The BBC have got themselves a change in the law to charge a licence fee if you use internet devices to watch BBC’s on-demand and catch up content. This was originally written before I restated my No TV declaration. Their web site makes it clear that mobile devices are covered by any licence paid irrespective of the billing address. Before discovering this, I was considering writing a browser extension to warn when accessing iplayer’s tv sub site, but I came to the conclusion that it will be better to program the hub to block the iplayer site. Here are my notes. Continue reading “Site Blocking”
This is not a good story, it seems v. opaque and I think they’re between regulatory regims, which means the subsidy is gone. Continue reading “Rural Broadband”
The UK’s premier provider of residential broadband services. This page holds my notes on their Fair Usage policy as at Autumn 2011. The comment documents BT’s transition to true unlimited. The page is now pretty much out of date.
On the 25th July (2012?), I started to document the performance of the line at home. This is held, originally in the comments, and on transition to this platform as the final comments on this page. . Continue reading “BT Broadband”
I bought a Mac Book Pro last week. 10th August 2009. I’ll probably write up some notes about how I get it to do a job of work. The first set of notes I need were the HTML editor. despite having already installed Open Office, which has an editor. This page is demised. Continue reading “My 1st Apple Mac”
BT are the largest provider of broadband lines in the UK. They provide a hub/router as part of the package. This
is was my bliki page detailing my use and knowledge about the hub, we’re talking V2. here. I cleaned the page up in March 2010, when I simplified the content on this page, mainly be shifting the Vista & Wifi stuff to “filesaveas.com”.
On 13th July 2013, I upgraded to BT Infinity, and my HH was replaced with a V4 Hub. This page is completely outdated. Continue reading “BT Home Hub”
The BT Home Hub supports dynamic and static i.e. file IP acquisition strategies for networked systems. It also permits the “fixing” of addresses to a dynamic client.
I have implemented dynamic but fixed addresses on my three servers. So note, we now have dynamic, fixed and static addresses. One needs to be clear when asking for help.
This was written about 2009 and is outdated. Continue reading “Implementing a DHCP Client with BT Home Hub 2.0”
I have a BT Studio 1100. The customer services line is 0870 605 8047, and open between Mon-Fri 0830-1800, Sat 1000-1600. I found the BT Customer Services omnibus page on Google.
14th August 2007