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Tuesday, 29 November 2005

Grrrr ... Broadband problems

I lost my Broadband network connection a couple of hours ago and have spent a pretty frustrating evening trying to establish whether it was my PC or ADSL modem, or any of the connections here that was at fault. I had come to the conclusion that everything was fine here, but then discovered that the ISP technical help telephone lines were either busy, or cutting out - it seemed clear that their telephones were swamped, so I began to realise that the problem must be a network one and nothing to do with me ....

.... and with that, after about two hours, my Broadband connection suddenly fired up again. Eventually I got through to the ISP technnical help service and a recorded message to tell me they are aware of connection problems with the network in my area and are in process of trying to sort them out, so at least things seems to be getting back to normal. Now, though, I am hungry and am going off to get dinner.

This message has been brought to you by a somewhat frustrated (!!) ....

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