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?


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