[TriLUG] OT: TIME WARNER ANNOUNCES INTRODUCTION OF PACKET SHAPING TECHNOLOGY NATIONWIDE
william at trilug.org
Mon Jun 11 18:05:05 EDT 2007
Interesting. I'll keep that in mind should I ever have a chance to use
On Mon, 11 Jun 2007, Ed Hill wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 14:42:50 -0400 (EDT) William Sutton wrote:
> > I've had Comcast in Alabama and Virginia for 3-4 years now. I had
> > TWC for 3-4 years in NC. On the whole TWC impressed me as more
> > clueful and servicable. Examples of Comcast's cluelessness:
> > I HATE Comcast. I wish I had a viable alternative. And to think
> > that I see commercials telling me how much of an innovater the cable
> > industry is.
> Yes! We had the same experience with Comcast. The Windows-only setup
> was junk--especially as we moved from one location to another and had
> to re-setup each time.
> When FIOS came to our neighborhood I called Comcast and asked if they
> would match the FIOS terms and save us the hassle of switching over.
> The salesperson told us our suggestion was a non-starter and we should
> either take it (their rates and terms of service) or leave it. So, we
> When we returned our cable equipment to the local office they begged
> us not to leave and offered to match or beat any competitor. We
> laughed and explained how they already had their chance and blew it.
> Good riddance! FIOS is much nicer from both a networking speed and a
> TV-User-Interface point of view.
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