[nycbug-talk] preferred home office 'net connection
Fri Mar 11 16:48:32 EST 2005
On Mar 11, 2005, at 4:29 PM, pete wright wrote:
> Hey ya'll,
> Since I've moved out to LA I've found that my cable network connection
> has been really slow compared to what I was getting in NYC. I've been
> contemplating getting a sDSL connection from a local ISP reseller but
> would like to hear the opinion from you all. I've never had a DSL line
> before, but I do know that they should not run into the same saturation
> issues that seem to be effecting me.
> I know a few of you all here have DSL, does it seem pretty stable (I
> know, I know this will varrry from teleco to teleco but still
> interested)? Also, the plan I'm looking at is 384k/384k for $70/mo.
> Should I expect to get that bandwidth reliably or has anyone noticed
> fluctuation in thier service.
The only provider I have used that gave me reliable bandwidth is
Speakeasy. I am sure there are other good ones out there. I have no
idea about your planned ISP.
In general you should expect to get advertised bandwidth minus expected
TCP/IP overhead, etc.
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