Lies, Damn lies and Statistics

They say it’s all about the speed, when it comes to your internet connection, but your speed is of course only the potential speed you might get if you’re lucky get. In my previous post about finally getting vDSL connection I posted a couple of figures I got in the first few days of my

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Fibre or FTTC reaches New Ash Green

So, according to the BT Openreach team (yes it took two of them), I managed to be the first to get Fibre To The Cabinet Broadband connection connected up to our cabinet yesterday. So, having started with PSTN dial-up, then ISDN, then ADSL and ADSL2+ I’ve reached new heights of speed both up and down

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So it states ‘Pro’, so what do you get?

Soon, this will be running on a nice new FTTC connection…. Now, if you have read previous posts, you’ll of seen I’ve moved ISP a few times over the years.  Once last year was not of my choice, but the fact Sky purchased BE. One of the main reasons I was with BE, was I

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Sky… “So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish……”

Well after a long wait Fibre (well FTTC not FTTH) finally made it to my village.  But, it seems not yet for Sky – and Sky couldn’t give any time frame.  So, I’m finally off. As an ex-BEing I stayed on through the rough and the….errr… well…. more rough..!  After having BE taken over by

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Election Reflections

If you live in the UK you can’t help notice that this year there is going to be a general election for the Government.  Now, over the years I have had various opinions about Governments, but a few things recently have focused the mind on our current situation. We have in the UK a system

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High Speed Internet?

Over the winter I’ve changed my daily commute from the motorbike to the car, and I now get to listen to radio on the way to and from work. In the last few weeks I’ve been subjected to adverts about ‘super-fast broadband’, and I’m getting pretty sick of the ads saying how great everything is.

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It’s all about the money

Let’s give a quick background to this if you didn’t read my previous post…. A few years back I was a die-hard motorcyclist who had a daily commute into London’s E1.  After being hit by a taxi, and coming off the worst for it, the bike was a right-off, I bruised my ribs, twisted my

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