to check and from a few years ago the only thing these sites adds is that now it tells me i'm on an exchange only line.
Exchange name: Liverpool Central
Exchange status: Fibre enabled
Cabinet number: -
Technology: Pending - EO Line
with no cable around either then I guess i'm stuck with slow as hell internet for the next decade and beyond?
1st ISP - Demon - Dialup
2nd ISP - Pipex 512K, then 1Mb
3rd ISP - PlusNet 2Mb, kicked off after being placed on the bad boy pipe
4th ISP - Zen 2Mb. no probs at all.
5th ISP - Bulldog 4Mb then 8Mb, now 18Mb
6th ISP - O2. 18-20MB
7th ISP - O2 access. 8meg limited
8th ISP - Sky. too soon to tell