[Nottingham] Sharing connections

Andy Brown nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Thu Feb 13 14:36:01 2003

On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Martin wrote:

>fepple@hotpop.com wrote:
>> Its for our flat next year... is on the road between the train station and
>> the broadmarsh
>Should have been ntl-ed, but check.
>> There is gonna be 13 of us... and I imagine most of us will use the
>> connection heavily....
>1Mbit/s should be fine so long as not more than half of you try
>streaming media simultaneously. Note though that the up-link is slower
>(128kbit/s?) so you could only have one active webcam/ video conf
>session (plus normal web traffic) at any moment.

Just in case anybody's at all bothered about breaking NTL's AUP, they
say you're only allowed to connect up to 3 computers to one cable
modem. (So why do they sell people 4 port routers?)

>Perhaps two 600kbit/s links would be more cost effective to give a
>faster aggregate up-link? (Again, only if you really need it, otherwise
>enjoy a nice fancy router or a few beers!)

NTL won't let you have more than one CM per address.

Andy B