Reply to post: Re: pay enough , and you can get any speed you want

UK.gov pushes ahead with legal right to 10Mbps

Gavin Chester

Re: pay enough , and you can get any speed you want

- Customer: "Er, OK - I'll stick with 1.5Mbps on my shitty aluminium phoneline, thanks."

Maybe (just maybe) it means people like my parents who live on an estate with Copper Clad Ali wiring that's no doubt bee drowned, snapped/fixed and generally abuse for the last 50 plus years, will be able to get BT to rip out the crap Ali and put in copper. That can't really be that expensive, especially if they were to do the estate at once, and not piecemeal.

That alone would help my parents, who struggle to get 1Mb even through they are are less than three miles as the crow flies from the exchange (and yes I know the cable route will be longer)

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