lots of problems solved: my life story
tyler at tysdomain.com
Thu Nov 27 16:58:54 EST 2008
I think they've got multiple connections now.
Now they offer the ISP, and a modem etc etc, and I believe they're in
partmership with msn, or this q.com what ever that is.
email: tyler at tysdomain.com
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Raul A. Gallegos" <raul at asmodean.net>
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Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2008 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: lots of problems solved: my life story
> Actually the way it works, or the way it used to when I lived in Denver
> was like this.
> Qwest would provide the dsl connection, and by default they would add msn
> as the isp. However, if you got another isp which was a Qwest-approved
> carrier, you could use them over the Qwest dsl line. That isp you chose
> would be the one to give you email access via their routers. Now,
> ironically you could use qwest.net as the isp over qwest dsl services. If
> you did this, you got no email access, not even through qwest.net. This is
> the way I went with qwest as the dsl and the isp without email access.
> Hope this clears it up.
> Tyler Littlefield said the following on 11/26/2008 5:17 PM:
>> no, the tech was right. They show a list of smtp addresses, but it's not
>> for home useage.
>> they usually supply a "q.com" or a msn.com email address or something
>> similar to home customers (odd)
>> Tyler Littlefield
>> email: tyler at tysdomain.com
>> web: tysdomain-com
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>> skype: st8amnd2005
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>>> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 02:53:20PM -0700, Tyler Littlefield wrote:
>>>> something I find extremely odd:
>>>> I am using smtp for my moo; their smtp and pop accounts are both
>>>> pop.bla.qwest.com (where bla==the zone).
>>> Yeah, I was going to say that qwest not providing smtp to residential
>>> customers sounded extremely odd. I've been on static IP with them
>>> since the beginning, so I can't definitely say they're wrong, but from
>>> what I saw when browsing their site, it sure looked like they provide
>>> smtp and pop3 to their customers, residential, or not. Besides, I've
>>> never heard of a residential ISP before that didn't provide full
>>> e-mail to their customers. My opinion is that the tech just told you
>>> that because they could use the extra money from you (setup fee, and
>>> monthly charges), but then what do I know. Anyway, if you're going to
>>> run a server on your connection, and you have no problem paying a bit
>>> extra for the static Ip, then keeping it is probably the way to go.
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