150k broadband

  joe95 14:50 04 Jun 2004

I have dial-up with NTL for £12 a month is it worth upgrading to 150k broadband? I am always trying free trials etc at 15-30mins download time.System XP Home.

  johnnyrocker 14:51 04 Jun 2004

i would think you would notice a considerable improvement.


i had dial up from nlt then went on to broadband
its a hell of alot better aprt from every one i nowith ntl has the problem of digg box frezzing so when you turn box off lose conection but apart from that great alot quiker sames time and so i would surget yes

ps 150 is going up to 300 for the same price check out this months mag expains it all mate

  Pesala 15:30 04 Jun 2004

300K will be better for large downloads. On 150K you begin to notice downloads of 5 Mbytes or more. 150K is not viable for streaming high quality media, OK for BBC news though.

Another possibility is a tailored solution like PlusNet. You get full 512K ADSL with a 1 Gbyte a month limit for only £14.99 ranging to uncapped use for £21.99. click here

If you don't have a landline already, ADSL looks expensive. Cable doesn't need a landline, but then getting help and support can be expensive if something goes wrong.

  rickimalone 15:48 04 Jun 2004

150k is a great improvement over dail-up in every respect, I cant believe people still use dial up anymore these days.

Cuurently on NTL 1MB service and I get fed up with that every now and then roll 2MB.

  joe95 15:54 04 Jun 2004

Thanks everyone for your advice will give it a whirl

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