[NCLUG] Broadband ISP options in Fort Collins

Brian Weaver brian at fcu.com
Sat Jan 22 16:43:34 MST 2005

Michael Milligan <milli at acmeps.com> [2005-01-22 16:03:24 -0700]:

> >
> >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.

Thats interesting, I'm using bridging right now with Qwest. I didn't
ask them anything, I just configured it and it worked.

Qwest does suck, but you still have to deal with them if you're on DSL
around here, I see no way around it unless you can do newedge or

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