Tiscali Broadband any good?

  Shutt1e 20:24 03 May 07
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I am currnetly with broadband and they are awful, so i am going to switch to Tiscali as they aslo have a free phone service, are they any good and if not could anyone recomend someone else

thx

  rawprawn 20:35 03 May 07

I have been with Tiscali for years and had very few problems. I think all ISP's have problems frm time to time and you will probably get many different opinions. However Tiscali is OK by me.

  Shutt1e 20:38 03 May 07

out of the 8 mb what speed do you get, and thank you for your reply

  Jackcoms 20:40 03 May 07

"I have been with Tiscali for years and had very few problems"

Couldn't have put it better myself.

I'm currently on Tiscali's ADSL Max service plus free 'phone calls 24/7 for £17.99 per month. Excellent value!

  Diversion 20:42 03 May 07

I find this okay click here;jsessionid=4B65ED6D823FDCE3601A9766388607E2.sol72-15?article=MAIN.UK.TALKTALK.STATIC.TESTHUB

  Jackcoms 20:43 03 May 07

"out of the 8 mb what speed do you get"

The speed you achieve is not directly related to the ISP. It is affected by various factors including your distance from the BT exchange, local contention ratios and the quality of your wiring.

For what it's worth I get around 6.5MB.

  Diversion 20:44 03 May 07

Sorry wrong page click on Broadband on this page click here

  Shutt1e 20:53 03 May 07

click here

This is were i live, i live on the Croydon Road and the green thing is the exchange is this considered far from the exchange, and i see that Tiscali is on the llu list and is enabled, is this bad

thx

  loganly 21:41 03 May 07

tiscali customer services are a joke

  bluto1 21:58 03 May 07

Shutt1e,

I was with Tiscali for a year and the Broadband is OK , although sometimes there are hiccups. I left because as loganly says the Customer Service is a joke, and I`ll add `from the top down`

  Dipso 21:59 03 May 07

You seem reasonably close to the exchange. On the same site if you click on Availability checker on the left then after entering your details click on BT ADSL, this should tell you your straight line distance to the exchange. This is a very rough measurement but gives you a bit more of an idea.

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