Posted on 2002-04-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
Can I host a very low traffic web site on cable modem internet connection?
I need to host my site in house now.
Any info will help.
Question by:iyiola
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highstar1 earned 20 total points
ID: 6953738
Depends on what you mean as "very low traffic".
Your 1st problem will be your IP address. If your cable provider is willing to give you a static IP then you will be able to have a very low traffic web site. If your provider is using DHCP, then you have problems. Your IP address will be subject to change.

You also have to be carefull of content. The upsteam speed of your cable is slower than the downstream speed.

If you have too much upsteam traffic your provider may get upset and declare you a commercial site.

Expert Comment

ID: 6953743
There are ISP's that will host your site for you.
This service will run about $7.00 to $14.00 per month.

Author Comment

ID: 6953757
I just made enquiries too. Provider (Comcast)is using DHCP. Can't get DSL in my area either. T1 to expensive.


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