Broadband versus "Business" dial-up accounts

  Bamber-Gascoigne 22:16 08 Dec 2003
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My current dial-up ISP is threatening to terminate my home Internet account because of "excessive use" and has suggested I move to a business account. But this business account will cost the same as a broadband account with ISP's such as BT, BT Yahoo, Freeserve and Tiscali who are currently offering "free" broadband modems and conection.

The question is where's the hitch? Are these broadband providers any good? Alternatively do these companies offer a product which is inferior to other broadband companies who charge for modems / connection, or to a "business" dial-up account?

  ahales42 22:34 08 Dec 2003

check here click here to see if you can get BB. if you can,most isp`s give out free modems. though you normally have to sign up for a year.

  Gaz 25 22:35 08 Dec 2003

Broadband is supposed to have the same limitations as what you are facing now.

They cap the usage!!!

I use Supanet Broadband which is not bad, it is fast and a reliable connection. But support is naff. I have never had a problem, and I use it every day.

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