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    News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

    At long last one of the major UK broadband players shows an active interest in buying Tiscali?s UK assets.
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    Re: News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

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    That's one easy way for Sky to drag down their service and reputation. Tiscali are the pits when it comes to broadband and telephony!

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    Re: News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

    this is bad!
    Sky Broadband are a brilliant ISP, they don't need to go and ruin it by buying Tiscali, stupid BSkyB!

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    Re: News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

    So, I'm with Nildram. Who were bought by Pipex, then Tiscali and now potentially by BSkyB.

    Amazingly my service hasn't suffered through all this. I guess it goes to show you should pay for a decent ISP.

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    Re: News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

    ..and that you can't ALWAYS judge an ISP by who owns them - we have quite a lot of business ADSL connections with Nildram, and they've always been pretty good with us.

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    Re: News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

    I hope they do

    Over the last few years most half decent ISPS have been killed off, pipex purchased nildram. then bulldog then Tiscali purchased pipex which imo was a huge mistake

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    Re: News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

    Another monopoly rising out of the mist. Sigh.
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    Re: News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

    Tiscali can only hopefully get better with this move. Although actually my connection at home isnt all that bad compared to what I hear Tiscali is like in other parts of the UK.

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    Re: News - BSkyB to buy Tiscali UK?

    I'm with Tiscali and after trying ISP's like Sky and Carphonewarehouse (spits on the ground) I think Tiscali broadband is excellent but I really think it depends on where you live and what exchange your linked too. I have heard bad things about Tiscali but so far it's proved to be the most stable and fastest broadband I've had for where I live.

    If the Carphonewarehouse buy Tiscali I would leave before the ink was dry on the cheque they used to buy Tiscali. I think they are by far the worst ISP out there and don't get me started on their customer service...

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