Posts Tagged ‘ISPs’

Is It Worth Hosting a Website at Home?

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Back in the mid 1990s, hosting a website at home was kind of a mark of distinction; I had three or four different friends who hosted their own sites.

Terry Hughes has three websites and wonders if he could host them from his home office

I run three specialist websites with small hit rates – some tens a day. Is it a practical idea for me to run an internet server from my home office with broadband on a telephone line? I mostly work on an iMac.
Terry Hughes

It’s possible to run a website from home, but it may not be worth the effort. You might want to try it if you are keen to learn how to do it, or you are planning to go into a web-related business. You probably should not do it if you don’t have the time to spare or think you are going to save a lot of money.

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Internet Almost Out of Space

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Ready or not, here comes IPv6 …

Delays in transition to IPv6 system mean some households and businesses will face connection problems in coming months

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Thompson Warns Over ‘Two-Speed’ Net

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

I’m sure something like this will eventually come to the US too …

BBC director general says its delivery of content will be undermined if ISPs start charging for online ‘fast lane’

The BBC director general, Mark Thompson, has warned broadband providers not to introduce charges for delivering the corporation’s programmes to homes via the internet.

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