[Wlug] [OT] Internet Service Provider

Jason Couture plaguethenet at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 07:10:01 EST 2011


If you do decide to get charter make sure you get one of the Motorola
surfboards. I've had alot of problems with their other modems. If a tech is
installing it just ask for it and he'll go to his truck and grab one.
On Nov 23, 2011 9:52 PM, "Aaron Haviland" <orion at parsed.net> wrote:

> Chuck Noyes wrote, on Nov 23, 2011 at 18:13 EST:
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I'm getting fed up with Verizon's inability to fix their DSL service -
> it's been
> > incredibly slow for the last couple of months. Customer support has been
> no help.
> > So, I'm curious what ISP people like (and don't like). I'd prefer a
> local one, but
> > at this point, I'm not fussy. I'm looking for something reliable. We
> have Charter
> > as the cable TV provider. I don't know if I want to go that route.
>
> I cannot get DSL where I live (too rural), and my town is contracted with
> Charter for
> Cable, so my options are limited here, but when I lived in Somerville a
> few years
> back, I had service from Cyberonic. I liked them mostly because they were
> local.
> They're in Worcester, and I actually signed up with them in-person. Got a
> free mug.
> But that was years ago...
>
> Where I live now has had Charter for about 9 years now, and we've even had
> the same
> (rented) SB4100 cable modem the whole time. It's only DOCSYS 1.1, but we
> get the
> speeds we're paying for, and the old hardware works fine, so we don't
> complain (nor
> have we had to). I haven't had to deal with Support in years.
>
> --
> Aaron Haviland
>
>
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