On Speed

  eccy92 16:34 24 Dec 2003

Hello as anybody tryed or heard of a thing called on speed (click here). It is only £24.99 a year about £2.00 a month and claims to be 5 times faster than dial up and neally as good as broadband your thoughts would be appreciated thanks David

  Forum Editor 16:54 24 Dec 2003

The data that you're downloading, so it doesn't actually speed up the connection at all. It probably works quite well, although whether that makes it worth the money is a matter for you to decide.

  Pesala 16:54 24 Dec 2003

The product was reviewed in Internet Advisor Issue 61, and you can see some comment here on their forum: click here

My gut instinct is, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."

  Pesala 17:02 24 Dec 2003

click here

This seems to indicate that browsing speed is slightly faster as images are compressed but ZIP MP3 and other compressed files won't benefit at all from compression.

If you're on a slow connection, I would suggest that using Opera or Mozilla Firebird instead of Internet Explorer would make a far greater difference to you browsing experience, without costing you a penny.

  Jester2K 19:12 24 Dec 2003

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