[kwlug-disc] YAK Internet + Home Phone deal for Kitchener

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sun Apr 25 21:01:15 EDT 2010


On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 8:10 PM, Kyle Spaans <3lucid at gmail.com> wrote:

> > It's 5Mbit.  I couldn't get the 10Mbit.  They may upgrade the C/O my
> > DSLAM is in in the future, which will allow me to go to 10Mbps.
>
> Hmm, I would suspect that you can still be throttled in that case. I talked
> to
> a local guy who does server colo and business internet services and he said
> that unless you're hooked up to the non-Bell DSLAM in the CO or Remote
> Office then that's where Bell is going to throttle you.
>
> I'm not saying you're lying about not noticing any throttling :), but
> please
> keep and eye out and let us know -- I'm very curious.
>

Yak runs their own DSLAM, and hence Bell cannot throttle anything.

In Colin's case, it is his home's distance to the CO that is the issue, not
Bell throttling.
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