Re: slow isdn ??

Andrew McLaughlin / Info Sys Group (
Sat, 2 Dec 1995 19:12:58 -0800 (PST)

Who is your provider? Allied? Are they in California? I'm in the process
of installing ISDN and want to make sure I get a fast connection!


On Fri, 1 Dec 1995, newland wrote:

> Yessir, you can sure have a fast line and a slow server at the ISP.
> I have been through several ISP's and am fortunate to have one now
> that has fast, lightly loaded servers and even with a dialup
> connection things fly now, compared to all my past trials.
> You can tell if you have a loaded or slow server, if you get
> frequent pauses or variable download rates when retrieving big ftp
> downloads or images from internet sites using a browser. Occasionally
> you'll get a slow download from a site due to the site sending slowly,
> but generally this is not the case.
> Steve: Shop for another provider. You're getting robbed of the
> bandwidth you paid for with your line.
> > Hi! Your Internet service is "slow" with ISDN?? Hmmmm.....I was
> > going to get it too........Well, I see advertisements for setting up your
> > "own" Internet IP Web Site. I'm not sure that is what you are looking for.
> (snip)
> >> My friend has the same equipment as I do:
> >> a pc, trumpet winsock, isdn, cuseeme and quickcam. The internet is slow,
> >> however, and i want to know if I can bypass it.

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