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Old 25 January 2013, 16:11   #1
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Braodband service

I have for the last 8 years received the above from BT but lately I am not having good vibes from them in that I am still paying over the odds to what new customers are getting after their promotional freebie plus I fell foul of a email bug! I was wondering and here I am appealing to the more enlightened technos amongest you as to who is offering the best deal/service at present. Taking into consideration I live 60 miles southwest of Glasgow on the Ayrshire coast with no cable but I do have Sky. I browse a bit but do not download music to any amount and have two email accounts running from it.
All reasonable suggestions welcome as I do think I am not getting value for money.
Thanks in advance.
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Old 25 January 2013, 16:17   #2
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Try this site to get the details of your exchange and who provides Broadband from it...

SamKnows - UK Broadband Availability Information

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Old 25 January 2013, 16:19   #3
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check what speed you get. dop a speed test.
there are alot of depecdencies.
distance to yor exchange, type of exchange, latency, etc
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Old 25 January 2013, 16:21   #4
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Also depends who has their own equipment in your local exchange... as thats usually cheaper.
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