* Posts by mike__

4 posts • joined 25 Feb 2010

ASA says 'unlimited' broadband can have 'moderate' limits on it


Re: Huh

That image is on the top page for a Google search of 'virgin media traffic management'


Re: @Rampant Spaniel

VirginMedia have two policies:

1. File Sharing Traffic Management: all file sharing is capped at ~75% line speed during peak hours, regardless of how much you used

2. Subscriber Traffic Management: If you go over the threshold, you will be capped at 50% of your line speed. All traffic counts towards this, and all traffic is affected by it http://www.virginmedia.com/images/STM30MblargeA.jpg

Virgin Media to demo 200Mb/s broadband tomorrow



Have you tried posting on their virginmedia.support.broadband.cable (assuming you're on cable) newgroup? The tech support people who work there actually know what they're doing.

Virgin to offer 100Mb/s broadband by year's end


Unthrottled service

An unthrottled service, you say? Why, you must surely mean their 50Mb package which comes without any limits whatsoever?


As for maxing out your Be connection 24/7...

"If it’s felt that any Be member’s Internet activities are so excessive that other members are detrimentally affected, Be may give the member generating the excessive web traffic a written warning (by email or otherwise). In extreme circumstances, should the levels of activity not immediately decrease after the warning, Be may terminate that member’s services."


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