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Re: [LUG] Fwd: UK 'misled' on broadband speeds
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- Subject: Re: [LUG] Fwd: UK 'misled' on broadband speeds
- From: Terry Hill <telbonic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 05:56:51 +0100
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On 27 July 2010 01:02, Julian Hall <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
'Britons are not getting the broadband services they are being sold, suggests a government report. Ofcom's analysis of broadband speeds in the UK shows that, for some services, 97% of consumers do not get the advertised speed.'
The phrase 'tell me something I don't know' springs to mind. The real question is how many of these identical reports are we going to see before they actually DO something about this? In any other industry, e.g. gas/electric suppliers the company(ies) would have been fined for misselling their products months, if not years ago.
People shouldn't be tied down to long contracts. It's a ridiculous system with no benefit whatsoever for the consumer. People should stay because they like the service, not because they have to.
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