East of England Broadband Network (E2BN) Thread, Norfolk and BT in Regional Broadband Consortiums (RBC); Norfolk signs £40m deal with BT | News | Local Government Chronicle...
13th August 2009, 05:11 PM #1
13th August 2009, 05:51 PM #2
13th August 2009, 06:29 PM #3
Is this why no engineer has been sent to plug my back-up ADSL modem into the wall? They needed to wet the ink on a new contract?
Seriously I've had an ADSL filter in my office for about 4 months (maybe longer). An ADSL modem sitting in it's box for nearly as long and the line was finally put in about 2 months ago. I got all the pieces just no one to plug it all in!
13th August 2009, 07:59 PM #4
same here don't know what they are playing at.
13th August 2009, 08:34 PM #5
dear me, £40m sterling seems a hell of lot money to the British Telecom!!!, can't understand it. They are are not that great when it comes to infrastructure, really they are not.
Originally Posted by matt40k
15th August 2009, 01:01 PM #6
unfortunately for us and due to the rurality of Norfolk BT is the only provider with the infrastructure to provide our services. It went to a european tender and I think they may have been the only ones to bid.
15th August 2009, 01:12 PM #7
Isn't the £40m to do with the low water table and they have to run waterproof cables everywhere for when this happens?
15th August 2009, 01:49 PM #8
bt's underground cable is sealed anyway
15th August 2009, 07:25 PM #9
Indeed they were. We had a choice of BT or nothing.
Originally Posted by plexer
17th August 2009, 08:41 PM #10
Our backup router is slowly making its way around the many different uses I can find for it until BT/ICTS can be bothered to come and plug it in. Currently it is enjoying life as a monitor stand although it did have a few weeks as a paperweight
It'd be nice if they would hurry up a bit some they can find out there isnt enough cable to plug it in with and send me some of that, but I suppose thats next years job!
28th August 2009, 12:12 AM #11
Would be nice if they'd come sort our back up router out as well...
28th August 2009, 12:13 AM #12
Then again it'd also be really nice if Norfolk lifted the 10MB cap off our internet connection. It was a 10MB connection before but it's now slower than ever!
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