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Standard User stevenfrenchy
(learned) Wed 18-Apr-12 14:06:45
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is tesco braodband any good?


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i can't see any reviews about tesco braodband , can someone tell me if its reliable? is the router provided any good?
Standard User baby_frogmella
(experienced) Wed 18-Apr-12 14:23:55
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Re: is tesco braodband any good?


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Apparently its quite good:
http://forums.thinkbroadband.com/otherisp/f/4104579-...

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Standard User hk11
(fountain of knowledge) Thu 19-Apr-12 02:12:44
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Re: is tesco braodband any good?


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Apparently its quite good:
http://forums.thinkbroadband.com/otherisp/f/4104579-...


Looks quite impressive. smile

I'm with Plusnet as well ATM, but line keeps dropping and I get problems accessing certain sites from certain IPs, so might give Tesco a go.

I wonder if their helpline is a free call and if the allocated IP is "sticky"?

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Standard User baby_frogmella
(experienced) Thu 19-Apr-12 08:17:14
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Re: is tesco braodband any good?


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In reply to a post by baby_frogmella:
Apparently its quite good:
http://forums.thinkbroadband.com/otherisp/f/4104579-...


Looks quite impressive. smile

I'm with Plusnet as well ATM, but line keeps dropping and I get problems accessing certain sites from certain IPs, so might give Tesco a go.

I wonder if their helpline is a free call and if the allocated IP is "sticky"?


Yes their helpline appears to be free (if dialled from Tesco line) and AFAIK they don't do static ip addresses.

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Anonymous
(Unregistered)Thu 19-Apr-12 12:56:51
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Re: is tesco braodband any good?


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It's is awful, terrible, even worse than you could imagine - every aspect.

The customer service is worse than useless also.

I'm unbundled and on one of their own lines. There's a problem somewhere because I'm getting less than 1 meg in either direction. They keep telling me there is no problem, or that the non-existent problem has been resolved!

After almost a couple of months of trying to get it sorted still no resolution. They continue to stall and do not want to pay for an engineer to come out.

Steer clear. You have been warned!!
Standard User hk11
(fountain of knowledge) Thu 19-Apr-12 13:37:19
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Re: is tesco braodband any good?


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Yes their helpline appears to be free (if dialled from Tesco line)


Can you get BB seperate then? I thought you *had* to have a Tesco line?

In reply to a post by baby_frogmella:
and AFAIK they don't do static ip addresses.


Most ISPs only do dynamic IPs, but some have longer lease times than others. That way you don't get a new IP if your connection drops for a few seconds.

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My Broadband Speed Test
Previously - Virgin/NTL/Bell Cable, Crosswinds, IC24, FreeOnlineNet, X-Stream,
Totalise, Freeserve, Force9, TescoNet, AOL, Freenetname, Pipex, E7
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Standard User baby_frogmella
(experienced) Thu 19-Apr-12 14:03:54
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Re: is tesco braodband any good?


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Yes their helpline appears to be free (if dialled from Tesco line)


Can you get BB seperate then? I thought you *had* to have a Tesco line?

In reply to a post by baby_frogmella:
and AFAIK they don't do static ip addresses.


Most ISPs only do dynamic IPs, but some have longer lease times than others. That way you don't get a new IP if your connection drops for a few seconds.


No, you can you keep your BT line and go partial LLU broadband only or BTw based broadband if you don't have C&W LLU at your exchange:
http://www.tescobroadband.com/tesco-broadband/broadb...

Sorry i missunderstood you re: ip addresses. No idea how long the lease lasts for, you're better of asking their support team for this.

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Standard User hk11
(fountain of knowledge) Thu 19-Apr-12 17:01:40
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Re: is tesco braodband any good?


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http://www.tescobroadband.com/tesco-broadband/broadb...


Thanks. Quite a bit more than their line + BB deal though. wink

In reply to a post by baby_frogmella:
you're better of asking their support team for this.


Not sure they'd know. smile

Was after some feedback from an existing customer as to if their IP changed all the time really. By my thinking even a dynamic IP should remain the same as long as you don't swich your router off. wink

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My Broadband Speed Test
Previously - Virgin/NTL/Bell Cable, Crosswinds, IC24, FreeOnlineNet, X-Stream,
Totalise, Freeserve, Force9, TescoNet, AOL, Freenetname, Pipex, E7
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