Cable Modem Providers HOWTO

Vladimir Vuksan


Revision History
Revision v4.30June 13, 2001Revised by: vv
Many different updates.

This document attempts to answer basic questions on how to connect your Linux box to cable modem or cable Internet provider.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. New Versions of this Document
1.2. Feedback
1.3. Contributors
1.4. Standard Disclaimer
1.5. Copyright Information
2. Setting up your Ethernet Card
3. Regular Cable Modem ISPs
3.1. ATT (formerly MediaOne)
3.2. @Home
3.2.1. Notes from Hampton Roads VA, Phoenix AZ, Arlington TX and Champaign/Urbana IL
3.2.2. Notes for Baltimore, MD and Colleyville,TX
3.2.3. Notes for Milpitas, CA, USA
3.2.4. Notes for Salt Lake City, UT, USA
3.2.5. Notes from Connecticut, USA
3.2.6. Notes from Dallas, TX or anyone using Motorola CyberSurfr
3.2.7. Notes from Louisville, KY by Devin Bundrent
3.2.8. Notes from Madison, WI and Lakeridge, VA
3.2.9. Notes from Baton Rouge, LA by Van Goodwin
3.2.10. Notes from Richmond, VA and its surroundings by Robert Marshall
3.2.11. Notes from Mobile, Alabama R. Jason Valentine :
3.2.12. Notes from Auburn, Alabama by Andrew W. Jones
3.2.13. Notes from Santa Barbara, California by Tim Newsome
3.2.14. Notes from Connecticut, USA
3.3. RoadRunner
3.4. Rogers@Home
3.5. Sunflower Cablevision
3.6. Jones Intercable
3.7. GTE Worldwind
3.8. SpeedChoice, Phoenix, Arizona
3.9. Cedar Falls Utilities Cybernet, Cedar Falls, Iowa
3.10. Telstra Big Pond Advance, Australia
3.11. Fibertel, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3.12. Videotron (Videon), Canada
3.13. Telekabel (Teleweb), Austria
3.14. Shaw Cable, Canada
3.15. Cogeco Cable, Canada
3.16. Optimum Online, New York and Connecticut
3.17. Singapore Cable Vision, Singapore
3.18. Cable Wanadoo, France and Netherlands (formerly Casema)
3.19. Prime Cable Expressnet, Las Vegas, NV
3.20. Chello Belgium, formerly TVD, Belgium
3.21. Telenet Vlaanderen, Belgium
3.22. Total-Web, United States
3.23. CyberCable, Paris, France
3.24. Chello (UPC) Stockholm, Sweden (formerly Stj�rnTV)
3.25. GCI.Net, Alaska
3.26. Saturn Communication NZ Ltd, New Zealand
3.27. Chello, Netherlands
3.28. Adelphia Powerlink, USA
3.29. 21st Century Telecom, Chicago, IL, USA
3.30. HTVi, Helsinki, Finland
3.31. Garden State Cable, New Jersey
3.32. Zoom Internet, Butler County, PA
3.33. Charter Pipeline
3.34. Netcabo, TV Cabo, Portugal
3.35. Supercable, Spain
3.36. NTL, United Kingdom
3.37. Virtua, S�o Paulo, Brazil
3.38. Hathway, Bombay, India
3.39. Siti Cable, Bangalore, India
3.40. Com Hem, Sweden
3.40.1. 1. Setting up a single node
3.40.2. 2. Connecting your home LAN (if you have more than one machine)
3.40.3. You from the internet
3.40.4. Problems:
3.41. SwissOnLine HiSpeed Internet, Switzerland
3.42. Liwest, Austria
3.43. Blueyonder from Telewest, United Kingdom
3.44. CableNet, Colombia
3.45. Brutele, Belgium
3.46. Optus @Home, Australia
3.47. Destiny Cable, Philippines
3.48. Retecal, Spain
3.49. Netvisao, Portugal
3.50. Longview Cable - Cablelynx
3.51. Soon Communications Plc, Finland
3.52. InstaNet, Oregon
4. Hybrid Cable modem ISPs
4.1. Adelphia Powerlink, USA
4.2. LinkExpress, Brasil
4.3. ExpressNet, Maryland
4.4. Charter Pipeline, Riverside, CA
4.5. Chambers Cable, Chico, CA / Fundy Cable, New Brunswick
4.6. Smyrna Cable, Atlanta, GA
4.7. Amnet de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
4.8. Prime Cable, Chicago, IL
4.9. Millennium Digital Media, Maryland
4.10. Rock Hill Telephone (RHTC) and Fort Mill Telephone (FMTC), South Carolina