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Why I’m leaving Nildram

% traceroute news.bbc.co.uk
traceroute to newswww.bbc.net.uk (212.58.226.79), 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
 1  router.happygiraffe.net (192.168.1.1)  2.795 ms  1.574 ms  1.736 ms
 2  192.168.0.1 (192.168.0.1)  7.862 ms  2.403 ms  4.756 ms
 3  l1.ar21.nildram.gs1.dsl.pipex.net (62.241.167.243)  4453.422 ms  4861.269 ms *
 …

Plus, no response to a ticket opened over a week ago, despite repeated callbacks. I’m off to be. Now I just get to wait for the insane delays that BT put into the UK ADSL market (they’re worse than banks with cheques). Joy.

One reply on “Why I’m leaving Nildram”

It gets better!

% traceroute -w 15 news.bbc.co.uk
traceroute to newswww.bbc.net.uk (212.58.226.79), 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
 1  router.happygiraffe.net (192.168.1.1)  2.667 ms  1.239 ms  1.230 ms
 2  192.168.0.1 (192.168.0.1)  3.446 ms  2.470 ms  2.003 ms
 3  l1.ar21.nildram.gs1.dsl.pipex.net (62.241.167.243)  10447.829 ms  11107.471 ms  9974.862 ms

Note that I had to increase the fucking timeout in order to register how bad it is.

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