[svlug] Is there a GOOD source for web-based email?

Walter Reed walt at hubinternet.com
Thu May 11 14:52:15 PDT 2000


Many ISP's offer IDSL (DSL delivered with ISDN like lines) for WELL under 200.
I have this service at home since I'm out of the normal range for DSL.
It's at 144K rate bidirectional.

On Thu, May 11, 2000 at 02:01:13PM -0700, J C Lawrence wrote:
> On Thu, 11 May 2000 14:48:44 -0700 (PDT) 
> Tin Le <tin at le.org> wrote:
> 
> > Ah, ok.  Thanks.  In my experience, I've found that I know more
> > about network than the Tier 3 and _some_ Tier 2 even ISPs.  But
> > then I used to run a Tier 3 ISP myself.
> 
> True, and rather scary besides.
> 
> I got lucky and got a sugar daddy deal at Zocalo for my colo.
> They're a leased lines/connectivity shop and don't do colo at all
> (except that I'm good friends with a chap who is good friends with
> the owner of Zocalo).  
> 
> Bill Woodcraft, Zocalo owner, most definitely knows his networking.
> 
> > For $200/month, I think I'll explore alternatives.  I used to have
> > a 56K Frame Relay installed at my house 5 or 6 years ago.  
> 
> The price hasn't gone down that much, sadly.  Your best deal may be
> to try for Centrex ISDN (some/many ISPs are dropping their rates
> bigtime as that market disappears in favour of DSL and they're stuck
> with the equipment/contracts etc).
> 
> -- 
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