[nycbug-talk] preferred home office 'net connection

Aron Roberts aron
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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