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BloodWithIce

Australia's internet speed is a joke.

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I wrote the first half of that post late last night (spent this morning looking for the Tanzania article) so that might be why I took it seriously :P I managed to use a 2meg wifi connection in town the other day and it was such an improvement over 1! Loading 480p video faster than realtime - might have been able to do 720, not sure o-o

 

I'm just annoyed that over here BT use their effective monopoly (they own all copper lines that others use, but Virgin have their own fibre network) to improve the already improved, and not bother with the 30-year-old wiring that needs an upgrade. Oh, and the 'new customers get better deals thing'. Yeah.

 

But what really steals the proverbial biscuit like a kelptomaniac feline in the snacks isle of a supermarket is that the 60% plan is 'ahead of schedule', and our exchange has been fibred but there's no ETA on my cabinet's upgrade. Hasn't been confirmed or denied, just ignored. It's an indefinite wait for some poor sod to run some fibre from wherever they left off and put in a new cabinet, which will give a guaranteed increase of x35 (so 35meg+) and I'm <100m from the cabinet so it'll be close to 100. So I'll be going from "struggling to do 1 360p video" to "stream all the things!!! 1080p EVERYTHING" but it could be one month, it could be 10 years.

duh movistar (aka Telefonica) monopoly here... And I'd say that 100% of all ADSL lines in Spanish islands are provided by them. Ruling the Peninsula too tho... They don't even give a fack of EU fines...


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duh movistar (aka Telefonica) monopoly here... And I'd say that 100% of all ADSL lines in Spanish islands are provided by them. Ruling the Peninsula too tho... They don't even give a fack of EU fines...

 

Ouch...and isn't Telefonica the company who owns O2 over here?


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Ouch...and isn't Telefonica the company who owns O2 over here?

Could be... they like to buy ISPs

Yes: http://www.o2.co.uk/ look up and right...


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Could be... they like to buy ISPs

Yes: http://www.o2.co.uk/ look up and right...

 

It's that (for me and others I know) O2 behaves very well in the market - they don't quite have a monopoly (thanks to EE) and lend out their network to partners (such as Tesco mobile and Giffgaff who I'm with), and their speeds are decent. The only problem I get now is that Giffgaff's speed is slower than O2 in the same area (seems capped at 0.5meg) but apparently that's something to do with Giffgaff not paying for enough bandwidth or something. I'm surprised that Telefonica are doing a Comcast/TimeWarner on you if O2 are respectable in the mobile space in the UK.


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Come on guys! Look at that...

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Stop b*******. my home internet only hits 1mb down. if im lucky and im the only one on the net on my tower. we pay 65 a month.

im probably gonna cancel and just max my phone plan.

my pings on house internet <350

lte pings > 200


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