[SATLUG] Looking for another ISP

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 10:20:58 CST 2008


I checked Grande and they don't offer service in our zipcode. The
online search page doesn't show anything for 78249.

On Jan 23, 2008 10:16 AM, Borries Demeler <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> 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?
> >
> >
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> > Jeremy Mann
> > jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
> >
> > University of Texas Health Science Center
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> > http://www.bioinformatics.uthscsa.edu
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Jeremy Mann
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