NTL "broadband" connection

Richard Ellis richard-ellis at ntlworld.com
Mon Jun 2 14:47:56 BST 2003


You can but I'm not sure you should judging from the T&Cs.  

Users may also be interested in the cap on usage: 
http://www.dont-pay-ntl.co.uk

I think this only applies to the 1mb service but can't be sure.  Also for some 
strange reason, the AUP doesn't let you use a VPN.

 
On Monday 02 Jun 2003 14:39, Steve Purkis wrote:
> Thanks...
>
> Don't understand the bit about password for incoming connections??? Sounds
> a bit disturbing - at the moment I have Apache running & SSH/FTP - surely I
> can run these OK???
>
> On Mon, 2 Jun 2003 12:43:02 +0100
>
> "Duncan Barclay" <dmlb at dmlb.org> wrote:
> > I've had mine for a couple of years and ended up buying the modem with
> > Ethernet.
> >
> > The system is reasonably good. Essentially fixed IP address - it only
> > changes
> > if the PC MAC address changes or they change hardware. In the past two
> > years it has
> > happened twice. Incoming connections allowed as long as there is a
> > password.
> >
> > Bad things. A year or so ago, one of their routers in Cambridge lost
> > exactly 50% of
> > the packets. It would come and go, but has been okay for ages now.
> >
> > Customer service isn't. But problems seem to get fixed within few hours,
> > so I just go back to watching porn off of old fashioned rusty plastic...
>
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