[SATLUG] Time Warner Corralling bandwidth use

bill barmstrong at satx.rr.com
Wed Apr 8 13:53:49 CDT 2009

Go to the first meeting of the week, not the B Session. Sign up to
speak. You can speak about any subject. Make sure you fill out the book
correctly or you will be the last to be heard, if even then.

On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 13:41 -0500, ed wrote:
> 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?
> Cheers;
> Ed
> > 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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