At the moment we are years away from any improvement. The work in Blockley has been declared ‘finished’ by Fastershire. And all the while the demands for Broadband in this area are growing ……
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Since the Engineer fixed a loose connection on the pole, we have been receiving an acceptable and relatively steady 6mbps download for over a week. So far so good. I also eventually received a response from Fastershire this morning: “Thank you for registering for the Better Broadband Scheme. The data we have been provided with…
My family and I moved to Draycott in September 2010 and have had various issues with BT off and on over the past few years. We have two landlines as I work from home a fair bit and needed a separate line for work calls.
The broadband connection has always been slow and recently we were getting a lot of dropped connections. Partly this was due to a recent equipment upgrade in the Blockley exchange which affected our connection during the day. This was in fact caused by us as we turned off the router at night – I would not advise doing this as ASDL broadband is designed as an “always on” service. We now disable the wireless signal at night, leaving the router on and this has solved the problem.
I work for Vodafone (don’t moan about poor coverage…) which may or may not be useful to us going forward.
Registered with Fastershire.
I currently don’t use BT or Virgin as my supplier but the transfer rate is noticeably slower over the last couple of months.