[kwlug-disc] Im looking for a 100 meg connection
unsolicited at swiz.ca
Thu Dec 8 18:00:59 EST 2011
I suppose you could tomato multiple cable + dsl links.
notes what one guy was getting. His 4 'speed tests' avg.'ed about 46
Mbps. These numbers are single links, so 'bonding' them could get you
what you're talking about, sort of.
(Yes, apparently you can have multiple cable ISPs - one cable isp
doesn't consume all 'channels' available over the copper. Apparently.)
L.D. Paniak wrote, On 12/08/2011 4:15 PM:
> Hi Kyle,
> Sounds like you have done some homework on the Roger's 50+2 option. I
> had a salesdude at the door a couple months back trying to sell me that.
> After a few questions, his eyes glazed over and he promised to have
> technical support contact me with answers - but, in typical Rogers
> fashion, he/they failed to deliver.
> I was curious about throttling/cap rules on this kind of pipe. Any info
> on that? Also, are these numbers juiced with the "SpeedBoost" aka
> LatencyKiller and otherwise pretty plain?
> On Thu, 2011-12-08 at 16:00 -0500, Kyle Spaans wrote:
>> Ping the dude at kingstreetinternet.com, he's hoping to setup
>> fibre-to-the-home in KW.
>> Also ping the folks at the hackerspace, Kwartzlab.ca, some of them
>> there are in the ISP business locally.
>> If you're willing to sell your soul and dignity (kidding!), you can
>> get "Robber's" Cable up to 50Mbps down/2Mbps up here -- I will likely
>> start using this in January, *SIGH* :(
>> Another option is to enroll as a student at UW and live in one of the
>> apt-like on-campus residences. You get to use the university internet
>> that way. :^)
>> A company called Fibernetics does business internet stuff. So if you
>> run a business out of your home and are willing to pay them megabucks,
>> you could probably get a fibre connection.
>> Lastly, depending on the kind of downloading/uploading you are doing,
>> it may be much easier to put a server in a colo, or buy a VPS and use
>> that as your bandwidth "home base", and then do transfers between your
>> home and the server at a slower rate.
>> gl & hf
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