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Posts Tagged ‘internet

Broadband@Home

Sunday, 1 February 2009

Woohoo! The image at left confirms that my house is officially wired to the Interwebs! Many thanks for Fastnet which quickly addressed my earlier complaint.

Fastnet 384

Monday, 24 December 2007

I’ve written several posts previously about my Fastnet cable Internet connection, but haven’t really written a review on it. So, here goes. Several years back, I subscribed to Kabelvision – FirstMedia‘s previous name – in order to bring broadband Internet into my home. Three months into my subscription, I cancelled it due to increase in […]

My Wireless Home

Tuesday, 13 November 2007

I’ve always dreamed of wiring my home with LAN. I’ve attempted it once in my previous residence. I criss-crossed my house with metres of UTP cables and bought a tiny D-link six-port switch. Alas, lightning took my D-link switch before I succeeded in creating my own home network. No other attempt has ever tried, due […]

No More Fastnet Troubles

Monday, 12 November 2007

After advertising its prowess a few days earlier, I was confronted with the ugly side of Fastnet’s service. I got blacked out from November 6th up until this evening (11/12). My PC – and my newly-bought Linksys WRT54GL wireless broadband router, for that matter – wouldn’t get a hold of an IP. On the same […]

My Wired Home

Sunday, 28 October 2007

As of today, we have broadband Internet connection in our beloved home by way of cable, courtesy of FastNet. Considering its flat IDR 99,000 monthly fee for unlimited traffic, it’s quite a bargain compared to other connection methods (3.5G, CDMA, ADSL, PSTN dial-up, etc.). I use my trusty old – and now discontinued – Motorola […]