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BT throttling line speed..?

silv.surfer

Regular Member
Does this BT latest round of throttling have any effect on Small ISP's that have to use BT gear ?- it doesnt make any difference with who I am going with shortly - just curious

How can I check if my exchange is fairly congested . I'm not BB connected yet
 

Mark.J

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silv.surfer,

BT Retail and BT Wholesale based ISPs are very different animals. An ISP buying services from BT Wholesale or unbundled lines based off BT's network has a lot of control and flexibility to structure and manage their packages independently of BT's own retail products. The two are not the same. So if customers of BT's Total Broadband service are restricted then that will not affect other ISPs, though most other ISPs may have their own unique limits or restrictions.
 
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