[ubuntu-uk] Broadband speeds and prices!

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Wed Oct 31 17:21:10 GMT 2007


peter wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 13:49 +0000, Tony Arnold wrote:
>> Rob,
>> Rob Beard wrote:
>>> I'm with Vivaciti (an Enta reseller) 
>> This looks interesting. Do you know if they throttle any protocols?
>> Pipex, for example, throttle BitTorrent to 20KB/s which makes it useless!
>> I also assume the allowances are per month. Is there an interface that
>> tells you how much of your allowance you have used?
>> Regards,
>> Tony.
> Hi Tony
> I also have an entanet connection which I got through UKlinux (Profits
> to free software apparently) And yes there is an enternet page your
> usage, there is also an RSS feed of this data so you can keep an eye on
> it each day. There is no protocol throttling, at least not with
> bitTorrent.
> All in all delighted with both enta and uklinux.net

Thanks for the information. I've filled in the enquiry form on Entanet's
web site and will go from there.

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