[nycbug-talk] preferred home office 'net connection
Fri Mar 11 16:56:20 EST 2005
On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 16:51 -0500, Okan Demirmen wrote:
> 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.
awesome thanks guys! this is the isp i'm checking out (it was suggested
to me by a local BUG member):
I guess the main issue I have is that I will have to get a landline
phone connection if I want DSL which might make it too expensive for me
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