[kwlug-disc] Rogers Bandwith Limit - Consequences of exceeding?

Andrew Kohlsmith (lists) aklists at mixdown.ca
Sun Feb 1 16:27:18 EST 2009

On January 30, 2009 01:29:54 pm unsolicited wrote:
> Had to move from Golden, er, Execulink (Bell Wholesalers) because I'm
> too far from the C.O. Having received notice of speed increases, and
> not getting them, I inquired. They didn't think I could reliably get
> 1.5 Mbps (which I was getting at the time), so they (Bell, who
> services the lines) reduced me to 512 kbps. BA BYE!

Bell will set the port to whatever speed the reseller requests. I have done 
this numerous times for various customers.

> Last time I poked around, Bell may be shaping, but apparently only
> during prime time - something like 4:00 PM through 10:00 PM (midnight?).

Yes, and apparently enabling multilink PPP gets around this.


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