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Re: [vox] SBC Yahoo! DSL.



On Wednesday 28 January 2004 08:33 am, donw@examen.com wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 07:48:10AM -0800, Rod Roark wrote:
> > On Wednesday 28 January 2004 07:41 am, donw@examen.com wrote:
> > > Well, it looks like this is the cheaper of the two broadband options for
> > > my new midtown Sacramento apartment.  Does anyone here use this service
> > > under Linux and, if so, how's the setup?
> > 
> > If you can get SBC DSL, you have way more than two options
> > as SBC is obliged to make their facilities available to
> > other ISPs.  Start with http://www.dslreports.com/.
> 
> Oh, I'm aware of that, but they don't get too bad of a rap on
> broadbandreports.com (formerly dslreports.com), and I can get 1.5M DSL
> on a cheapie phone line for a grand total of less than $35 a month
> (they've got a promo going on for a one-year contract).
> 
> Do you have another ISP you can recommend that can come close to that
> ($50 or less is the target)?  I'm all for giving business to the local
> guys, but I'm going to be a starving student again in six months or so,
> and I'm trying to not spend money if I can avoid it.

I use both dslextreme.com and sonic.net, and both seem to
have what you want in your price range, with SBC equipment.

-- Rod

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