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    News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    Virgin reckons "giving customers honest information about the technical capabilities of their broadband" is the way forward.
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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    "giving customers honest information about the technical capabilities of their broadband is the way forward" says the no 1 isp for speed throttling.
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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    "giving customers honest information about the technical capabilities of their broadband is the way forward" says the no 1 isp for speed throttling.

    You beat me to it, its ironic that Virgin Media are making this promise despite the fact they throttle the traffic...compounding the problem altogether. You effectively get 3 speeds from them. The Speed they advertise, the speed you get, and then the speed you get when Virgin have theirs fingers on your connection and throttle it down!

    +1 for spin.

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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    but they are not going to say anything about their unrealistic marketing speed claims about cable products.
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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    maybe they should be advertising the speed you'll pay for and the speed they throttle you too instead

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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    well I'm getting the 50mb cable broadband on Friday so will let you know. I finally had to get rid of BT Business as its recently turned into pap - keeps loosing connectivity.

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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    10Mb Cable and getting it......



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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    they cudnt care less about customers - virgin / ntlworld / whateva they used to be called

    been with em for 10+ years and they didnt bat an eyelid when I left.

    Sky broadband - 0.5miles from exchange = 20MBd/l 1Mbu/l no capps - unlimited as they say all for a tenner a month - guess who was the better deal?

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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    Quote Originally Posted by zoomee View Post
    they cudnt care less about customers - virgin / ntlworld / whateva they used to be called

    been with em for 10+ years and they didnt bat an eyelid when I left.

    Sky broadband - 0.5miles from exchange = 20MBd/l 1Mbu/l no capps - unlimited as they say all for a tenner a month - guess who was the better deal?
    Not strictly a tenner when you add on the phone line rental is it though?

    Luckily receive a good service here from Virgin, pay for 10mb and get that as well - much better than any BT based provider i had before (and no phone line to pay for)

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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    Well here is my particularly fast broadband XL (20mb) from virgin.


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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    I left because of their constant lies.

    VM are the last company who should be talking about telling the truth.
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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    Quote Originally Posted by oolon View Post
    Well here is my particularly fast broadband XL (20mb) from virgin.

    lol thats bad then, what part of London you in? SE London here and getting following from my 10mb service here....




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    Re: News - Virgin Media promises to banish unachievable ADSL speed claims

    Quote Originally Posted by Barrichello View Post
    lol thats bad then, what part of London you in? SE London here and getting following from my 10mb service here....
    North London, Harringey

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