[Novalug] OT: Verizon FIOS Questions
greg at pryzby.org
Fri Jun 29 10:32:56 EDT 2007
On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 09:55:37AM -0400, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 08:49:49AM -0400, gregory pryzby wrote:
> > You need to talk w/ them about TVs. We have one and it is connected.
> > you can run all the computers you want. i believe no servers are
> > allowed. I have ssh into the house and that is all. I have not hit any
> > limit, but they do reserve teh right to throttle usage iirc.
> This is something I worry about. I need to be able to stream audio and
> video out of the house. Speakeasy DSL (or any dsl, probably) just won't
> cut it for any decent resolution and encoding quality. And, well, they
> just can't compete on bandwidth value anymore anyway.
> I'm wondering if anyone has done any persistent outbound relatively high
> bandwidth traffic over fios or cable internet. I hear about people doing
> upload tests, but presume most people are just testing file transfers,
> not persistent stream connections. Anyone tried sending a video source
> to an icecast server or somesuch over one of these new-fangled speedy
> service options?
I don't know. That said, I have bt'ed isos and moved pix around. Not
constant, but a decent amount. You can throttle the up and w/ video if
you do flash (ala youtube) the bandwidth isn't much per stream and you
can set the max connections.
Of course I believe you would be in violation of TOS, but that is
Business accounts are 99$ (I believe) and I don't think there is a
limit on them.
greg pryzby greg at pryzby dot org
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