[wellylug] depeer

Jo Booth joseph at paradise.net.nz
Fri Feb 25 06:31:55 NZDT 2005


On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 15:18:37 +1300, Michael Dittmer <michael.dittmer at paradise.net.nz> wrote:

> /me wishes he could choose another ISP.
>
> The subdivision that I'm in only has TC lines (no Telecom lines at all) so I
> can't get DSL. Also no wireless service is available in Trentham either.

/me wonders how high gain Michaels antenna is.  /me has wireless service ;)

>
> /me wonders back off to the corner to sulk...
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: wellylug-admin at lists.wellylug.org.nz
> [mailto:wellylug-admin at lists.wellylug.org.nz] On Behalf Of Jeremy Naylor
> Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 3:07 PM
> To: wellylug at lists.wellylug.org.nz
> Subject: Re: [wellylug] depeer
>
> At 14:44 24/02/2005, you wrote:
>> Hey Jeremy
>>
>> One assumes it was for commercial reasons, and not just to be utter
>> bastards.  The question is: what _specifically_ are those commercial
>> reasons?  How do they make more money if they depeer?
>>
>> I get the vague idea that other networks will now have to pay more to
>> get onto their network, and Telstra will now pay more to go the other
>> way.  If more traffic goes onto Telstra's network from WIX than off to
>> WIX, Telstra win.  But then I don't really understand how traffic is
>> charged for in the big bad world of ISPs, so I'm probably talking out
>> my rear.
>>
>> --
>> Tony (echo 'spend!,pocket awide' | sed 'y/acdeikospntw!,
> /l at omcgtjuba.phi/')
>
> Hey Tony,
>
> Yeah - true.
>
> Because TelstraClear customers have to go overseas (international traffic)
> to get to a server that's on WIX now y'see.
>
> If you can, I strongly suggest if you're a TelstraClear customer, that you
> change ISPs.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jeremy Naylor
> p: +64 21 374 689
> e: jeremy.naylor at r2.co.nz
> w: http://www.r2.co.nz/~jeremy
> w: http://e-living.wellington.net.nz
>
>
>



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