From: Donncha O Caoimh (donncha.ocaoimh at domain tradesignals.com)
Date: Tue 17 Aug 1999 - 16:57:36 IST
I think for us home users with a Linux box running in their
bedroom/living room/wherever the chance of getting a box on the net
continuously for several hours every day is very enticing. I won't be
very worried if I don't have it live from 8am to 6pm. The USA is asleep
or working for those hours so a large market/audience is not going to
visit your machine anyway.
I doubt if Esat will offer flat rate access at anything more than 56k
modem rates either, although ISDN would be great!
Gotta go look into how much another phone line costs..
> > It would be even cheaper (£2560/year) using say IOL during day
> > and Esat at night. But this would only work if you weren't
> > hosting stuff locally.
> > Anyway what I worked it as £8160 inc VAT per year for a full
> > time connection to esat. Possible catch is you would have to
> > create a new connection after 6PM everyday?
> > How does this compare to leasing 64K from telecom or whoever?
> > Padraig.
> 64K into esat.net costs about 4/5k plus traffic (if over so much gig a
> the leased line is another 1k or so. So yea, leased line is cheaper
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