Hosting and Bandwidth [was] .......

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue Mar 20 17:16:41 CDT 2007


On Tuesday 20 March 2007 18:07, Jim Leonard wrote:
> Jay West wrote:
> > You are "barely" right, because you are only "barely" in the same
> > league as the bandwidth I was referring to. When you can buy 20mbps
> > sustained for $900, then call me would you please? When you say
> > "10mbit average" you're comparing apples to oranges.
>
> It was intentional -- most people here might want to host something
> themselves, not run an ISP.
>
> > More to the point, there is "good" bandwidth and "poor" bandwidth.
> > In my world, XO is considered bottom of the tier as to quality
> > bandwidth. They are cheaper than most and with very good reason.
>
> How do you determine "quality" bandwidth?

Latency, bandwidth and outages (quantity and duration) to other 
providers (and internally).

Pat
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