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    Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

    This is a discussion on Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband within the Sky news and announcements forums, part of the SkyUser Announcements category; Lol leave my cab alone you lot. If nowt else I only have 16 payments before I can leave BT ...

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      Lol leave my cab alone you lot.

      If nowt else I only have 16 payments before I can leave BT if sky do something amazing.
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      Quote Originally Posted by Kona Owner View Post
      Lol leave my cab alone you lot.
      Hmmm...

      Quote Originally Posted by Kona Owner View Post
      If nowt else I only have 16 payments before I can leave BT if sky do something amazing.
      That magic word again: if

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      Well as every month passes ill be a bit nearer my freedom lol
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

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      I shan't be saying goodbye to Sky in favour of BT.

      I found their call centre staff less than human and would never recommend them as a company worth joining.

      Speaking from a personal perspective, I would love a better upstream connection than I have currently. My current downstream can be maxed out with torrents, but that can be controlled.
      I tried to ring BT the other week to speak to a human. 17 calls later I got through to someone that could not understand a word I said. So...

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      "BT Retail reduces price of Infinity to ADSL2+ levels"

      thinkbroadband :: BT Retail reduces price of Infinity to ADSL2+ levels
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      I guess that BTW had better offer similar pricing schemes for anyone whom they supply or they could rightly claim unfair competition.

      It also sets a price war for the eventual launch of Sky's Fibre product range.

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      Looks like BT have started to offer it without anytime calls and thats where the reduction has come from.
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      Maybe not long to wait for Sky's fibre broadband offering then...

      Digital Spy Forums - View Single Post - Changes to Sky in 2012

      (This poster has in the past been a reliable source over in the other place).
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      Re: Sky will be looking to run trials of fibre-optic broadband

      Quote Originally Posted by speedyrite View Post
      Maybe not long to wait for Sky's fibre broadband offering then...

      Digital Spy Forums - View Single Post - Changes to Sky in 2012

      (This poster has in the past been a reliable source over in the other place).
      I can vouch for much of the stuff mentioned in that post. I wouldn't want to say anything more than "expect an announcement" though.

     

     

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