[olug] best broadband option?
jjmollner at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 19 19:14:23 UTC 2003
Officially cox doesn't allow servers but they generally don't care as long
as you don't use too much upstream bandwidth. I have learned that >2
gigs/week upstream will get you warned.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Pfile" <daniel at pfile.net>
To: "Omaha Linux User Group" <olug at olug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: [olug] best broadband option?
> I've heard from a 3rd person that quest cable modems are really bad.
> Perhaps Mac Petras can comment?
> I like cox, but they don't let you run a server... (I ssh into home and
> sometimes run other services on different ports, but they do watch
> traffic) DSL is ok and available most places, but it's slow and
> expensive compared to cox. Especially since you'll have to go with a
> premium provider that allows servers.
> Oh, and welcome to Nebraska. I'm a transplant myself, along with about
> 50% of the city it seems. What brings you here?
> -- Daniel
> On Tuesday, August 19, 2003, at 12:01 PM, Brandon Lederer wrote:
> > I've heard quest cable modems are the best.... but you gotta live
> > between fort and harrison, west of 680, i believe. I am not unhappy
> > with Cox cable modem service.... but i hate the 100 dollar cable bill.
> > Service with cox has GREATLY improved.
> > Larson, Timothy E. wrote:
> >> I'm sure this is a question that gets asked a lot. What's the best
> >> option for broadband in Omaha, in terms of value and service? Also,
> >> I'd like to run a small server from home. If there are any providers
> >> that allow it and don't charge an arm and a leg for the static IP,
> >> that would be good to know. What options are available?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Tim the soon-to-be Nebraskan
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