akabi at speakeasy.net
Thu Aug 26 18:08:06 UTC 2004
On Aug 26, 2004 at 17:52, Mike Markiw III in a soothing rage wrote:
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Adam Boettiger [mailto:adam.boettiger at pobox.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 05:41 PM
>> To: 'For users of Fedora Core releases'
>> Subject: Linux-friendly ISPs?
>> Do any of the major ISPs offer dialup or broadband access that is
>> compatible with Linux?
>> I searched and all I came up with were hosting account providers, not
>I use a DSL provider called Speakeasy, conveniently located at www.speakeasy.net.
>Their big selling point is that they give you full access to the internet,
>not just web and email. No port blocking, no monthly bandwidth caps,
>etc. They encourage you to run your own server (great for us!) and
>have no problem with home networks. In fact, Speakeasy rolled out a
>program last year that allows you to share a wi-fi network with your
>neighbors and if all parties agree, Speakeasy will split the bill
>accordingly among the participants.
>The best part is their tech support. I encountered a service outage
>once and even though I was sitting in front of a Red Hat 8 box at the
>time, the tech on the other end wasn't phased and we eventually
>tracked down the problem to the dsl modem.
... and as you can guess from my .sig, I am with Speakeasy too.
I'll second what Mike wrote. Speakeasy also offers dailup as a
backup as well.
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