adsl experiences request

David Cantrell david at
Fri Jun 27 20:17:58 BST 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 05:19:45PM +0100, Jody Belka wrote:

> I've found a couple of places that don't look too bad. The first is Be,
> and the second is Nildram. However, as most people on here are probably aware,
> Nildram is owned by Tiscali now, so I'm a bit wary. So I thought I'd ask for
> opinions from anyone with any actual recent experience with either service.

I use Nildram, have done ever since ADSL was launched in this country.
It works.  BUT I wouldn't recommend them.  I'm half-convinced that mine
works because it was set up a long time ago by competent people and
no-one has fucked with it since.  There's no way that I would trust
Pipex's half-trained monkeys (or whoever it is that owns the Nildram
brand these days) to get anything important right.

If I were shopping for a home interwebnet connection, I think I'd go to

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