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Review by Dragonhawk See Profile

  • Location: Gloucester,ON
  • Cost: $59 per month
  • Install: about 3 days
Good "Service, Support, Features (IPV6, MLPPP)"
Bad "Physical issues have to go to Bell. Same with everyone else."
Overall "The best ISP by far that I have used in over over 20 years (including early BBS internet access)."
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I am on the unlimited dry loop. I started out on the 200GB (now 300GB) plan dry loop, but as someone who works on, with and supporting the internet, I am a heavy user (or as Bell calls me, abuser). Although Bell may limit my speed to 5 Mbps (actually, I'm on the 7Mbps profile because of line problems, getting 6.6Mbps now), using MLPPP allows me to bypass Bells throttling and actually get what I pay for.

I purchased a TP-Link ADSL 2+ modem at a local store and it works great with the service. I am using a D-Link DIR-825 Wireless N router with OpenWRT as the latest D-Link firmware doesn't route IPv6 traffic properly (they are missing the default route for a static IPv6 on PPPoE). I will shortly be upgrading to OpenWRT/MLPPP in order to restore MLPPP capabilities to my router (I was using it previously on a Cisco 831).

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