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UK Mirror sites with Bovine Telecom (BT) really SLOW

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    UK Mirror sites with Bovine Telecom (BT) really SLOW

    Hi there

    Downloading LEGAL software from UK mirror site University of Kent - Gave up it's TOO slow -- showed it would be nearly 4 hrs !!! to download a 1.2 GB download of Linux mint QIANA (17).

    Logged on to Iceland mirror -- 28 Mins for the same thing even though I'm currently in the UK and having to use Bovine Technology (BT's) ISP non cable service.

    Seems a bit strange that a primary Mirror service like University of Kent (UK) has such a slow download service !!!

    Next time you guys want to download something - the nearest or most obvious mirror isn't always the best one to use !!!!


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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    BOVINE Telecom? That sounds about right...
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