Tiscali boots off heavy users

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by BonyTony, Jun 2, 2003.

  1. BonyTony

    BonyTony Moderator

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    This is for users on its 56k Anytime dial-up service....so if you spend more than 5 hours a day on average you will have your service terminated:( .

    Well i for one can say whan i was on dial-up i would spend 6 hours min on a week night and possibly 12 hours + sat and sunday...5 hours a day aint enough....i spend even more time now online with having broadband:p .

    Anyone wishing to read the full artical read it at the Register
     
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    FFS, this is BT's doing!

    arseholes.
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Thankfully Freeserve (the dial-up provider I am with now) use more than one company to provide their FRIACO ports (3 companies if I'm not mistaken) and BT is one of the lesser used dial-ins, so Freeserve can offer their users a better service.

    Not that I care, My exchange is going to be DSL enabled on wednesday :D
     
  4. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    I noticed that just after I posted, can we say "irony" :D

    quite wierd as I was on their literally 10 mins ago.

    anyway, it's £50 setup, and £19.99/mo and apparently a good service (geffy's server had an uptime/connection of 42 days before a power cut the other day)
     
  6. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    aha, my browser had cached the page (woot :p)

    actually its not cached, take a look here > http://www.griffin.net.uk/internetaccess/adsl/default.asp

    Must just be something on the front page thats using their (bork) database :p
     
  7. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Aha, you're a cable user, blueyonder I see (behold mod powers :D :p) whats their service like?

    As the only other major cable provider is NTL, and I've only ever heard bad things about them ...
     
  8. SPeedY_B

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    xxxxx-xxxx-xxx-xxx.cableinet.co.uk :)

    It's good to know that there are decent cable suppliers, It's always been in my mind that :
    DSL = good
    Cable = bad

    But I suppose thats because around here we've only recently had DSL and the slightly further regions have NTL supplying them. :)