[opensource] Local ISPs

AP Fritts fritts.11 at osu.edu
Tue Oct 9 15:29:10 EDT 2007


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On 10/9/07, Daniel Murry <murry.8 at osu.edu> wrote:
> I'm a huge fan of WOW, at least compared to Time Warner.
>
> I had them for 3-4 years when I lived in Columbus.  I did notice that their
> dns servers would become painfully slow at times...  You do have to be
> careful and make sure you order the correct speed package, because they have
> a really cheap one they advertise all the time that is only like 115 kbps
> down.  I think I paid $74 month for basic analog cable with a box (the box
> has a crude guide system, but it worked) and the 4mbps internet.  You can
> haggle with them a bit to get the price down using Time Warner as a
> reference/threat.
>
> I also had Time Warner for a year and I battled with disconnect issues the
> whole time.  I'd rather stay connected all the time than worry about up/down
> speed issues.
>
> -Dan
>
>
>  On 10/9/07, Peter Dietz <dietz.72 at osu.edu> wrote:
> > I'm looking for that same thing, we have timewarner/roadrunner cable (tv +
> internet) and its about $120 monthly, and we still fight about who has to go
> restart the modem this time....
> >
> > I think AT&T Yahoo DSL availble, though it is likely slow. And I believe
> WOW offers service in the area also.
> >
> > OSU offers a buck 95 dialup, which I'm sure is a rock-solid performer
> http://www.osuweb.net/
> >
> >
> > ...but thats all I've been able to find in the area
> >
> >
> > On 10/9/07, Wyatt < trent.arms at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I'm looking for ISPs in the (campus) area.  Maybe one, maybe a
> combination of a few, but the major requirement is good up- and down-stream
> bandwidth and the ability to have multiple lines.  Good service and
> equipment, or at least service and equipment significantly above rock-bottom
> (Time Warner) would be nice as well.  Does anyone have any recommendations?
> > >
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> Daniel Murry
> Industrial and Systems Engineering
> The Ohio State University
>
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