Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 43879
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2021/12/03 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2006/8/2-6 [Computer/Networking] UID:43879 Activity:nil
8/2     So my deal with SBC is up in a few weeks and I'm thinking of
        switching over to Speakeasy DSL, as it costs the same as what I'm
        paying now, gives me twice the bandwidth, and has no landline
        (which I rarely use on SBC). Any previous experiences with
        Speakeasy to speak to their character? --michener
        \_ Speakeasy's great. I've had DSL with them for over 6 years
           and don't have any complaints.
        \_ No. -proud American
           \_ Speakeasy had been great.  Over the last two years, they've
              grown more and more incompetent, and they can't seem to be
              able to swing decent service contracts with their telco
              pairings.  The last time I tried to get an install, I ended
              up missing 3 days of work because they couldn't give me the
              right DATE for the installer.  Not the wrong time, the wrong
              \_ I've had good service from Speakeasy itself, but I've had
                 similar problems with their LEC pairings. When I moved,
                 Covad forgot to turn off my old tap, so I was getting billed
                 twice; when I complained to Speakeasy, Covad shut off my new
                 line and left the old one in place. I was down for a couple
                 of weeks. Speakeasy did all they could, though, including
                 giving me a free month's service. The nice thing about them
                 is that I can call and say "your DNS servers are broken" and
                 have the person I'm talking to actually know what I'm saying,
                 instead of asking me to reboot my modem a la SBC. -gm
        \_ Go with AOL.  They are the best.  -proud Midwesterner
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