To switch or not to switch, that is the question. ISP that is!

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by scotthayes, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. scotthayes macrumors 68000


    Jun 6, 2007
    Birmingham, England
    Looking for a bit of advice.

    I'm currently on BT Broadband, but due to the distance of my house from the exchange BT say the only speed I'm guaranteed is 1 Meg. I average around 1.5 Meg and on a good day 2.5 Meg. I've been thinking about switching to Virgin Media (who claim I could get a 20 Meg connection)

    Anyone made the switch and if so are you happy with Virgin? Or is anyone sticking it out with BT until the roll out 21CN to your area .

    Thanks in advance.
  2. splashtech macrumors regular

    Oct 25, 2007
    I had cable when it was NTL, and as they were switching over to Virgin. Absolute feces! The set-top box for the TV worked once, on a tuesday. And the broadband was slower than a snail smoking dope! And it got disconnected a fair amount, required rebooting the router AND the rubbishy little modem thing they give you - one or other never worked.

    Not recommended.

    However, I have heard some people have had good experiences, so maybe its just bad in Bournemouth...?

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