[FoRK] Satellite Internet Service

Aaron Burt aaron at bavariati.org
Mon Mar 16 14:29:31 PDT 2009


On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 02:21:27PM -0700, Marty Halvorson wrote:
> I've finally decided that Qwest is never going to bring a high speed  
> cable to my part of Santa Fe county.  It would appear my options are:
> - Comcast the cable guys (but I'd likely have to subscribe for TV
>   also, and I don't want to do that.  Did it once for TV and was
>   very dissatisfied))

Check out http://comcastoffers.com for cheap promos.  If you don't want
to pay for a (subsidized) modem, they can be had on Craigslist.

> - Hughes.net for satellite connection
> - BlueSky.net for satellite connection

Slow downlink, very slow uplink, high latency, expensive.  And did I
mention the high laten--oh, right, just saw it in the laggy echoback.



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