ADSL suppliers

freebsd-users at freebsd-users at
Thu Oct 11 16:16:54 BST 2001

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Steve Greenshaw wrote:
> Us 'northerners' have a choice of suppliers: BT or BT.

Well, actually, since it's PPP over ATM, you can acutally use whatever
service provider you like. The box on the wall is still BT's, but the
hardware is your supplier's choice, and the supplier is your choice. It
doesn't maytter a single bit where in the country they are. Personally,
I'm using Zen Internet (,, but then, I used to
work there, for interesting definitations of the word "work".

Bonuses: Static IP, aparetnly lower contention ratios.
Bad Points: More expensive than BT, and yes, they do use the USB thingy
that looks like the martian's ships from the original War Of The World's
posters... that is supported by the stuff, and
ports/net/pppoa stuff.

PGP Key: D2729A3F - Keyserver: - rich at rdrose dot org
Key fingerprint = 5EB1 4C63 9FAD D87B 854C  3DED 1408 ED77 D272 9A3F
Public key also encoded with outguess on

More information about the Ukfreebsd mailing list