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# 16415 9-Oct-2007 14:35
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I received the following email from Woosh promising better Wireless Broadband speeds and coverage.

Let's hope it's going to mean a big difference in speed for us all.


Subject: Woosh Network Upgrade - Your help needed

Dear Customer

At Woosh we are currently upgrading our network to deliver better speeds & coverage for your benefit.

However, we need the help of a small group of customers, including you, to assist us.

The good news is that what we need is very simple!

If you leave your modem permanently switched on, could you please switch it off overnight at the wall  sometime in the next few days; OR If you don't use your Woosh connection often, could you please connect to the Woosh network  sometime in the next few days for at least 15 minutes.

That's it!

Thank  you in advance for you help.

If we can help you in any other way please don't hesitate to call us on 0800 4WOOSH (0800496674) between 8am to 9pm / 7 days.


Kathryn Dunn

Customer Services Manager

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  # 90393 10-Oct-2007 08:17
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I'll believe that when I see it..



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  # 90425 10-Oct-2007 11:14
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Just recently noticed on the Woosh ftp site ( that there is an updated version of their P1D / PCMCIA Firmware for download which takes my PCMCIA card up to Firmware rev  Not sure of any improvements tho....

Also they have a firmware upgrade for the NetGear MBR 814 Router, on but I don't the Source which is against the GPL as these routers are running Linux after all ;P....


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  # 91428 17-Oct-2007 22:56
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Woosh have been experimenting with new firmware to try and make the network go faster. It has been causing major issues with some equipment and causing call quality issues with voice, they have got it over 2mb with the new soc 2 modems. The voice issues may mean a roll back to old firmware.

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