dave.hall at skwashd.com
Sun Mar 29 08:53:59 BST 2009
> On Sat, 2009-03-28 at 22:41 +1030, squareyes wrote:
> > Thanks for the suggestions,
> > unfortunately cannot use Internode for broadband, no access here, can
> > access Telstra NextG wireless, but don't
> > feel like mortgaging my house to pay for it. Extremely expensive.
> > After my dial up experience getting dropped off 36 time between Jan 26
> > and March 26, (stopped logging disconnects after dialog with Telstra)
> > would rather not any more to do with Telstra than I have to, besides
> > with satellite I can dump my land line, which I would have to keep if
> > I went Next G wireless. In my area I have to have a NextG mobile,
> > normal mobiles have no coverage.
> > May still buy router from Internode though, have been very happy with
> > their service, sorry to be leaving them.
I am in an area where I can only get Satellite or a HSDPA service. I
went with Optus. I wouldn't recommend them to others. I am not sure
what satelite services you are looking at, but generally the latency is
so bad voip isn't an option. I am not a big fan of Telstra, but they do
have the best HSDPA network in the country - by a country mile :)
When I looked at it a sat service with decent speed and quota was as
expensive if not more expensive than Telstra's Next G products. Their
wifi router is pretty decent too, we used one at StixCampNewstead a few
weeks back and there were no complaints from the 50 or so geeks there.
VoIP works well over the next G network too
Don't just reject an option cos there is the orange T on the box :)
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