[ILUG] [OT] Smart Telecom Broadband offer?
thomas at wibble.to
Thu Feb 24 18:05:05 GMT 2005
On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 05:35:31PM +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Thursday 24 February 2005 16:16, Thomas Bridge wrote:
> > I'm sorry to have to say this - but diddums. DSL has been widely
> > available in metropolitan areas of the UK for at least five years now, and
> > there are still a large number of rural locations which don't have it yet.
> I read recently that 99% of BT subscribers can now get DSL
> (or maybe it said they would be able to get it sometime this year).
> It claimed BT had some new technique which allowed many
> previously too far from the exchange to get connected.
The current figure is I think 97%. Which still leaves 3%.
And we're not talking villages of Williamses in the mountains -
we're talking towns of a few thousand people in Bedfordshire
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