[plug] [OT] iiNet, ADSL, & Westnet

Shayne O'Neill shayne at guild.murdoch.edu.au
Tue Jun 22 16:11:55 WST 2004

oh lordy do we get alot of bounces from iinet. For a while there I thought
we had even gotten ourselves on some sorta blackhole. No such luck. Seems
theres issues. there.

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Shayne O'Neill. http://www.perthimc.asn.au

On Tue, 22 Jun 2004, Craig Ringer wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-06-22 at 15:39, Trevor Phillips wrote:
> > It seems iiNet is coming out with some VERY attractive ADSL deals:
> >    http://www.iinet.net.au/products/home/bliink/updates/bliink.html
> > (Is this to do with their roll-out of their own network, or are there other
> > forces at work here?)
> >
> > However, I'm a fan of Westnet (whilst never being a customer of them yet ^_^).
> >
> > Has anyone heard any goss about Westnet bringing out comparable plans to
> > iiNet?
> >
> > Is iiNet really that bad / Westnet really that good? ^_^
> In my experience, iiNet's _mail_ _servers_ are that bad, yes. We have
> lots of trouble communicating with iiNet customers (and did even when we
> still got out IP connectivity via iiNet) because of their eternally
> overloaded mail servers. It's mostly viruses, attacks and spam, but that
> doesn't excuse the basic fact - they just don't have enough capacity.
> As for the rest, I think its much of a muchness. Then again, I don't use
> many services provided by whatever ISP I'm with at the time, usually
> running my own instead.
> --
> Craig Ringer
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