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

Steven Blatchford sblatchford at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 20:59:51 EDT 2011


Hey Oksana,

If you liked unlimitel.ca then take a look at http://voip.ms.  They give
all sorts of free services via their webgui.  For example, one can have
a DID ring a softphone/ATA, if not answered then ring a cell DID, if not
answered then go to voicemail.  You can even then have the voicemail
sent to an email address (which I get on my phone).  I've found them
night and day in comparison to unlimitel.ca

-steve


On 17:55 Thu 02 Jun, Oksana Goertzen wrote:
>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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