Off Topic : internet connection, ISP
jns at gellyfish.com
Thu Sep 14 13:29:14 BST 2006
On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 13:48 +0200, dams wrote:
> Le Thu, 14 Sep 2006 11:03:08 +0100 (BST),
> Alex Knowles <teamster_jr at yahoo.co.uk> a écrit :
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > One of the first thing I'll need in London is an internet
> > > connection. What ISP do you have ? I'd like some kind of XDSL
> > > connection, let's say 2MBits download minimum, and a fixed IP. And
> > > no fuzzy usb modems, something that can work 24/7. Oh and I would
> > > like to avoid ISPs with quotas, or similar evil things. How long
> > > does it take to get connected ? I would like to confirm my geekness
> > > level by being connected before buying a bed :) I don't know
> > > nothing about ISPs in London, so feel free to consider me as a
> > > newbie.
> > I'm with be (http://bethere.co.uk) "24" meg no capped service (i get
> > >18 mbps) static ip for 30 ish squids per month. very happy with it.
> > took a while to sort out (but that was mainly bulldog dragging their
> > heels). Preconfigured wireless router arrived and it's been up since.
> This one looks nice indeed, 24 meg , 1.3 meg up, and no bandwidth limit
> for 24/month
But not available on every exchange and with quite a slow rollout - you
probably want to check with
which will let you know what LLU providers are on your exchange.
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