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    I was showing people round both Lakeside and Standard and it appears that Ethernet cables have been installed

    Freshers rejoice!
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    is that good is it??? i'm stupid when it comes to internet etc what dotes ethernet mean?
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    Cable, not wireless. They apparently did thousands of pounds of work on the internet situation this year (I was told during my training)
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    so that's good then? does it mean the speed is better?
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    (Original post by Smtn)
    I was showing people round both Lakeside and Standard and it appears that Ethernet cables have been installed

    Freshers rejoice!
    Impressive that they could even be bothered in the towers, it'd better be good then or they're going to be proper lynched :P
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    Can anyone in the towers explain what its like?
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    I've heard it's pretty good.
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    From Lakeside:

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    i just bought the £140 package in the end. works fine.
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    jealous!
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    Great news.

    What 'packages' are avaliable out of interest?
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    There is just one option it seems, £140 for the year
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    I just bought it (was leaching off the tv lounge's one, which also seemed to go down alot). Seems pretty fast.
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    (Original post by Broderss)
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    I just caved and paid my £140 since I got paid £450 of my grant today - I can get onto the Aston General Access from my room so I was reluctant, but whatever. Speedtest shows it was worth it:

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    It seems students will be more anti social this year
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    It says you can't stream on the site, but I've tried and it works very well.
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    I love the fact that in some cases it works better than in Lakeside
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    (Original post by FireDeuce)
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    muhahaha Ask4 rules I even managed to watch a BBC HD program streaming in 720p last night - I can't even do that on my 8 meg BT connection
 
 
 
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