is anyone here using acanac.ca with linux ?
ekg_ab-FFYn/CNdgSA at public.gmane.org
Wed Jul 1 01:28:28 UTC 2009
--- On Tue, 6/30/09, Jamon Camisso <jamon.camisso-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> From: Jamon Camisso <jamon.camisso-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org>
> Subject: Re: [TLUG]: is anyone here using acanac.ca with linux ?
> To: tlug-lxSQFCZeNF4 at public.gmane.org
> Received: Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 11:55 AM
> Giles Orr wrote:
> > 2009/6/29 E K <ekg_ab-FFYn/CNdgSA at public.gmane.org>:
> >>> On 29-Jun-09, at 7:27 PM, Peter <plpeter2006-/E1597aS9LQAvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>> acanc seems to have a good deal for ADSL
> on dry pair
> >>> (or am I reading it wrong).
> >>>> I am curious if anyone is using them ?
> >> Yes, they got a good deal. But you also need a
> good deal of patience.
> >> EK
> > Could you elaborate on this? Have you used their
> specific service?
> > Another dry pair service? What were the
> > For those interested:
> > http://acanac.ca/NakedDSL.htm
> > Cost is stated as "$8 more" - presumably above and
> beyond regular DSL
> > service, and I'd guess you'd have to get the more
> expensive ADSL at
> > $30 per month. So yes, a good deal. Enough
> to make me think about
> > getting off my land line and actually getting a cell
> for the first
> > time in years. But I'm spoiled by teksavvy (when
> not disrupted by
> > Bell).
> > I'm also interested in Acanac's statement (http://acanac.ca/DSL.html):
> > "No Blocked Ports or Traffic Shapping" [sic]
> > They're still using Bell's lines, and Bell still does
> traffic shaping,
> > right? They can't prevent that, which means any
> claim of "no traffic
> > shaping" is a bit disingenuous. If your upstream
> provider does it,
> > just because you don't doesn't mean it's not
> > Or maybe they're telling the truth: since no one knows
> what "shapping"
> > is they can say with some surety that they're not
> doing it.
> Teksavvy just rolled out single and multilink mlppp, wonder
> if acanac
> offer it now too? (mlppp works around Bell's shaping).
It took them about a month to give me the 5Mpbs bandwidth they promised. I was connected at 3Mbps and getting 2.4Mbps for a month.
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