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Windows 7: 1Gbps fiber coming soon...but not in UK!!

04 Jul 2011   #31

Win 8.1 Ultimate and Home Premium x64 bit

Ok missed that 1 lol, but on your profile your time zone is set to somewhere in the USA and thats what I looked at . Nah doors and windows are extra

iechyd da
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04 Jul 2011   #32

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

@ShadowJK are you talking about the IP Profile?

I don't know how it works for business (although I would assume it is similar) but how much you pay isn't directly related to your speeds on BT's ADSL. It is sort of indirectly related though, as the people on the 10GB package can't get ADSL2+, but frankly, you probably don't want it if you only have 10GB/month.

The IP profile is not set by how much you pay. It's set by your sync speed. You are right,you do lose roughly a meg from your sync speed, and then another 1/2 meg for overheads. Which is ironic... because BT say the profile is needed for overheads.

It is impossible to actually get 8Mb/s on a MaxDSL connection, as the max profile is 7.15, which caps out at about 6.5Mb/s actual download speed. On 21CN I believe the max sync speed is 23999 or something stupid like that, with 20Mb/s being the top profile, and actual thoroughputs of 19.2 (that's what I get anyway...)
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04 Jul 2011   #33

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

Yes I think you are correct - I didn't really want to get involved with my Dad's business
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07 Jul 2011   #34

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

While others can dream of mega speeds with their broadband connections - this is what the government and BT in the UK have come up with

BBC News - Ofcom to use free airwaves for rural broadband
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08 Jul 2011   #35

Win 8.1 Ultimate and Home Premium x64 bit

Do you expect anything more than that for BB in the uk

iechyd da
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11 Jul 2011   #36

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit Build 7600 / Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3

I envy you guys!!! the max speed we get over my country is about 20 MB...
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12 Jul 2011   #37

Win 8.1 Ultimate and Home Premium x64 bit

I would loved to have had 20Mb like you but for 10+ years all I could get was 1.5/2.0 Mb and it was only April this year I got a good speed. We are the forgotten people out here in the hills and caves.
There is talk now that soon we may be able to get 80Mb down & 20Mb up so that will double what I get now, so not a bad increase but as I said I've only had good speeds for a few months.

iechyd da
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13 Jul 2011   #38

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

I can't believe we live in the 21st century and the majority of internet users struggle to achieve anything over 3mb. Korea lend up some of your internetz .
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13 Jul 2011   #39

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

WOW! I can't believe im still on 2MBps and paying $25 USD in my currency every month LOL!

Heart Broken
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14 Jul 2011   #40

Win 8.1 Ultimate and Home Premium x64 bit

iAmDan-- The reason why people still get low BB speeds in the UK IMO is because how BT looks at how to get a fast return from their out lay and so they install & upgrade exchanges in bit City's & Towns and then when the take up is low they moan about it & it's not rocket science to see that these people already have a fast BB speed & are not interested to pay more for an increase. Yet when they upgrade rural exchange's there is a good take up (FTTC went live for ue in April & our cab is a smaller 1 with only 200 slots, 151 slots were taken up in the first couple of weeks) I rest my case.

boogieboy--- I pay around $42US per month for 40Mb down / 10Mb up so it's not cheap.

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