Best Unlimted Fibre ISP

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  1. Cosmo_1847

    Cosmo_1847 Kiss of death

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    Hi Guys,

    We're with Xilo on an unlimited 16Mb/s package that uses C&W network. We're capped at 4MB/s down and 0.5Mb/s upload due to a problem with our phone line. We're looking at getting a fibre package because I'm getting annoyed with 720p videos having to buffer and not being able to stream whilst someone else is downloading.

    We're on a 4Mb/s connection but still get through 150GB a month so we think it's best to get an unlimited package because we'd likely blow through that if we have faster internet.

    What ISP / package would you guys recommend? We want unlimited internet with a static IP and a ISP that allows me to host things at home. Xilo are great but at £50 / £60 a month for a 500GB off peak limit they're a lot. There is always someone at home. Also their speed guide thing says our phone line can get 18Mb/s down and 20Mb/s upload.
     
  2. Chenks

    Chenks Registered Trader

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    Plusnet - they offer true unlimited 40/20 or 80/20 packages.

    however, if your line has issues then moving to fibre won't remove those issues.
    use the following URL to see what your line and cabinet are capable of
    https://www.btwholesale.com/includes/adsl/adsl.htm
     
  3. Cosmo_1847

    Cosmo_1847 Kiss of death

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    Thanks, Plusnet was one of the companies I was thinking of. I'm kinda hoping the engineer will sort out any line faults when they install it.

    Worse FTTC speed they think is 10Mb/s which is much better than what we have now. It also says I can get 330Mb/s with FTTP :)
     
  4. Chenks

    Chenks Registered Trader

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    if you have a line fault or line issues then it is the impacted speeds you should be looking at.
     
  5. Samsonite

    Samsonite Mine's a frosty one

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    If you can get FTTP, then go for it - who wouldn't want that? Cost may be an issue but personally I think that most of us use the internet a lot more than other things we pay loads of money for...
     
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    FTTP will limit your choice of ISP though, and bank balance.
    Plusnet are only trialling FTTP at the moment and it's still an 80/20 product.