Phil Gregory wrote: > > * Bob Crothers <Bob2@cstoneindy.com> [2002-02-25 10:28 -0500]: > > I've got cable modem service and LOVE it. I am in the Noblesville area > > and on Insight cable. It has been much better than DSL. > > In my area (Baltimore region), cable service is the best value for > high-speed Internet access, but I and many other people I know have gotten > far too annoyed with Comcast to stay with them. This is largely the > result of Comcast's ever-encroaching terms of service. We're not allowed > to run servers, for instance. The most recent thing has been the > outlawing of NAT. Yes, NATting through a Comcast cable modem is against > their TOS and they're apparently putting together a department devoted to > detcting stuff like NAT. if you are running dhcp on your router, they should not be able to detect it.... > Yes, cable modems' peak download speeds tend to be higher than DSL, but > your bandwidth is shared with everyone else on your node and, in my > experience with Comcast, they don't partition their nodes very > effectively, so bandwidth is reduced noticeably at peak useage hours. > > Perhaps other Cable companies are better, but Comcast has very effectively > driven me to DSL. How long have you been using DSL? -- Brad Jensen firstname.lastname@example.org President Electronic Storage Corporation Tulsa OK USA 918-664-7276 LaserVault Report Retrieval & Data Mining www.Laservault.com www.eufrates.com - Add distance learning to your site with easy course preparation
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