[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.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
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