finally getting round to getting back on the grid again and have 2 alternatives... use the landline with download speeds of a pathetic 1mb per sec or go satellite... what ae peoples experience of the UKTELECOM satellite system and are their any other alternatives???

"Pathetic 1mb download speed".... I remember when people thought 56 k dialup on AOL was fast !

I have a freebox and it normally manages about 1.5 mb/s for downloads, although I don't really download a lot.

There are a few satellite systems.. I think Nordnet is the biggest (

Is your place wired up for numericable? (coaxial connectors in the wall somewhere) This is often faster.

are you receiving?