comcast price check

Steven M. Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Sat Feb 21 11:02:21 CST 2009


On Sat, 21 Feb 2009 11:52:23 -0500
Steven King <sking at kingrst.com> wrote:

> I can't even get reliable home cable internet service from them. No
> way I would ever consider using them for transit. I would only
> consider a stub peer with them to help out the poor Comcast customers
> who are also trying to get to my data centers.
> 
I have decent (though of course by no means perfect) home
business-grade cable Internet from them.  I can download files from my
office at 13M bps disk-to-disk, though of course uploads are slower.
And their service people have been excellent since Verizon started
offering FIOS in my town...  (Yes, there have been glitches, most
amusingly when I started seeing 5-20% packet loss and 5-90% packet
duplication, and was told to clear my (Internet Explorer, which of
course doesn't run on BSD) browser cache...)


		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb




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