Should ISPs advertise broadband services that don’t – can’t – deliver what the ads promise? Of course they shouldn’t.
If you aren’t unemployed or self-employed, BT is choking your connection at the very times you’re most likely to use it.
On the subject of iPlayer’s bandwidth demands BT says “We believe there is a real issue that content owners like the BBC need to address.”
Maybe there is, but there’s an issue BT needs to address right now. Its advertising specifically says you can use Option 1 for iPlayer, and you can’t.