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Old 01-30-2010, 03:11 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by propr'one View Post
Teksavvy doesn't lease lines to anyone. All copper is owned by mabell.
my mistake ..i though it did because i went to those speed tests, it read my ip and said "teksavvy solution" so i guessed my company leased lines from them.. guess not.. lolll but ya..
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Old 01-30-2010, 03:16 PM   #17
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^^they can still get their internet access through them. I.E. PPPOE login will be to teksavvy backbone, and you'll be routed through their switches, but the actual physical copper is (and probably always will be) owned by bell.

Wiimax 4G. Lets hope someone provides GTA residents with a real broadband solution.
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Old 01-30-2010, 11:48 PM   #18
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rogers got 25 mbs for 70$... im thinking of upgrading considering i got 10mbs for 60$
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Old 01-31-2010, 01:33 PM   #19
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yeah i also have 10 mbs and downloaoding is FAST!

25 for 70??? Gotta check it out!
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Old 01-31-2010, 02:33 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by AMG_POWER View Post
yeah i also have 10 mbs and downloaoding is FAST!

25 for 70??? Gotta check it out!
yeah I just got that last week, d/l is slightly faster on torrents, and the cap is at 125gigs a month instead of the 95gigs that I was going over every month on the Extreme package, they also raised the limit for going over your cap, it use to be $25 max, now it's $50 max.

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Old 01-31-2010, 03:01 PM   #21
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Keep your eyes open for a company called Cogeco. They are bigger in the west end (mostly for TV services), but have put themselves in a position to potentially branch out across the G.T.A. offering Fiber-optic internet.

At my office my internet is 100Mbit up & down. The actual speed realized is more like 30-40kb/s during office hours. I regularly see 1.5 - 2 MB/s when downloading with Vuze or Utorrent.

I can't comment on their residential services but on the business side, no throttling, no data caps, 99.9% up time.

We used to load balance over 5 separate connections.
This was the best I.T. move our company has made.
any idea on costs? My company is load balacing on 3 connections. Wondering if this would be a better option.
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^ it all depends on your location & if there is fiber near you.

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