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i feel conned

had to sign up to bt as there was no line in my old house, but was assured i could trans fer my contract when we moved,had problems with my ping on gaming but one of you guys helped. i,ve now moved house and was told i,d have to pay £130 reconnection fee or start a new 18 month contract, this was a con as my line and broadband were active the day BEFORE the engineer was due to arrive!!so now i,m locked into a new 18 month contract after the engineer called and did NOTHING!!and my broadband is rubbish(slower than dialup,wont connect to hotmail or BRITISH online gaming servers,which by and large are the only things i use computer for..............where do i go from here???????

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Re: i feel conned

I would suggest that you repost in the speed/connectrin section


then post the adsl stats from your router may need to 'show detail' to get all stats (if hub enter in your browser and navigate to adsl or use a-z, if netgear enter and run btspeedtester (MAC users may have problems) or,4740,5520 and post the results .

are you connected directly to the NTE5 master or test socket or to somewhere else? Do you have any phone extension sockets in your home?

Have you tried the quiet line test? - dial 17070 option 2 - should hear nothing - best done with a corded phone. if cordless phone you may hear a 'dull hum' which is normal

Someone may then be able to offer help/assistance/suggestions to your problem

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