Talk talk fibre - medium or large

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  1. Mbstarz

    Mbstarz Active Member

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    Hi I'm currently on a non fibre virgin media line. Switching to a fibre line in my new home.

    Would it be worth going for the large option for extra £5 a month or is it money in the pan?
     
  2. renault12ts

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    Larger option?
     
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    What do you get for the extra £5?
     
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    Download speeds of up to 38Mb with Fibre Medium.
    Up to 76Mb with Fibre Large


    I would just get Fibre Medium unless you download Gigabytes of data everyday.

    I am on Sky and work from home, and the 40MB speed is more than good enough for me.
     
  5. renault12ts

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    On our up to 100mb Virgin line my daughter gets over 100mb!!
     
  6. MancMike

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    Go large or go home...

    (oh, you're at home. go large anyway).
     
  7. BTB 500

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    At the higher speeds you need a very good (fast) link from the router onwards to get any real benefits. I would stick with the medium - I'm sure you can upgrade later if you change your mind.
     
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    Depends on the type of any uploading you do and what 'upload' speeds you need.

    I was on the basic cheapest Virgin fibre optic broadband until a recent house move. (Unfortunately cable has never been installed to the new place).

    I found the basic speed (Doubled from 10mb to 20mb by Virgin during 2013) more than adequate for my needs, the upload speed was usually around 1mb, which was also fine for my needs.

    A friend of mine who is a radio presenter (small online stations) found that he needed a faster speed because of the large size of the files he had to send to these various stations.
     

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