We decided to go with Verizon.  The speed will be up to double what we had
before for $25/mo less.

-- 
Jeff Crosby
Dilgard Frozen Foods, Inc.
P.O. Box 13369
Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369
260-422-7531

The opinions expressed are my own and not necessarily the opinion of my
company.  Unless I say so.
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Kincer, Alan
> Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 4:06 PM
> To: Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries
> Subject: RE: Need a new ISP
> 
> If you call CDW and ask for their bandwidth sales department 
> they will do a good job of finding the best deal in your area 
> for T1 or other high-speed.
> 
> In our case they arranged for Sprint T1 at a price lower than 
> our previous connection which was a 256k frame relay (uggh!). 
> Turned out that the economics of Internet connectivity had 
> shifted dramatically over the years and our service provider 
> never bothered to disclose this until we told them we were leaving.
> 
> CDW rep did better on price than us doing it ourselves on 
> broadband.com.
> They and Sprint a lot of the "hand-holding" too (shipped us a 
> preconfig'd router for free) so if you're busy this is a big 
> plus. Our T1 has been rock-sold since we got it about half 
> year ago and the billing works out to where we do not receive 
> a separate "local-loop" bill from out telco (it's still there 
> but we just send the whole payment to Sprint).
> 
> Deals change with the area you're in which is why you're 
> better off calling CDW and letting them show you how it all 
> shakes out among the top competitors. Don't mean to sound 
> like a billboard for CDW but they did a great job.
> 
> Just my 2¢
> 
> Alan
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Gibbs [mailto:david@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 3:33 PM
> To: Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries
> Subject: Re: Need a new ISP
> 
> > Any suggestions where to go for a new ISP?  This is NE 
> Indiana which 
> > is Verizon (The DSL line is provided by Verizon.)
> 
> I'm using Covad for my 768 SDSL line and have no complaints.
> 
> Dunno if SBC is available in your area, but if they are ... I 
> highly recommend them.  I ordered 1500/256 ADSL service from 
> them and was live in
> 2 days.  Plus, they provide extraordinary online support via 
> the SBC forum on Broadband Reports 
> (http://www.dslreports.com/forum/ilec,am).
> 
> david
> 
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