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    Maybe a stupid question - Will BT B/B be Better than my current Sky Connect ??

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      Maybe a stupid question - Will BT B/B be Better than my current Sky Connect ??

      Maybe a stupid question and could be posted in the wrong area..

      Will BT B/B be Better than my current Sky Connect ??


      Im currently a Sky Connect customer who SKY have allowed to leave my contract early due to their poor performance due to peak time traffic via my exchange and their shaping software.



      My Exchange only has 1 LLU provider and that is TALK TALK, who i have read mixed report abouts,



      If I was to go and join BT, would their connection speed be better than my CONNECT at peak times? or would i have the same issues??



      ie.. are the speed problems i have with SKY CONNECT, due to SKY, or due to an overload on the exchange??



      Thank you


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      Re: Maybe a stupid question - Will BT B/B be Better than my current Sky Connect ??

      BT do not throttle as badly as Sky, but they still reduce your speed. I would consider Plusnet before BT, they have some good deals at the moment. I would also consider TalkTalk, they are now the biggest adsl ISP in UK and are unlikely to throttle your connection unless you are using P2P in peak periods.

      Have a look at this thread from the Scream, there are some useful comments, especially the later ones concerning BT.
      http://www.the-scream.co.uk/forums/t19660.html
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      Re: Maybe a stupid question - Will BT B/B be Better than my current Sky Connect ??

      Thanks for your reply,

      having read the feedback from TALK TALK, its sounds like, once they have go you up and running, the service seems to be ok, tjhe only issue is if you have a problem, and the forums seem the better way of dealing with the issue.

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      Re: Maybe a stupid question - Will BT B/B be Better than my current Sky Connect ??

      all isp if you look hardenough have mixed reactions on most forums

      but forums usually are there to help and just like this one many people have knowledge to share so no matter where you go help will be at hand, Bt connection will be similar to what u have as you already use the BT infastructure talk talk being LLU should give some impovements,

     

     

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