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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

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I seriously doubt average punters will notice any difference over 200Mbps.

500 and 1000Mbps are just marketing fluff...
500 and 1000Mbit are not just 'marketing fluff', you are showing your age there I'm afraid.
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

I have 100 from Swisscom and its " more or less " enough.Would prefer 200 but they dont offer it.
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

So, when I came in this morning, I had mail from upc:
"Wir haben Ihren Internet-Speed verdoppelt. Ohne Zusatzkosten, einfach so"
(Wie doubled your internet speed. At no additional cost, just like that).

So now I get up to 200Mbit/s. They tell me.
Aha, wow, from 30-something to 200? For free? From upc?? Niiiice, ain't it? What is it with me that I don't believe that?

Yeah, well, let's see ...... the test says 42 down, 19 up, ping 24ms. Let's be fair, an other test: 33.7 up, 19.2 down, ping 25ms.

That's exactly what I had before except, if I remember correctly, the ping used to be faster.
So this is not only BS, it is actually a blatant lie. And I'm beginning to wonder if that is legal for advertising with personal addressing.

At 1.10h this morning cablecom had gone completely dead. That's probably when they up-ed my connection.
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

With the speed from UPC its called " best effort ". In your case their worst effort. Cablecom has been dead for a long time


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So, when I came in this morning, I had mail from upc:
"Wir haben Ihren Internet-Speed verdoppelt. Ohne Zusatzkosten, einfach so"
(Wie doubled your internet speed. At no additional cost, just like that).

So now I get up to 200Mbit/s. They tell me.
Aha, wow, from 30-something to 200? For free? From upc?? Niiiice, ain't it? What is it with me that I don't believe that?

Yeah, well, let's see ...... the test says 42 down, 19 up, ping 24ms. Let's be fair, an other test: 33.7 up, 19.2 down, ping 25ms.

That's exactly what I had before except, if I remember correctly, the ping used to be faster.
So this is not only BS, it is actually a blatant lie. And I'm beginning to wonder if that is legal for advertising with personal addressing.

At 1.10h this morning cablecom had gone completely dead. That's probably when they up-ed my connection.
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

I'm just looking for an internet only package with at least 200mb but cant seem to find one. Any recommendations?
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500 and 1000Mbit are not just 'marketing fluff', you are showing your age there I'm afraid.
In what ways would I notice a difference over my present 250? The increases form dial-up to 5Mbit were spectacular, but once over 100 the increases have not been noticeable. You think I notice the difference to 500 or 1000 over my current 250??

And I just checked my speed and guess what?



I thought it was 250 and never noticed!! Happy I didn't pay for this...
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Re: UPC Cablecom "Happy Home" plans and price increase

If you’re downloading large files or there are a few people streaming on the same WiFi it does make a large difference.
Also, I’ve just signed up for the UPC Cablecom add on box to give me more speed and better WiFi strength. Has anyone here done the same already?
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In what ways would I notice a difference over my present 250? The increases form dial-up to 5Mbit were spectacular, but once over 100 the increases have not been noticeable. You think I notice the difference to 500 or 1000 over my current 250??

And I just checked my speed and guess what?



I thought it was 250 and never noticed!! Happy I didn't pay for this...
Didn't you get a letter saying they were doubling your speed for no cost? I did and when I tested it my 250 had dropped to 90
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Didn't you get a letter saying they were doubling your speed for no cost? I did and when I tested it my 250 had dropped to 90
I got the letter, 2 days after I checked the speed and found it higher. Still steaming along, though it seems to be as before to me. I don't notice any difference...

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