[SATLUG] Looking for another ISP

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Wed Jan 23 10:16:38 CST 2008


I should add that we need more the upload than the download speed.
So while I am even willing to take a small hit on the download, I
do want more upload speed - say around 2 or more Mbits.

-borries
> 
> Good morning all. I'd like to get input from the community about the
> various ISPs in town. Here at the HSC, we have a contract with Time
> Warner to provide business class speeds at a low price per month. The
> speed is roughly 10 down, 1 up. While this is good, the up speed
> really caps what we can do from home. We do a lot of Access Grid
> conferences, VNC and application development from home to campus and
> we really need more up speeds.
> 
> While surfing the TWC page, I found they are now offering a business
> rate of 15 down, 2 up. I called our contact here for TWC and they said
> this was available for $499.95 month! Possibly they could add it to
> our existing contract which would drop the price to around $400 a
> month. This is 11 times more a month than what we pay now and a
> totally unacceptable price.
> 
> What I'd like to know is are there any other companies in town that
> offer similar speeds for a reasonable cost?
> 
> 
> -- 
> Jeremy Mann
> jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
> 
> University of Texas Health Science Center
> Bioinformatics Core Facility
> http://www.bioinformatics.uthscsa.edu
> Phone: (210) 567-2672
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