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Old 19-11-2008, 11:03 AM
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Default Internet without phone line?

Is there an viable options available to me for internet without a phone line?

I am a heavy internet user with lots of downloading etc so a dongle is not really viable.

Any Ideas?
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Old 19-11-2008, 11:37 AM
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that'll be no then
lots of downloading = decent wired(or cabled) isp
virgin media cable may be able to supply wires only, if available in your area
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Old 19-11-2008, 11:41 AM
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There is such a thing as satellite internet, but I think it's really expensive and aimed at companies rather than individuals.
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Old 19-11-2008, 12:32 PM
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OK great, thanks for answering
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Old 19-11-2008, 12:36 PM
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You can buy internet sticks through some companies. Orange and vodafone do off the top of my head. You can have monthly contract or payg.
Not sure if that helps
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There is such a thing as satellite internet, but I think it's really expensive and aimed at companies rather than individuals.
satellite downlink (fast), phone uplink(slow), line or mobile required


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You can buy internet sticks through some companies. Orange and vodafone do off the top of my head. You can have monthly contract or payg.
Not sure if that helps
OP mentioned no dongle (mobile bband) solutions
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Old 19-11-2008, 6:18 PM
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Piece of string?
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Piece of string?
...with a tin can on each end works well as a phone, but start screaming data down it and you'll soon get a sore throat!
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Old 19-11-2008, 6:25 PM
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Virgin Media Broadband only : http://allyours.virginmedia.com/webs...duct.do?id=227
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Old 19-11-2008, 6:25 PM
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yeah I have virgin broadband and no land line, costs me 11 a month and I got about 50 back from quidco when I signed up - dot know if thre is any quidco on it now.
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Old 21-11-2008, 9:01 PM
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOO not VIRGIN BLOODY MEDIA again. I dont think I can handle it the amount of times I have cursed them, I'd rather get a phone line!

Thanks everyone for the info
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