[ale] Earthlink DSL
transam at cavu.com
Fri Jul 27 11:48:24 EDT 2001
Eric_Brubakken at aoncons.com wrote:
> DSL has finally came to my part of the world. Both BellSouth and
> Earthlink are offering service to my area at home.
> I've been reading the threads here about DSL vs cable and static IP's
> here lately. I'm going to take the easy way out for now and go with
> the static IP. BellSouth offers a static IP for about $119 a month (
> business ) and Earthlink offers static one for about $65 ( residential ).
> Since money is a object here, I think I'll give Earthlink a try.
> Does anyone have any experience with Earthlink ( aka Mindspring )
> using PPPoe? Would really like to hear both the good and the bad.
As has been discussed here, the PPPoe costs about 20% of your bandwidth
vs. other solutions over the same bandwidth-capable media. On the other
hand, it may be easier to configure. (Alas, at 17,000 feet from my
CO and having fiber in the way, I'm not a candidate for DSL and so must
suffer with the [in my opinion] DREADFUL AT&T/MediaOne cable connection
that goes out for a day or two at a time, forcing me to revert to
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