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RE: Is anyone using GILAT's "Spacenet" service

  • From: Dennis Dayman
  • Date: Mon Sep 03 14:05:13 2001

> Keep in mind that this information is based on the 180 
> system.  The 360 system is out and some of this information 
> may have changed (web caching, etc.).  The new 360 system has 
> an Ethernet port which is a great improvement over the USB 
> port that the 180 system came with.  The beta systems started 
> out as 2 PCI cards.

Starband is a residential system and is not very reliable yet especially
for business.  They are having major network problems and plenty of
daily downtimes.  Stay away from them if you can until ECHOSTAR and SB
can get their act together. 

Check out NEWSGROUPS alt.satellite.starband and starband.general for
inside the scoop if you are interested in using SB.

Dennis Dayman
[email protected]

What goes up, must come down. Ask any system administrator.