[ale] [OT] A vent and whine - ignore with dignity
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 21:59:41 EDT 2010
Ha, ha! If it makes you feel any better, I was vying for symmetric 10Mbps
about 10 years ago but bellsouth backed down on the fiber line run. They ran
the conduit and installed a new "green pole" at my driveway and wimped out
on the headend costs. At that time I had dual 64k ISDN and a new DSL line
was installed instead. I think I got 1M/128k for half the cost of the dual
It really does matter what that last mile is. Being "too far out" has it's
ups and downs. Yours are slow :-)
Look at bonding a pair of those lines using the routing features in a linux
On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 8:25 PM, Tom Freeman <tfreeman at intel.digichem.net>wrote:
> Being immensely childish at this point - picture a grandparent on the
> floor screaming, crying, pounding fists and feet against the floor, to
> tune of "I hate you I hate you I hate you". 8-)
> That's me (10/3M vs 144k symmetric - sheesh!)
> On 06/19/2010 04:34:51 PM, Jim Kinney wrote:
> > I've got a dsl with 10M/3M. Rock solid reliable.
> > On Jun 19, 2010 3:42 PM, "Tom Freeman" <tfreeman at intel.digichem.net>
> > wrote:
> > Jim
> > Being snoopy - but what is your SpeakEasy bandwidth? Won't do me a
> > lick
> > of good, but I'm nosy.
> > Feel free to not respond.
> > On 06/19/2010 01:41:06 PM, Jim Kinney wrote:
> > > I feel your frustration, brother. I can chop my bill...
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James P. Kinney III
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