[kwlug-disc] Local ISP No Limits and No Usage Charges

Oksana Goertzen ogoertzen at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 17:55:32 EDT 2011


I've also been using Teksavvy and have had literally no problems with
their service.  I have also been using Unlimitel.ca for my phone.  I
logged into their site today and see that they have been purchased by
Primus!  ... so I will take a serious look at EyeSurf now.

Cheers, Oksana


On 28 May 2011 13:26, Steven Blatchford <sblatchford at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I have been using Teksavvy and have had no problems.  When I lived in
> downtown Kitchener I was getting 500kB/s down and 50kB/s up.  Now I live
> on the outskirts of Guelph and get 450kB/s down and 20kB/s up.  For
> $4/month they allow you to set MLPPP on your connection.  This allows
> one to bond multiple DSL connections.  It also bypasses Bell's
> throttling that occurs between 4:30pm and 1pm -- I believe it is.  This
> works even if you have just one DSL connection. Recently they started
> offering cable internet access, which I would like to try.
>
> For phone I use voip.ms and have no complaints.  I believe it's less
> than a cent a minute and DIDs are $1.50/month.  Before this I used
> Unlimitel which was an awful experience, to say the least.
>
> -steve
>
>
> On 12:59 Sat 28 May, Oksana Goertzen wrote:
> >Hi Eric,
> >
> >Are you still happy with your service on EyeSurf?  I've had a few other
> >people at work inquiring about isp options.
> >
> >
> >
> >Thanks, Oksana
> >
> >
> >On 1 March 2011 11:04, Eric Gerlach <eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca> wrote:
> >
> >> Pretty smoothly.
> >>
> >> Bell didn't come out to set up the new loop before Eyesurf did, so
> >> that caused a bit of a hiccup.  Speeds are the same as before (I can
> >> only get about 2Mbps at my location on DSL), and the phone service is
> >> working, too.
> >>
> >> We're now paying $56/mo (taxes in) for phone+internet, and I'm pretty
> >> happy about that.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >>
> >> Eric
> >>
> >> On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 1:45 AM, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net>
> wrote:
> >> > Hi Eric,
> >> >
> >> > How did it go?
> >> >
> >> > - Chris
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 03:18:43PM -0500, Eric Gerlach wrote:
> >> >> I will have switched to EyeSurf on the 15th and can give a report
> >> >> shortly thereafter.
> >> >>
> >> >> Cheers,
> >> >>
> >> >> Eric
> >> >>
> >> >> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net>
> >> wrote:
> >> >> > On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 03:10:04PM -0500,
> keithclark1966 at gmail.comwrote:
> >> >> >> Someone mention on here a local (to K-W) isp that did not charge
> >> usage
> >> >> >> charges and had no limits on bandwidth because they had their own
> >> >> >> equipment. ?I cannot seem to find the name of the company again.
> >> >> >> Could anyone help me out here?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Yak and EyeSurf were mentioned in the threads, but I don't know of
> >> anyone
> >> >> > who has switched yet. ?So your mileage may vary.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > I think we're waiting to see what the CRTC decides, before relaxing
> or
> >> >> > exploding. :-)
> >> >> >
> >> >> > - Chris
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
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