On 23 Jan 2008, at 23:14, Conor McDermottroe wrote:
> Conor Wynne wrote:
>> Anyone use IBB's business packages?
>> Yes, we use their 4MB Breeze service. When it's up it's excellent,
> no sign of contention most of the time and the latency is pretty low
> (~5ms to Irish sites, ~15-20ms to the UK and so on). It has had a
> couple of major outages (multiple hours, one > 24 hours) and a small
> number of minor ones (usually fixed by power-cycling the antenna).
Cheers, I see they have a dsl service too, bit pricey but then again,
I'm not paying.
Cannot remember if I mentioned, but I am supposed to be on eircom
business enhanced, which is a heady €169 ex.vat, they have a similar
offerring, so I may go with that and keep my breeze 2Mbit as well for
I hate the dual monitor thingy (the mouse changing screen annoys me),
I prefer two machines, one for remote connections -- we have to use
webex for connecting to customer sites -- legal reasons (it is
recorded) and all that. So if two machines, why not two ISP's? :-)
> Support is... OK. The longest outage we had was eventually diagnosed
> by me, but they're usually good about figuring it out themselves.
> When the phone monkeys* do bump issues to the guys who can actually
> fix things the resolution is usually pretty quick.
>>> Would I also get a phone line? I need one...
> No idea. We didn't get one from them.
OK, not for breeze as it would be the same as mine, but DSL I would
assume so. I must enquire...
I could always add a second "line" to my blueface account I suppose...
Cheers I have my answer.
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