[NCLUG] Broadband ISP options in Fort Collins

Michael Milligan milli at acmeps.com
Sat Jan 22 16:03:24 MST 2005

Brian Weaver wrote:
> Jim Ankrum <jimankrum at yahoo.com> [2005-01-17 07:40:52 -0800]:
>>--- Brian Weaver <brian at fcu.com> wrote:
>>>You can do the Qwest.net Internet basic for only
>>>$10.00 a month. That
>>>is of course on top of the $28 a month for the DSL
>>>line. Basic means
>>>you get an IP address and thats it, no email boxes,
>>>web storage, any
>>>of that. It was perfect for me, when all the local
>>>DSL ISPs I looked
>>>at wanted $20-$25/month, and I all care about is
>>>that I have an IP
>>I can second that. Static IP can be added for $5 a
>>month if I remember correctly.
> The other reasons I went with Qwest over FRII and others is because
> Qwest had no monthly traffic limit, and  it was one bill to pay vs 2.
> If there is a problem, either ISP or DSL line, it's one company to deal with,
> they can't get into a finger pointing game of DSL provider vs ISP who
> has the problem.

And that's the main reason I *didn't* use Qwest.  I had it once upon a 
time but their support was terrible, and they refused to allow me to 
configure the modem as a bridge (they basically had no clue how to do 
it).  The support folks at Forethought know what IP, ATM, BGP and 
Bridging mean.


Michael Milligan                                   -> milli at acmeps.com

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