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Old 19-12-2011, 12:00   #1
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BT Infinity installed

So BT have just come and gone within the last 2 hours and installed BT Infinity, to be honest not bad at all, as i was predicted 28Mb down and 9Mb up



That is what i get through wireless after changing some settings, not sure through wired not checked yet.

Is it possible to use our own router instead of theirs?
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Re: BT Infinity installed

Not too shabby Zee, why don't you set up a TBB ping monitor to see how that fairs.
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Old 19-12-2011, 12:21   #3
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Re: BT Infinity installed

I might do.

I just checked wired and getting the same results, the guy did say im quite away from the cabinet so i was quite surprised to get above the predicted speeds.

Im guessing i'll need to let it settle for a week or so for me to get closer to the predicted upload speeds, still got VM as a backup though.
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Unless I'm mistaken, your line doesn't settle like it used too on ADSL, what you get now is what you get period.

Not that there's anything wrong with your throughput.

I'm toying with giving BT Infinity a go, but it's just there bad rep for poor customer service that's putting me off.
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Old 19-12-2011, 13:00   #5
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oh right... i wonder why im not getting a bit closer to the predicted 9Mb upload speed then, although the speeds im getting are totally fine with me.
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Old 19-12-2011, 13:35   #6
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your on option 2 mate? whats your views on option 1, 40GB allowance?
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your on option 2 mate? whats your views on option 1, 40GB allowance?
i wouldn't go for option 1, unless you just browse the internet or download very lightly. but if you use 4od, iplayer, download movies and music, use an xbox 360 and all sorts, option 2 is a better choice. you have much more freedom.
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if you don't mind me asking whats the month costs? do you have line rental/phone with them too?
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if you don't mind me asking whats the month costs? do you have line rental/phone with them too?
Its £39 per month with BT line rental and unlimited anytime calls £34 for the first 4 months.
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oh right... i wonder why im not getting a bit closer to the predicted 9Mb upload speed then, although the speeds im getting are totally fine with me.
Nothing wrong with those speeds dude, like you say if you are a way from the cabinet, that would explain the very nice upload your still getting
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Let me point out, simular deal with VM (30Mb + unlimited calls) will cost almost the same at £40 per month
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Let me point out, simular deal with VM (30Mb + unlimited calls) will cost almost the same at £40 per month
Bt gets free caller ID free calls to 0845 and no superhub!
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Bt gets free caller ID free calls to 0845 and no superhub!
True, but i wouldnt say the Home hub is any better.

My upload speed has increased now to above 6Mb... progress.

---------- Post added at 14:54 ---------- Previous post was at 14:44 ----------

Uploading at 730KB/s on utorrent
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Unless I'm mistaken, your line doesn't settle like it used too on ADSL, what you get now is what you get period.

Not that there's anything wrong with your throughput.

I'm toying with giving BT Infinity a go, but it's just there bad rep for poor customer service that's putting me off.
I think it does have a settling period, I remember the engineer telling me my speeds would change during the first 10 days.
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Re: BT Infinity installed

I have one major issue with VM thats it, slowly their getting it sorted once and for all hopefully but everyday that passes makes me want to enquire infinity. as mentioned in the thread zee, keep us updated
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