[access-uk] Re: virgin media

i have the unlimited sky offer at the moment for broadband up to 20 megs i get 
ten our street has been cabled for virgin as i get up to fifty meg with my 
postcode

On Aug 29, 2010, at 10:11 AM, LaMcAs wrote:

> Hi William
> 
> Not necessary. Although if you get Sky TV and have a Sky phone line then you
> should be getting free broadband from Sky and they will offer you the
> highest they can as the line is still a "BT" line and goes through their
> exchange. If you keep Sky Telephone & TV then broadband can be provided over
> the phone line but you will still only get "up to 20mb" until your local
> telephone exchange has been upgraded to  offer the faster speed. It's not
> guaranteed that if you switch to Virgin you will get 20mb as it depends on
> the "BT" telephone line and exchange.
> 
> To get the full 20mb from Virgin you would need to get their Cable Broadband
> which they would bring in from the street if your streets have been cabled
> for  a previous cable company.
> 
> To be honest as you should be getting free broadband from Sky as you have
> their TV & phone services, I don't see any real need to change anything as
> whatever you choose is likely to be more expensive.
> 
> HTH
> 
> Larry & Elliot GD (Guide Dog)
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> william lomas
> Sent: 29 August 2010 10:04
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: virgin media
> 
> So I guess i'd need to switch my sky phone line to virgin as well so it
> would be 32 pounds per month for the phoneline and say 20 meg broadband?
> 
> On Aug 29, 2010, at 9:59 AM, Gordon Keen wrote:
> 
>> Yes you can.
>> Works for me.
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> G
>> 
>> From glorious Devon, England.
>> On 29 Aug 2010, at 08:15, william lomas wrote:
>> 
>>>             hi all does anyone know with virgin media, can I keep my sky
> tv package, and just go with their broadband and phoneline as i ahve a sky
> one at present in january when i wish to switch since the internet down a
> phone line is not that good really on skype and for downloading
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