So I got my Packet 8 starter kit from FedEx today. So far setup has been a breeze. Three easy steps: 1) unpack 2) plug in ethernet, phone, and power cables — the network cable is plugged into a linksys wireless router 3) call the activiation number. I’ve made a few calls today and with the cable modem not too many problems.

Downloads don’t seem to impact quality, but uploads certainly take their toll. I’m going to have to play with it some more to determine if it’s all it’s cracked up to be.