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Reliable alternative to Movistar internet?
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We are in Caleta de Fuste, Campo de Golf, and have had Movistar ADSL Internet, through ‘copper’ fixed line for the near six years since we moved in. Although our service is for up to 10mbs, it rarely exceeds 3. I can just about live with this, but repeated problems over the past couple of weeks have made me want to review what we could now get instead. (Dropping out completely, no ‘Internet’ light on router. In response to phone calls and emails it returns for a few hours then goes again. New router installed, no change. Just gone again today, engineer will, apparently, call to arrange a visit..... and we just continue with no internet other than phones!)

Are there any other ADSL providers? How good nowadays are non-fixed line alternatives? We do need a service that supports watching tv via iptv (although cannot watch HD with Movistar signal!)

Fuerte WiFi have warned that our location in a geographical dip might be difficult for them, but I’ve asked them to have a look. Any alternatives recommended? I’d also consider a 4g router, but have a feeling they still don’t work too well for streaming...unless anyone knows better? Cost isn’t the issue, I am paying a fortune to Movistar already. Oh, I have checked, and fibre is not yet available on our bit of the golf course, sadly!

Any advice borne of experience would be hugely appreciated - thanks in advance!
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Best to wait, 5g will be a real sea change
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(14-01-2020, 12:06 AM)Zapparocks Wrote: Best to wait, 5g will be a real sea change

It would be nice to have 5g by the sound of it, but given that fibre has still not reached us in this urbanised area, I won’t be holding my breath! Dodgy
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(14-01-2020, 12:06 AM)Zapparocks Wrote: Best to wait, 5g will be a real sea change

Has anyone a time scale on this? Having said that I allegedly had a 5G connection about 6/8 months ago from Tiekom, absolute waste of time.
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