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    Any advice appreciated

    This is a discussion on Any advice appreciated within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; They should be pretty competitive prices, although I don't personally know what the difference is. I've been LLU 'd but ...

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      Re: Any advice appreciated

      They should be pretty competitive prices, although I don't personally know what the difference is.

      I've been LLU'd but still waiting for the change so I can transfer the phone over to sky as well.
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      Re: Any advice appreciated

      Quote Originally Posted by Rusty73 View Post
      Looking at e-buyer the Netgear cards don't get that good reviews & they seem expensive compared to Belkin one's.
      I just thought I'd put in my pennies worth; I got some Belkin wireless cards a few years ago for laptop and desktop and in both cases I had trouble with WPA encryption and had to resort WEP , which is ok if you're entering it the once, but if you have to do it for half a dozen PC's it gets a bit tiresome

      I can't recommend any particular brand, but I'd check up on the security protocols and range.


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      Re: Any advice appreciated

      Going back to basics, I realise on reflection that you may be under the impression that you HAVE to use wireless with the Sky router.

      The router does have ethernet ports as well -- and you will save yourself grief with reception and encryption issues and achieve better speeds if you use ethernet instead of wireless.

      Personally, I think Talk Talk were smart to provide their users with a simple ADSL adapter connected via USB or ethernet.

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      Re: Any advice appreciated

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      With regard to your phone, have you looked at the Sky Talk deal. I don't know what you are paying with Talktalk, but Sky is certainly cheaper than BT.
      Yeah im thinking about changing the phone over aswell, my average home phone is about 25 per month including line rental its not too bad.

      Quote Originally Posted by fihart View Post
      Going back to basics, I realise on reflection that you may be under the impression that you HAVE to use wireless with the Sky router.
      I know that I don't need to be wireless but its more convienent, the computer is upstairs & the phone line is in the lounge & I want to get rid of the extension cable when im on the net. I am looking into building my own HTPC & also buying a laptop (with built in wireless) but thats a little way off yet!
      been much appreciated.
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      Re: Any advice appreciated

      25 per month including line rental its not too bad.
      For a fiver a month +11 BT rental, you get all your land calls plus the 10 main internationals. Calls to mobiles are separate, but cheaper.

      PS I don't work with Sky

     

     
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