[svlug] Looking for DSL recommendations
zolli at cisco.com
Thu Jan 27 16:54:38 PST 2005
Joel Seidman wrote:
>I'm in Cupertino, and I'd like to get your current recommendations for
>inexpensive DSL service. This is for casual home use -- we currently use
>dial-up and want to move up. My main computer runs FC2 most of the time,
>occasionally W-98. We also have an old one that I'd like to connect but it's
>not essential; it runs NT4.0. I'm not looking for static IP, since that costs
>more and doesn't seem to benefit me.
>I've been looking at SBC/Yahoo and also DSLExtreme. Neither one explicitly
>supports Linux. That doesn't bother me too much since it looks like they would
>work (judging by archived list traffic), but if there're any others in the same
>price range that are known to have good customer service, esp. for Linux users,
They've been incredibly helpful, offer support for Linux, BSDs, etc. I
would suggest checking out the reviews on dslreports.com:
For customer service, they have an edge over speakeasy, which has become
a victim of its own success: they've grown too big.
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