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

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Mon Feb 2 18:26:17 EST 2009


Andrew Kohlsmith (lists) wrote, On 02/02/2009 3:14 PM:
> On February 2, 2009 11:07:35 am Rashkae wrote:
>> If you have DSL available, you can choose just about any ISP you want.
>> However, if DSL is not a choice for you, but Rogers is, I want to point
>> out that Rogers Business Internet is neither capped nor throttled.
>> There's some traffic shaping that hampers plain Bittorrent, but Azureus
>> slices through it like a hot knife through butter.
> 
> Already looked into this.  Rogers will NOT provision a commercial cable modem 
> at a residential address.  Doesn't matter if I have a home based business, 
> they look up the address and if the zoning is residential, you ONLY have 
> residential.
> 
> I've considered buying a modem, installing it at a business and then MOVING 
> the modem to my house, but I haven't actually tried it yet.
> 
> I have to agree; the business cable modem at the office here is very good.

Would that actually help? Surely the residential / business, cap / 
don't cap, trigger is not the modem. Surely?

Perhaps the trigger is whatever the cable equivalent to a DSLAM is?



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