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    Best gaming isp

    Looking for a ISP for gaming unlimited usage

    Currently on virgin old contract paying way too much, can ring them and get price down but open to all ISPs recommended.

    So which ones?

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    Always Be.
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    Re: Best gaming isp

    O2 is rock solid.

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    ive got be broadband dont really like it, the best internet is virgin, the one your with nothing beats it.

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    Quote Originally Posted by fazz View Post
    ive got be broadband dont really like it, the best internet is virgin, the one your with nothing beats it.
    So you have tried them all then yes??????

    Thought not!

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    Another vote for O2 (Be) here.


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    Re: Best gaming isp

    Be, O2 is ok but the throttle now sky sucks....BT is ok as long as you dont download alot XD and talk talk...well i say nothing!

    So yes BE and you will be sorted they have a fair usage policy but still its pretty high.
    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    It was so small that mine wouldn't fit into it

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    Quote Originally Posted by razer121 View Post
    Be, O2 is ok but the throttle now sky sucks....BT is ok as long as you dont download alot XD and talk talk...well i say nothing!

    So yes BE and you will be sorted they have a fair usage policy but still its pretty high.
    I have the middle (new package) on O2, and i havent had any throttling at all, and i am a reasonably heavy user.
    The only people really effected are the torrenters.

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    Well i had alot of problems when i was trying to game on codmw2 and it was only when o2 renewed my package to a new one (yes i made this stupid mistake!)
    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    It was so small that mine wouldn't fit into it

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    We've just signed up to Virgin Media 50Mb and have more bandwidth than you can shake a stick at (5 computing students sharing) and very stable pings. They might be willing to do you a deal since you're an existing customer?

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    Quote Originally Posted by razer121 View Post
    Well i had alot of problems when i was trying to game on codmw2 and it was only when o2 renewed my package to a new one (yes i made this stupid mistake!)
    I seriously doubt it had anything to do with throttling.
    There is a table that O2 put out showing what they 'may' throttle if you exceed bandwidth, and it was all file sharing.

    (i play CODMW2 aswell, and have no issue)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    I seriously doubt it had anything to do with throttling.
    There is a table that O2 put out showing what they 'may' throttle if you exceed bandwidth, and it was all file sharing.

    (i play CODMW2 aswell, and have no issue)
    hm...well i didnt have any trouble before i changed over to a new package, in fact only the night before i changed over was it running perfectly, then i change over, all the same equipment and all of a sudden my ping is all over the place and mainly after 6ish, i gave it a month before i had enough, moved to BE and all my problems went away....so they must of done something.
    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    It was so small that mine wouldn't fit into it

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    Quote Originally Posted by razer121 View Post
    hm...well i didnt have any trouble before i changed over to a new package, in fact only the night before i changed over was it running perfectly, then i change over, all the same equipment and all of a sudden my ping is all over the place and mainly after 6ish, i gave it a month before i had enough, moved to BE and all my problems went away....so they must of done something.
    The throttling (if any as I havent come across anyone it effected), happens at different times.
    I think your issues laid elsewhere and it was coincidental.

    NM...you are are happy where you are.

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    Very true i tested the line with speedtest which gave the results to prove my point to the chaps at O2, they only then agreed my line was being throttled, although they used a different word! either way much happier with my current provider, never gone down and solid as a rock
    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    It was so small that mine wouldn't fit into it

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    Re: Best gaming isp

    I have recently moved to Sky Unlimited from M(b)adasafish. Half the price and twice the speed. No throttling and rock solid. I asked to go on a gaming profile which lowered the ping at the expense of a very small amount of download speed. I was worried about what it would be like on Sky due to many horror storied but it is the best move I have made. Only thing is I hate using their router.

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