Wonder why Talk Talk are quoting 72.2down and 20up then (on both their website and when i phoned)?
The answer to that is surely part of the equation, as it could be true from 10 April but certainly not before. See later in this post as to why.
I'm looking for unlimited usage as that's what i have now so thats been factored in to the prices above. Upstream isn't a massive factor but anything faster than the 0.9mb i currently get will be a massive bonus.
So you use more than 120GB in peak time?
When i phoned BT they said there were no plans to bring their faster 100mb connection to my area in the near future. Is the 80/20 a different thing then?
Yes. The 100Mbps is FTTP which is very different. 80/20 is just a straight upgrade of the 40/10 Openreach FTTC product.
I'm not a Sky customer no. Am i right in thinking that all current fibre services are using the Infinity lines anyway?
Completely wrong, and one of the many thousand victims of BT's misleading advertising.
fibre to the cabinet is an Openreach product. They own everything from you to the exchange. The Openreach product is called Generic Ethernet Access.
At the exchange this is handed over to Communications Providers/ISPs as an Ethernet link. BT Wholesale, who supply all landline ISPs except TalkTalk and Sky, take that link into their exchange kit and onward to their backhaul.
Infinity is just the BT Retail FTTC product, as Total Broadband is their ADSLx one
. Nobody else sells Total Broadband, and nobody else sells Infinity, but there are plenty of other Openreach/BT Wholesale FTTC suppliers.
TalkTalk also take that feed into their existing LLU kit in order to get it to their existing backhaul, but they have far less control over it than they do with their ADSL2+ LLU. It is not true LLU. On LLU they have control all the way to your house. On GEA they only have control from when it hits their kit as an ethernet connection.
Sky will be doing the same as TT.
(I got interrupted for half an hour while typing this, so if anyone else has posted anything similar, apologies to them).
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