newsgroups are fine for me - no restrictions and never has been
I have issue with newsgroups too.
speedtest shows i should have 50mb, but since before the weekend, im struggling to get a max of 20-30mb.
I also have un unchangeable IP
I have been getting a steady 90mb from easynews and newshosting.. I have had a 10mb drop since last sunday.
I am on unlimited usage for both and re signed bt last tuesday as I got the tv packages.
I've had problems for the last week as well, resulting in quarter or half speed. I'm using newshosting. I'm starting to think that BT are throttling the SSL ports. If I change to another server port it goes back up to a good speed but not full speed (7-8MB/s), but these are not SSL ports, which I would prefer.
yes mines newshosting too, used to get 50mb, now 15-20mb.
what the point of infinity if they are throttling us, not worth the £26
I'm using Giganews using SSL port 563 and max out my connection at 56Mb/s constantly.
Last month, to try to reduce costs, I did try NewsDemon for a couple of weeks and couldn't reliably get more than 30Mb/s out of their servers. I decided to stay with Giganews !!
I would suspect the News Provider rather than BT personally.