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On 4 Mar 2017 at 8:41pm Bongo wrote:
Is it live yet? What sort of speeds are people getting?
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On 4 Mar 2017 at 11:38pm Blatant Liar wrote:
Yes I've got it
It's fantastic plus got a great deal
It's so fast I'm getting tomorrow's news feeds today !!!
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 12:17am jack wrote:
how much does virgin media cost
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 1:42am Bongo wrote:
32.25 for 50Mbps, 37.25 for 100Mbps, and 45.25 for 200Mbps.
Not sure it's unlimited, but they will most likely slow you down if you go bonkers downloading shed loads!
Personally, I'm curious about what Virgin Media are actually laying. Is it actually fibre optics, or Virgin Media's version of fibre optics?
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 3:34am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
We were quoted around 55 a month, including BTSport. There was a tiny saving (around 1, iirc) on what we're currently paying BT.
That was only for the first year though, after that it went up to 72, quite a lot more than BT.
We didn't bother switching.
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 7:16am Jack wrote:
At the moment we are with sky t v and phone pay about 72
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 9:41am lewes resident wrote:
After ruining the pavements in Lewes I would never switch to Virgin Media.
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 11:23am Pedant wrote:
But why did you ruin the pavements in Lewes 'lewes resident'?
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 12:16pm Pedantic Pedestrian wrote:
Do you live in Keere St. Pedant ? You're a queer fellow.
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 1:13pm Bongo wrote:
It isn't really 100% fibre optic though, is it? How can it be when the connection to your house is via a flipping coax cable? It might be a faster connection, but true fibre optic BB it is not!
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 3:23pm Bingo wrote:
All fibre turns into copper somewhere.....
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 3:47pm Pedant wrote:
Pedantic Pedestrian I wished I lived in Keere Street but I'd never br able to afford it. But I still can understand why Lewes Resident felt the need to ruin the pavements. Perhaps he can explain.
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 4:34pm Local wrote:
Welcome to the 21st Century! Only in Lewes do we complain about progress. Please remember the rest of the country had cable TV and fibre optic broadband 15 years ago. It is time to come out of the dark ages
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 5:51pm @local wrote:
We've had fibre in Lewes for years, check your (very basic) facts before complaining...
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 6:10pm Mario wrote:
Are you referring to the old Rediffusion system, Local?
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On 5 Mar 2017 at 10:02pm FTL wrote:
I have 48MB from Plusnet for 18 via fibre. I live on South Way. Virgin dug up the pavement, it looks terrible, and I won't be using their service.
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On 6 Mar 2017 at 7:49am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
A lot of Milton Keynes was cabled when the houses were built. My parents had cable when they moved there in 1983, and I think their house was about 3 years old at the time. Parts of Croydon were done in the 80s too.
I don't see the attraction, tbh, unless you're big into sport. It seems that the more channels we have, the less there is that's worth watching.
We would never have bothered if the BBC hadn't lost MotoGP to BTSport.
 
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On 6 Mar 2017 at 10:08am Grunge wrote:
I still can't forgive the BBC for losing us the cricket.


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