[SATLUG] Time Warner Corralling bandwidth use

ed horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 13:41:31 CDT 2009

James Tiner wrote:
> UTHSCSA doesn't use RR. They do use Time-Warner but that is a different
> division from RR. Caps being mentioned are for residential users of RR
> and not the Business Class (at least as I understand it) and of course
> the division that does T1 and higher (what UTHSCSA has) is definitely
> not affected. 
> Still sucks though and the only way to change it is to vote with your
> dollars. Of course, if you can talk city council into not allowing any
> new cables to be run in San Antonio unless they eliminate caps, then
> that is an option as well.  
It just might at that...  When does City Council have open meetings?

> On Tue, 2009-04-07 at 19:37 -0500, Borries Demeler wrote:
>>> I best stop here, the other sysadmins had to hear me go on for an hour
>>> about this last week.  So just remember if you drop them let them know
>>> why you did.....55 bucks for 40GB's.......
>>> Sean
>> I agree, it is pathetic. The UTHSCSA made some deal with TW for commercial
>> grade service. We have had it for years and it has worked quite well. If
>> they start metering it I will do everything I can to have the University
>> find a different contract partner. This is not what I signed up for.
>> -b.

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