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Standard User GeekOfBroadband
(newbie) Tue 02-Sep-14 01:21:53
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Is Plusnet's Unlimited Fibre Extra Truly Unlimited?


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I just want to have a simple answer to this, is Plusnet's 80/20 package truly unlimited as in no P2P throttling what so ever? Is it like BT Infinity 2? Would I notice a difference if I went from BT Infinity 2 to Plusnet 80/20? Thank you
Standard User mittenkrust
(member) Tue 02-Sep-14 01:38:49
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Re: Is Plusnet's Unlimited Fibre Extra Truly Unlimited?


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I just changed from plusnet and was going over about 300 gig a month, not sure if I went over but may of gone close to 500 once with no usses, got maxed out P2P on everything apart from 1 game on steam that uses P2P for updates but on google it says many people have issues with that one game and theres no real sense to who gets it

Never slowed down once.
Standard User Galoka
(learned) Tue 02-Sep-14 12:14:02
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Re: Is Plusnet's Unlimited Fibre Extra Truly Unlimited?


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Seems to be.

I've been with them since Jan. Typically we use about 400 - 500 GB/Month, I've not noticed any throttling or other restrictions on the service.


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Standard User happy37
(regular) Tue 02-Sep-14 12:40:00
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Re: Is Plusnet's Unlimited Fibre Extra Truly Unlimited?


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Yes indeed.

Been with them since July 2012.

Moved over to the Unlimited Extra product earlier this year.

No slowdowns or issues with how much you download.

My family downloaded just under 300GB in the last monthly period.

PlusNet have not batted an eyelid.

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Standard User kasg
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 02-Sep-14 12:40:38
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There are no limits and no throttling. There is prioritisation of time-sensitive traffic over non-time-sensitive traffic, that is all.

Kevin

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Standard User GeekOfBroadband
(newbie) Tue 02-Sep-14 15:34:39
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Right ok so Plusnet don't slow you donw at all on anyhting all they do is prioritize things on your own line. Would you say its better than BT Infnity 2 then because they prioritise your line?
Standard User kasg
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 02-Sep-14 17:00:17
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I would say it's better but I know there are some that are vehemently opposed to it, however sensible it is. If you pay an extra £5 a month you can effectively switch off the prioritisation so that downloads can swamp your gaming and VOIP smile

Kevin

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Standard User GeekOfBroadband
(newbie) Tue 02-Sep-14 17:29:24
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So if I was in a Skype call And i started donwloading something would Plusnet Prioritisatin slow my donwload so Skype will not lag Sktpe is VOIP isn't it

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Standard User kasg
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 02-Sep-14 19:04:43
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That's the general idea, although you'd be unlikely to notice much slowdown in the download, especially on fibre, as Skype would only need the bandwidth in short bursts, and not all of it.

Kevin

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Standard User GeekOfBroadband
(newbie) Wed 03-Sep-14 12:03:10
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Re: Is Plusnet's Unlimited Fibre Extra Truly Unlimited?


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So what would BT Infinity 2 be equivalent to plusnet 80/20 without pro or with pro?

Do BT and PLusnet only prioritise wen they are under load?
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