[mythtv-users] OT: Cable Modems...

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Sep 25 22:46:24 UTC 2007

David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Sep 25, 2007, at 3:20 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
>> Since I run servers I want fast outbound speed. I presently have 3Mb
>> inbound and 1Mb outbound on a "business" connection, but I'd like to
>> have better upload speed, which my cable operator presently claims  
>> they
>> can't give me.
>> Obviously the answer would be a T1, but that $400/month charge  
>> holds me
>> back.
> If you live close enough to the central office, SDSL is your answer.   
> Last I checked Speakeasy was willing to sell me 1.5 Mbps SDSL for  
> about a third the price of a T1.  (Not that I need it.  But it did  
> make me wonder why anyone pays for a T1 anymore.)

For just data the way most of us ise it I agree, but if you're running
voice channels and want a PRI or BRI I think T1 is still the way to go.

Does anyone still use T-delivered Frame relay any more (as opposed to a
56K line)?


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