Well, it’s that time of year again.
Last year at this time, our then-internet-provider, istop.com,
dumped all of its DSL customers into the lap of another provider, known variously as cia.com, 3web.com, igs.net and other names.
I just call them 3Web
It seemed okay for a while, but then we started getting outages, and then they became more frequent.
I checked my logs for last night and we had a one-minute outage about once every 45 minutes.
Needless to say, when Michael and Ronnie are plying WoW, a one minute outage is a major pain.
Especially when they have to spend 45 minutes waiting to do something in the game.
Michael did some research Ã la Google and found a place called
They offer 5 Mbps DSL, have a no-throttling policy, and also offer static IPs.
Sounds good to me!
So today I ordered our DSL from them to be activated on Mon Jul 16, 2007.
Which DSL provider you use is selected solely by the login id you use,
so for a couple of weeks I can go back and forth between them.
Hope it works out!