Tag Archives: ADSL

ADSL speed maps – as a comparison

Here are maps of the communities, overlayed with the current ADSL speeds in Mbps. (These are the last recorded speeds from the survey replies. )  These maps should be used to compare your own speed with your immediate neighbours as … Continue reading

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Who has the best ADSL in New Road?

Yesterday’s post about Dan’s efforts to improve his current broadband speed has seen an even better response from Pete G. in New Road.  He too had Adrian around to check out his master socket – the result is a significant uplift … Continue reading

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Advice for prospective community projects

Rural broadband is notoriously poor.   85 residents did something about it in rural Surrey and bought 2 FTTC broadband cabinets and 4km of fibre to bring Superfast broadband speeds to their hamlet serving 118 homes. In running our campaign … Continue reading

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How to check your line speed

When dealing with Openreach, your internet provider (ISP) or getting information to mount a campaign, information is key.   Having accurate measure of your line and service will give you more power to fight against a complacent Openreach – especially … Continue reading

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Cabinet 26 goes live!

October 8th 2014: As you know, we have been pushing to get Superfast Broadband to our community since mid 2013.  In February we campaigned for BT to upgrade cabinet 26 at Rake Lane.  We succeeded in getting them to commit … Continue reading

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Hambledon residents are affected too

Residents with phone: Wormley 01428 … A number of residents of North Hambledon on the Wormley exchange have contacted me – they should be able to get superfast broadband Infinity now that Wormley upgrade to fibre is complete, as promised … Continue reading

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Phase 1 – a success! Enton gets green light.

May 2014   Our First Success! Following our intervention, Openreach recently agreed that they will fibre upgrade street cabinet no.26 at the junction of Rake Lane and Station Lane. This is a complete reversal of their earlier decision not to … Continue reading

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How bad is your broadband?

I live in Hydestile and have very poor broadband bandwidth.  I can get 1.8Mbps on a good day.  This is via ADSL2 on a BT line. Surrey Council paid £35m for the Superfast Broadband Scheme to install Fibre Optic cable … Continue reading

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