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    SKY is a ripoff IMHO

    This is a discussion on SKY is a ripoff IMHO within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Also BT use YAHOO mail which is some what like google mail WEB BASE not outlook Been with sky broadband ...

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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      Also BT use YAHOO mail which is some what like google mail WEB BASE
      not outlook

      Been with sky broadband unlimited for nearly 4 yrs and not had that much problems and the ones i had have been sorted

      One other small point to make is that SKY Are The Only Unlimited Broadband Provider all the rest cap you.


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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      Quote Originally Posted by sdd View Post

      One other small point to make is that SKY Are The Only Unlimited Broadband Provider all the rest cap you.
      Apart from BT that is who are also truly unlimited as well.
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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      BT may be unlimited but they do traffic shape.

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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      Yes ok they are unlimited BUT with throttling

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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      Quote Originally Posted by sdd View Post
      Also BT use YAHOO mail which is some what like google mail WEB BASE
      not outlook

      Been with sky broadband unlimited for nearly 4 yrs and not had that much problems and the ones i had have been sorted

      One other small point to make is that SKY Are The Only Unlimited Broadband Provider all the rest cap you.
      Yahoo! mail can be successfully accessed via Outlook and any other mail client.

      You need to enable the POP3 facility (by default it is disabled).

      I've been using Yahoo! mail this way for several years.

      At the OP: As for whether or not Sky is a ripoff - anyone is free to leave and find a new ISP. Perhaps you would like to move to Virgin, whom you are so obviously fond of, or perhaps they haven't cabled up your premises?

      Others have already mentioned that Sky BB Unlimited has no traffic management already. A few months ago I pointed out on this forum how bad Virgin was. Perhaps you should check their T&Cs.

      If you have an issue with your connection, then find out what the problem is. It may be something outside of Sky's control (i.e. wiring problem in the property). If this is the case, then you'll have to get someone to repair it for you at your expense.

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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      you can use Yahoo though outlook i also use Yahoo and Gmail

      i think the OP meant not a web base mail being he was saying Sky do not have there own email they use someone else Gmail

      that was his point i was just saying Yahoo and Gmail are the same in being web base.


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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      Quote Originally Posted by Rogbear View Post
      I have also contscted OFCOM and suggested that any claim to supply of Broadband must be a constntly deliversbl 10 MB and that a super broadband service should be created delivering 20+MB of couse the only company that can deliver tjis at the moment is Virgin Media
      I think OfCom will use that one at the office xmas party. VM can't deliver that either.... only on certain packages and only in a very limited part of the county.

      Have a look here Broadband definition :: General Broadband Chatter :: think broadband and as you will see BB is defined as anything above 128kbps, so your request of 10Mbps is some way off.

      Generally BB is now being considered above 2Mbps

      Good luck.

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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      Quote Originally Posted by sdd View Post
      you can use Yahoo though outlook i also use Yahoo and Gmail

      i think the OP meant not a web base mail being he was saying Sky do not have there own email they use someone else Gmail

      that was his point i was just saying Yahoo and Gmail are the same in being web base.
      VM don't have their own email either, they are shifting to the same google system as sky.

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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      Sorry but I highly doubt you having a Masters in anything (btw, its computer science, not sciences)
      I havent studied computer science but it seems to me that you are not "well informed" about your field of study. If you need help moving email (which according to your degree, you should be able to figure out, and even if they did not cover that in class, you can just google it) then may I suggest you go back to school and request a refund.

      Not going to mention anything about your spelling mistakes...

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      Re: SKY is a ripoff IMHO

      My sister logged into her VM account from my house last week.

      They use rebranded GMail as well.

      I call troll
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