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    Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

    This is a discussion on Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!! within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Originally Posted by gamez4life changing ISPs isnt as easy as it sounds, Yeah its really easy, phone sky ask for ...

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      Re: Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

      Quote Originally Posted by gamez4life View Post
      changing ISPs isnt as easy as it sounds,
      Yeah its really easy, phone sky ask for a MAC, and give it to someone better eg: ADSL24, IDNet, Newnet etc...

      Quote Originally Posted by gamez4life View Post
      id rather this problem was fixed
      Not gonna happen for a long long long time! get over it!

      Quote Originally Posted by gamez4life View Post
      and BBC have certain level of video quality for different bandwidths so something should play at least instead of buffereing all the itme
      why should they? the iplayer was designed to run across high bandwith broadband, thats its purpose. why should the bbc provide a low rate service for ISPs who cant manage their service right? plus there is the financial cost also!


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      Re: Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

      Quote Originally Posted by Gazz380 View Post
      why should they? the iplayer was designed to run across high bandwith broadband, thats its purpose. why should the bbc provide a low rate service for ISPs who cant manage their service right? plus there is the financial cost also!
      Well wearing the other shoe, why should ISP's supply extra bandwidth for the BBC's service, maybe they should consider paying towards the cost.

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      Re: Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

      well the package i have just now is sky broadband and tv and what ISP is better than Sky, for people who dont get LLU?

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      Re: Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

      Depends on what you use it for really, I bet there are 1000's of Connect customers who have no issues with the service because they don't game or do heavy downloading.

      For gamers and people who need a better managed network I would suggest:-

      Plusnet, Zen, IdNet or ADSL24.

      Depending on the download amount you can get these for around the 20+

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      Re: Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

      are there any common ISPs which provide a good service, consistent how is BT nowadays?

      I cant get LLU so options are limitied

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      Re: Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

      Quote Originally Posted by steve16751 View Post
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      Hi have a look at the Link
      kind of helps but anything recommended cheap and reliable

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      Re: Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

      Quote Originally Posted by gamez4life View Post
      kind of helps but anything recommended cheap and reliable
      You cannot get both, ISP's have to buy their capacity from BT so they have a cost to supply, some ISP's who have large limits do this by just letting you fidht over it (like Sky Connect) this then causes the issues you see.

      By managing the network properly at a realistic price, these problems can be reduced dramatically.

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      Re: Why doesnt Sky Connect, work with BBC Iplayer well!! Always Buffering!!

      anyone know if bt broadband is good?

     

     
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