[nycbug-talk] preferred home office 'net connection
okan at demirmen.com
Fri Mar 11 16:51:28 EST 2005
On Fri 2005.03.11 at 16:48 -0500, Aron Roberts wrote:
> 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.
ditto on speakeasy. great service and people too.
> In general you should expect to get advertised bandwidth minus expected
> TCP/IP overhead, etc.
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