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Up to 80Mbps FTTC is now available – are you seeing a demand for it?


    Yes, I’m already selling up to 80Mbps FTTC on a regular basis
    (33%, 1 Votes)


    I’ve had some demand for up to 80Mbps but only from business users
    (33%, 1 Votes)


    I’ve had limited interest and take up is slow at the moment
    (33%, 1 Votes)


    I’ve had demand for it mainly from residential users
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    No, customers don’t currently need up to 80Mbps for their online usage, it’s too soon
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    I don’t offer up to 80Mbps FTTC services
    (1%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 3

Start Date: Thursday, 24 May, 2012 @ 10:39 am
End Date: No Expiry

What do you think of the new ASA/CAP speed advertising guidelines? (tick all that apply)


    They are causing more confusion amongst end users
    (28%, 5 Votes)


    Educating end users would be a better approach
    (22%, 4 Votes)


    They are unfairly biased towards larger and urban based providers
    (17%, 3 Votes)


    Directing end users to availability checkers is the better approach
    (17%, 3 Votes)


    They will be largely ignored by providers
    (11%, 2 Votes)


    They will help clarify speed information for end users
    (6%, 1 Votes)


    Most end users are already savvy enough to understand the technologies and speeds
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    Adoption amongst providers has been good
    (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

Start Date: Tuesday, 10 April, 2012 @ 12:39 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think the BDUK objectives will be achieved in 2015 as planned?


    Yes but only if councils and service providers work together purposefully
    (71%, 5 Votes)


    No, there’s no hope of meeting the objectives set
    (29%, 2 Votes)


    Yes, hitting the targets will be easy
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    No, there are too many hurdles to overcome
    (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 7

Start Date: Tuesday, 20 March, 2012 @ 2:33 pm
End Date: No Expiry

It’s suspected that Ofcom wants to change the current broadband migration process so that the gaining provider leads the process with third party verification. What do you think about this?


    It will stop losing providers delaying the migration process
    (38%, 3 Votes)


    Gaining providers may abuse it to gain new customers without their consent despite the verification process (known as slamming)
    (38%, 3 Votes)


    They should leave the process as it is now
    (25%, 2 Votes)


    It will protect customers if the losing provider ceases trading or is not contactable
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    Losing providers should lead the process
    (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 8

Start Date: Tuesday, 21 February, 2012 @ 10:29 am
End Date: No Expiry

What do you think about the government spending £100m on ‘super-connected' cities?


    The money should go towards improving rural broadband instead.
    (50%, 5 Votes)


    Superfast cities will only benefit those who want to stream video and audio.
    (30%, 3 Votes)


    It will help boost the economy.
    (20%, 2 Votes)


    It will prevent the UK from falling behind other countries in terms of speeds.
    (0%, 0 Votes)


    It won’t make any difference to businesses, as leased lines are preferred.
    (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 10

Start Date: Wednesday, 25 January, 2012 @ 11:17 am
End Date: No Expiry