Yes, I'm serious. Lots of companies offer a lifetime warranty.
If they have a good product, they should stand behind it. If
their product is junk, then...


Shannon D. Denniston, Co-Founder
KyWiFi, LLC - Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
"Your Hometown Broadband Provider"
http://www.KyWiFi.com
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Travis Johnson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 11:19 PM
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Routers


Hi,

Are you serious? You honestly expect a company to honor a warranty for a 
lifetime, especially on a $30 item? How do you expect them to stay in 
business?

Travis
Microserv

KyWiFi LLC wrote:
> We use the Belkin F5D7230-4 wireless router exclusively and I'm
> proud to report that both us and our subscribers have been VERY
> pleased with them. We do, however, see a failure rate with them of
> around 8% - 10% BUT, they have been good about replacing them
> in a timely manner and have always honored their lifetime warranty.
> We buy them for $30 - $40 and retail them for $100. Here's a link:
> http://www.buy.com/prod/Belkin_F5D7230_4_Wireless_G_Router/q/loc/101/201978542.html
>
> I'm on a mission right now to align our company with manufacturers,
> vendors, etc. who offer and honor a lifetime warranty. If someone is
> only willing to stand behind their product for a year or two, you should
> question that, I know I do.
>
>
> Shannon D. Denniston, Co-Founder
> KyWiFi, LLC - Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
> "Your Hometown Broadband Provider"
> http://www.KyWiFi.com
> Call Us Today: 859.274.4033
> ===========================
> Yes, we are beta testing ISP Buddy!
> http://www.ispbuddy.com
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>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tom DeReggi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 6:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Routers
>
>
> Nothing. We have to deal with low quality in a commodity world.
>
> However another way to approach it might be, who has the best RMA policy. 
> Linksys's RMA policy is non-existent, and a provider needs to be prepared to 
> eat any failures. That comment is based on, the many hoops linksys makes you 
> go through before allowing a return, which cost way more to do than the cost 
> to buy a new router.  This is the BIG reason, that we have converted 50% of 
> all new installs to NON-Linksys routers.  Linksys makes my favorite, Home 
> Router OS, but I can;t stomach giving all my money to those that don't honor 
> their warrantees.  Belkin on the other hand has been fabulaous.  No 
> questions asked, jsut send it back, and get a new one in a few days.  Belkin 
> also has a nice Default portal page you can see before logining in to see 
> private info.  Belkin comes with a bundled Content Control trial. Belkon can 
> opperate as an AP (Bridge) or Nat Router, and I think also WDS.  The only 
> reason we don't use Belkin for all our installs is that Linksys is what our 
> local distributor carries, and because Belkin had some PPPOE bugs, which 
> prevented it from Auto-reconnecting after a disconnect, unless you reboot 
> it. So we still use Linksys for PPPOE clients.  However that PPOE bug was 
> identified over a year ago, maybe its been fixed by now?
>
> The Belkin has a higher price tag unfortuneately, but it is a "N" router, 
> and I prefer to support the vendors that honor their warrantees.
>
> Tom DeReggi
> RapidDSL & Wireless, Inc
> IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ross Cornett" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Conversations over a new WISP Trade Organization" <wireless@wispa.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 5:57 PM
> Subject: [WISPA] Routers
>
>
> Hey guys, I hope some of you can enlighten me on what is the best line of 
> router out there for home and small business.  We have used linksys and 
> netgear and their broadband routers have not held up very well.   Anyone 
> have any ideas as to what they are using and what works best?  I am tired of 
> replacing these things and explaining to the customer their lack of quality. 
> Your feedback is very welcome.
>
>
> Ross Cornett
> VP
> 217 342 6201 ex 7
> HofNet Communications, Inc.
> www.HofNet-Communications.com
>
> HofNet-Communications.com
>   
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