[TriLUG] OT - Some TWC Questions
James c. Jones
jonesjc at intrex.net
Mon Dec 17 12:02:29 EST 2007
I can give you contact information for time-warner business class
representatives, if you want.
They were able to explain it all to me.
Jos Purvis wrote:
> Somewhat offtopic, but I figured this is the list to ask, since a lot
> of people have TWC. Here's my sitch: we have overpriced Verizon
> business DSL, and I'm considering ditching it in favor of
> Time-Warner's business cable service (thinking about business-class
> service after hearing about their bandwidth squashing for Bittorrent
> users). Couple questions, though, for those that have it or have
> researched it, since their business-class site is pretty useless:
> 1) What are the prices & speeds like? I'm curious if these are
> equivalent to their consumer class service or if they're lower speed
> with higher SLAs.
> 2) Do they do port filtering, VPN blocking, or Bittorrent
> squashing/QoS on the lines? Curious if I'm going to have to head to
> the office to download the latest distro updates or get work done.
> I'm in Durham, if it makes a difference--dunno if their services vary
> by area. Would welcome any input; feel free to message me privately if
> you prefer rather than tying up the list, or reply to the list if you
> think it's generally useful.
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