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Standard User Zarjaz
(knowledge is power) Fri 21-Jan-11 20:19:16
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Re: What do the early users think of FTTC?


[re: wirelesspacman] [link to this post]
 
1) what product (speed of actual connection etc) were you previously on?
BT Broadband 8128Kbps down 448Kbps up.

2) what product (speed of actual connection etc) are you now on with FTTC?
BT Infinity 40000Kbps down 10000Kbps up

3) do you see any significant difference with "normal" web browsing? If so what?
No.

4) do you see any significant difference with online gaming? If so what?
ping times have increased by 5ms (from an average 12 to 17, no biggie) Do tend to host more games.

5) do you see any significant difference when using iPlayer etc in streaming mode? If so what?
Yes, all much smoother.

6) do you see any significant difference when downloading Windows etc updates? If so what?
No.

7) do you see any significant difference when using the connection for work (eg VPN)? If so what?
No

8) is there anything else that you see a signifcant improvement with? If so what?
3 Laptops, a PC, X-box, BT Vision, Wii all grabbing bandwidth, was sometimes an issue, it's not any more.

Standard User maniac886
(member) Fri 21-Jan-11 20:43:21
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Re: What do the early users think of FTTC?


[re: RobertoS] [link to this post]
 
Sorry should have said the that the speed is lower at peak times,presumably due to congestion.
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