If this were a newspaper's website the editor would require evidence for a journalist's postings, this is O Level Journalism, but for a community forum we can post facts without declaring the source and opinions as we see fit (subject to the usual rules against libel, racism and suchlike).
True. Though the people reading the newspaper's website wouldn't. That's the end of the response to the quote so rest isn't aimed at you Mr Gooner.
Either way, okay, even though I've been accurate far more often than not I'll just not post anything that might be of interest to the forum and really can't be bothered with drama. Did try to come back, post a bit, help a bit, educate a bit and try and unwind. My mistake.
Will leave the place to complaints, whining, responses straight from Mr Broadbandings' scriptings, technically inaccurate nonsense and the resident BSer with whatever multi-terabit connection he claims to have connected to his mansion this week.
So my apologies for inconveniencing everyone by being rude enough to have a clue what I'm talking about and being willing to share things that might be interesting. Such a mystery why pretty much no-one with a clue or inside information posts in such a fine resource when the experience of debating with basement dwellers is so rewarding.
But I did note a post earlier from somebody not happy at getting a second user Hub 3, and rather than the customer focused approach implied in the article, I wonder if VM are simply approaching the bottom of the enormous pile of Hub 3s that they ordered a few years back?
Speaking for myself, I won't be in the queue for a Hub 4 any time soon - I don't need higher speed than my 200 Mbps line (indeed, probably not that even), there's too many complex and worrying problems reported round here given the tiny number of customers on 1 Gbps, and as far as I can see there's little advantage to me in risking another cheapskate VM hub that hasn't had its bugs ironed out. .
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@CarlTSpeak wrote: Some customers not on Gig1 will get a Hub 4 - helps make better use of the available capacity rather than having a gigabit or more of capacity from the 3.1 OFDM carrier being used by so few Gig1 subs you could fit them in a phone box.
I'm sure this is true because apart from the 3.1 argument I would assume that VM are now only having Hub4's manufactured. So logically people on lower tiers will at some point get Hub4's once VM no longer have SH3's to give people.
Out of interest, does anyone know if the Hitron business router has less lag than a SH3? My work ping test is better than home but although they're only 1/2 mile apart the Hitron doesn't work from home - I tried it.
I'm not claiming that the SH3 isn't the main hub because obviously it is. My point is that the cost of manufacturing a Hub4 is probably similar to a SH3 so it wouldn't make sense for VM continue buying in what will soon become a legacy product.
I've read that the Hub4 is backwards compatible so once they run out of SH3's my guess would be that they'd start giving out Hub4's.