[nycphp-talk] [0T] Comcast as ISP -- opinions?
aw at sap8.com
Tue Aug 21 16:03:57 EDT 2007
I happen to live in an area where FiOS is in direct competition with my
Comcast line, good news for me I got a good bump in connection speed. I
maxed out at about 64mbps the other day, insanely fast just to browse the
web. I know other people in the community also got a bump in speed as well
from Comcast as they don't want anyone to leave (so for the same price I get
a bump in speed, go consumerism!).
But I have also heard good things about FiOS but make sure your neighborhood
has access to it. Also in regards to your friends server David, I tried to
do that once with Verizon, they saw the bandwidth traffic and blocked the
port 80 incoming requests, that's when I called up and they said I was
violating my TOS when I decided to host a web server at a residential IP
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aw at sap8.com
From: talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org [mailto:talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org] On
Behalf Of David Mintz
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 3:13 PM
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Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] [0T] Comcast as ISP -- opinions?
FiOS isn't available to me yet but I will keep watching. What's RCN? In any
case it looks like Comcast has a monopoly on all non-DSL, consumer-type
broadband in my area. F... Fooie.
Many thanks to all.
On 8/16/07, Rob Marscher <rmarscher at beaffinitive.com> wrote:
On Aug 15, 2007, at 6:54 PM, David Mintz wrote:
> I am about to move, and considering dumping Speakeasy DSL for the
> sake of economy
If your new place has access to Verizon FiOS, I'd recommend that.
It's so fast!! A friend of mine runs a server successfully through
it using dyndns.org.
The subtle source is clear and bright
The tributary streams flow through the darkness
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