[SATLUG] Time Warner Update Yesterday.

Peter Cross pjcrux at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 17:31:47 CDT 2009


David I would also like to know how to setup this up via a wireless router
as you did.

*Cheers!*

Peter

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 10:17 PM, Herb Cee <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

> David Kowis wrote:
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>> Herb Cee wrote:
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>>> David Kowis wrote:
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>>>
>>>> bill wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Time Warner Cable Earnings Refute Bandwidth Cap Economics
>>>>>
>>>>> http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/04/time-warner-cab.html
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> GREAT ARTICLE. A snippet.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "The company claims its capped rates are fairer than flat rates because
>>>>> people who use less bandwidth stand to get a break as the company
>>>>> shifts
>>>>> its costs to others who use the network more."
>>>>> "There is only one small problem: A close look at Time Warner Cable's
>>>>> books shows no significant link between its high-speed data costs and
>>>>> network usage."
>>>>> "For 2008, the most recent period available, Time Warner Cable reported
>>>>> that its high-speed data costs actually declined by 12 percent to $146
>>>>> million. Meanwhile subscribers increased by more than 10 percent to 8.4
>>>>> million, and high-speed data revenues climbed to more than $4 billion.
>>>>> "
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "UPDATE: Since this article was first published, Time Warner Cable has
>>>>> updated its pricing scheme." SEE BELOW.
>>>>>
>>>>> "Bowing to Pressure, Time Warner Alters Broadband Caps"
>>>>>  http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/04/bowing-to-press.html
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> I remember reading about this a while ago, and I started up vnstat on
>>>> my router.
>>>>
>>>> http://shlrm.org/vnstat/
>>>>
>>>> Thar be my cumulative bandwidth usage for about a year, month by month.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Hey David can you tell me how to do that to see what I use on my DSL? I
>>> can run the CLI but only with someone supplying the code I still have
>>> that stuff to learn in the 80 to 100yr period of this trip. I would
>>> appreciate it.
>>> thanks
>>>
>>>
>>
>> I'm using vnstat, then there's some php scripts that can read the vnstat
>> output and produce the php page that you see.
>>
>> http://www.sqweek.com/sqweek/index.php?p=1
>>
>> There's the PHP scripts.
>>
>> Of course, you need to run this all on your router computer. Vnstat is
>> running on the interface to the world for me. So if you're behind a
>> wireless router or somethign like that, this will not provide results
>> for that, but only for the computer you're running vnstat on.
>>
>> Unfortunately, right now I don't have time to elaborate on how I set it
>> up, however, I can help with it after this weekend :)
>>
>> - --
>> David Kowis
>>
>>
> Deal, thanks, I am right to the router I will look up its old # but think
> it is that -4 not the 6 I never learned that yet. I will start reading in
> the morning sounds fun.
> thanks herb
>
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Cheers!

Peter Cross
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