Broadband (probably again...)

Mike Whitaker mike at
Fri Apr 2 12:15:51 BST 2010

On 2 Apr 2010, at 12:05, Matthew Seaman wrote:

> On 02/04/2010 11:39:41, Andy Armstrong wrote:
>> On 2 Apr 2010, at 11:27, Mike Whitaker wrote:
>>>> I'm in a flat in Wandsworth. I'd like a fat and relatively
>>>> unmetered broadband package. Who are we liking at the moment?
>>> If you're not working from home much, A&A (, possibly
>>> their service via BE rather than BT if you want speed).
>> Thanks! Why's it a bad choice if I'm working from home?
> Their bandwidth charges are much cheaper outside normal daytime hours.
> They price in terms of bandwidth Units: 1 Unit is 2GB monthly download
> during the day or 100GB monthly download on evenings or weekends.

and 8 GB daytime on a BE-provisioned line, which is what I have, and requires serious effort to use up in a month. (you have to be goofing off and not working :D)

> (assuming a BT 21C line:  You
> buy at least 2 pre-paid units per month per site, up to as many as you want.
> A&A are penguin and daemon friendly, give you a static IPv4 allocation
> (and as many IPv6 addresses as you can eat), are happy for you to run
> your own servers from a residential broadband line, plus their support
> are generally clueful.  I've been a happy customer for years.

Amen to that.

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