[NMLUG] Access in Santa Fe (was: old discussion: Albuquerque ISP)

Will Pearson nmlug@swcp.com
Wed, 21 Nov 2001 14:35:13 -0800


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Hello,

I was planning on getting a DSL line in January sometime. But with Qwest
walking down the dark path to MSN I'm going to avoid that like a gallon
of arsenic. Does anyone have any suggestions for high speed residential
internet access in Santa Fe that just happens to be reasonably priced?
And Cable Modems aren't available in Santa Fe yet.


"C. Ulrich" wrote:
> 
> Well, today I got The Letter. Qwest is forcing me to switch to MSN or else. I
> tell ya, I would have stayed away from them if I knew I was going to have
> this much trouble... I signed up with USWest, who then made everyone switch
> their accounts to the Qwest domain, and now they're shoveling us off onto
> Microsoft. The biggest problem is that I don't want MSN. The second biggest
> is that I don't even know if I can even use their service from within a
> non-windows OS.
> 
> So I'm in need of advice.. maybe someone can recommend some dialup ISPs to
> me. I don't care much about Linux-friendly tech support since I'm fairly
> adept at setting up a dialup connection. Stability is my main concern.
> And I'd be especially keen to find a service that offers a bit of free web
> space and perhaps a shell account.
> 
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> 
> --C. Ulrich

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