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Standard User markybaby76
(newbie) Fri 01-Oct-10 14:05:18
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Cotswold Wireless


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I have used Costswold Wireless twice in the past and the latency was awful and so were the speeds. Recently I have noticed on their site they are now offering an up to 10 meg connection. Is there anybody on here that has this service and how has it improved. Also does anybody know how they can provide up to 10 meg when there are no ADSL2 enabled exchanges in the area and ADSL connects max at 8 meg.
Im currently on TalkTalk LLU from another exchange and after watching watchdog I wan't to leave.
Standard User 5km
(knowledge is power) Fri 01-Oct-10 15:32:28
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Simples. They either use bonded ADSL, A LLU provider or a leased line to provide the internet backhaul.

Correct me if I'm wrong but the problems with TalkTalk's billing occur when and if you leave them, might be better to stay put.

O2 Broadband Premium LLU
Standard User markybaby76
(newbie) Tue 19-Oct-10 14:54:35
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BUMP Is there anybody out there that has this service? Is it any better now?


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Anonymous
(Unregistered)Tue 19-Oct-10 16:13:57
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I've used Cotswold Wireless for 5 years and they have been excellent also you speak to a real person when you have a problem not a Bombay call centre.

J rich GL9
Standard User JNeuhoff
(committed) Wed 20-Oct-10 10:23:28
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In reply to a post by markybaby76:
Im currently on TalkTalk LLU from another exchange and after watching watchdog I wan't to leave.


If your local exchange has CPW LLU then you might consider using other providers like Opal or Xilo which could offer broadband with better customer services than TalkTalk.

J.Neuhoff - MHC Web Design
Standard User markybaby76
(newbie) Wed 20-Oct-10 11:28:51
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Do you use their ADSL or wireless service? I have been with them twice in that time frame and both times the contention was awful. Now they are advertising up to 10mb so I wondered if it was any better.
Standard User markybaby76
(newbie) Tue 26-Oct-10 13:40:07
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BUMP
Standard User kijoma
(member) Fri 29-Oct-10 13:02:24
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BUMP


Hi, i would guess that depends on what they mean by "up to 10 Mbps", if it means they have a 10 Mbps feed to the network then that is not so good.

If they have a 100Mbps feed or more and are now using high capacity radio kit then it should be ok.

Have you tried to contact them direct and ask?

Bill Lewis - MD
Kijoma Broadband - (Division of Kijoma Solutions Ltd)
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Standard User markybaby76
(newbie) Fri 12-Nov-10 13:09:08
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I have sent them an email to find out. So will see what they say.
Anonymous
(Unregistered)Mon 29-Nov-10 17:01:13
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Obviously they are [censored] as they didn't get back to me
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