 07:28 PM
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BT [Yahoo!] servers screwed yet again by R. Mark Clayton[_2_]
Can't access email from Outlook , tablet nor phone. Third or fourth time in two weeks - outages last many hours. Can still log into web mail. Usually affects main account, but two sub accounts briefly affected on Monday. Very little held online (.ost), so hard to see any rationale, such as difficulty syncing . When Oh when are BT going to dump Yahoo! and do email properly?
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February 7th 18 02:36 PM
by AnthonyL Go to last post
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BT TV box uncommanded power on by R. Mark Clayton[_2_]
Mine keeps coming on at odd times, despite being set to be on cold standby and no configured events. If previously on an online channel it saps bandwidth between the router and the net, slowing my PC. Anyone know how to stop this short of unplugging the wall wart?
February 7th 18 11:12 AM
by R. Mark Clayton[_2_] Go to last post
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FTTC again!!! :( by Flyig u 218 + on netbook
After waiting since December 2012, which was the first availability of VDSL FTTC and SOGEA from my local cabinet that I was aware of, and from then, them constantly putting the date back, so that the last they were publishing was December 2017 we have now progressed. There is no availability date published at all, andwhat they state now is: 'VDSL FTTC and SOGEA is currently not...
January 31st 18 06:07 PM
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John Lewis Broadband versus TalkTalk for VDSL/FTTC (traffic shaping) by Winston Smith[_2_]
Right now I have ADSL with Plus.net. Recently the the cabinet in my street was fibre-enabled, and I can now get VDSL (FTTC). Right now I am getting 1Mbps up/ 6Mbps down, and 65 ms ping. I will be upgrading to 10Mbps up/38Mbps up. Will the ping time improve much? I can try to get a higher speed 76Mbps product, but I doubt I can get that speed 300 meters away from the cabinet or that there...
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January 29th 18 09:17 PM
by critcher[_3_] Go to last post
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Domain Name Release by Simple Simon
I have several domain names hosted on daily.co.uk left over from previous projects. I no longer want/need them. They are all set to expire but I would be happier if they were released now. Some however have another year to run. I have asked daily if they would release them now but I got a flat "no" in reply.
January 28th 18 04:58 PM
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BT (British Telecum) to pay 8 beelion for football but invest 2 beelion fo by Paul Cummins
In article , (7) wrote: So BT (British Telecum) is a Teevee cumpany? Yes, the same as Sky, Virgin, etc. BT has been involved in TV distribution since building Milton Keynes cable int he 1960's.
January 28th 18 02:15 PM
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Eternal September by Woody
Is it down again? -- Woody harrogate3 at ntlworld dot com
January 27th 18 09:54 PM
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Strange speeds by Woody
A farmer friend has four lines to his premises all with their own broadband (ask ye not why.) They run on the same U/G cable direct from the exchange to a pole DP and then in the same O/H multi-core cable to his premises. All are BT circuits as there is no other option. Can anyone explain to me why dslchecker shows different end speeds and why there is so much variaton, all in Mb/s: ...
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January 27th 18 09:25 PM
by Woody Go to last post
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Net neutrality by MB[_2_]
A friend sent me a link to a YouTube item sending up Net Neutrality https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ltzy5vRmN8Q He commented also The giant Reese's (peanut butter sweet similar to Rolos) mug at the end is a poke at the Chairman of the FCC.
January 27th 18 08:13 PM
by MB[_2_] Go to last post
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Action needed to pass local bylaws prohibiting any further install of copper internet by 7[_2_]
Action needed to pass local bylaws prohibiting any further install of copper internet ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Choose symmetric fibre internet - it is 20x cheaper than copper broadband internet. There is no point in installing new copper broadband. There is no point in spending 5 and 6 figure sums of money installing fibre to cabinet...
January 26th 18 05:26 PM
by 7[_2_] Go to last post
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Local Fibre Unbundling works in Africa by Paul Cummins
In article , (7) wrote: Local Fibre Unbundling works in Africa Still a lie. -- Paul Cummins - Always a NetHead Wasting Bandwidth since 1981
January 24th 18 03:57 PM
by MB[_2_] Go to last post
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How to create a shiite UK telecum regulator by 7[_2_]
How to create a shiite UK telecum regulator ------------------------------------------- The easiest way to create a shiite UK telecum regulator is to copy the existing shiite telecum regulator like offcum that invests in shiite telecum cumpany like BT (British Telecum) shiite for investor value ideals. 1. Unlike water for example, where a water company can dig to aquifer to extract water...
January 24th 18 12:20 PM
by Paul Cross Go to last post
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Why you should never mix electric cables with fibre by 7[_2_]
Why you should never mix electric cables with fibre --------------------------------------------------- Telecum trolls are always pressing for electric cables with fibre. But this is extremely dangerous and costly to provision for very little gain. For starters if lightening strikes anywhere in the countryside, it would choose the electrical cables as shortest path to earth and blow out and/or...
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January 23rd 18 06:53 PM
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Fake internet known as broadband does'nt work any more by 7[_2_]
Fake internet known as broadband does'nt work any more ------------------------------------------------------ Fake internet sold as broadband doesn't work any more in the age of IoT. Stick a home server and try to access it remotely, the best of luck! It will take hours to download a directory full of work files.
January 22nd 18 04:39 PM
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BT fault in Morvern by MB[_2_]
Anyone know anything about the BT broadband fault in Morvern. A friend was telling me that he has been off since Tuesday and only restored today. Being blamed on lightning.
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January 22nd 18 02:11 PM
by MB[_2_] Go to last post
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Is it better to install 1gbit fibre or 10gbit fibre in UK plc? by R. Mark Clayton[_2_]
On Sunday, 7 January 2018 12:58:59 UTC, 7 wrote: Is it better to install 1gbit fibre or 10gbit fibre in UK plc? -------------------------------------------------------------- The answer is 10gbit fibre. The answer is dark fibre and you stick whatever kit you want at each end... Oh and you do NOT need 100 cores - just a few (for redundancy).
January 16th 18 05:31 PM
by R. Mark Clayton[_2_] Go to last post
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