Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Internet #59323
11/22/02 06:07 PM
11/22/02 06:07 PM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 2
H
hal Offline OP
 
hal  Offline OP
H
It is my understanding my friends on the island that Ivo has opened another internet cafe, is this true? If so, does anyone know what the business is called and its email address? Thanks.

Re: Internet #59324
11/22/02 07:40 PM
11/22/02 07:40 PM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 65,854
oregon, spr
Marty Offline

.
Marty  Offline
its called Caribbean Connection Internet Cafe, opposite to Coldwell Banker / Triton. not sure of the email address...

Re: Internet #59325
11/22/02 07:49 PM
11/22/02 07:49 PM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 2
H
hal Offline OP
 
hal  Offline OP
H
Thanks for the quick response, Marty.

Re: Internet #59326
11/23/02 11:44 AM
11/23/02 11:44 AM
Joined: Aug 2000
Posts: 157
Baton Rouge, La
yat Offline
.
yat  Offline
I was in San Pedro last September. Ivo was just finishing up the place while I was there. He has a satellite connection to the internet...much faster than 56K modems.

He was up and running about 3 days before I left and once he opened I was in there using the computers. Very nice place.

I've known Ivo for a few years, ever since he was tending bar at Fidos. He is a great person. Check out his internet place...I think you'll likel it.

Re: Internet #59327
11/23/02 04:37 PM
11/23/02 04:37 PM
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 2,450
Belize
Short Offline
.
Short  Offline
Don't all three internet shops in San Pedro have Sattelite internet?


Live and let live
Re: Internet #59328
12/29/03 10:20 AM
12/29/03 10:20 AM
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 60
Houston, Texas, USA
Mel Berry Offline
.
Mel Berry  Offline
StarBand remains working in Belize but the newer model DiRECWAY 6000 will now provide a better service. The DW6000 system is now $2000 US installed, and cost is $59/month + tax.

For questions regarding the Direcway, Starband, or SkyBlue products please visit the forums at www.dbstvforum.com and click on "Internet Via Satellite outside USA"

DBS Forums for Belize

Contact [email protected]


Mel Berry
Houston Media Systems
www.dbstv.com
Re: Internet #59329
12/29/03 10:29 AM
12/29/03 10:29 AM
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 3,035
Pedro1 Offline
.
Pedro1  Offline
DSL is available and it farbetter than anthing else on the island-far faster than satellite-there are four differnt options -ranging from 60usd per month to 300usd per month
availabe in one week from BTL

Re: Internet #59330
12/29/03 10:58 AM
12/29/03 10:58 AM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 1,191
San Pedro Town
Chris Offline
.
Chris  Offline
Mel; I've got Direcway....that or Starband are OK if you don't have any other high speed Internet. Now that BTL has DSL on the island I have relegated the satellite to a backup role at Island Internet. The BTL DSL is wonderful. I know....who would have thought that "wonderful" and "BTL" would appear in the same sentence?

I have found Direcway to be niggly and unreliable. For home use it's fine because one doesn't mind if it drops out for a few minutes. But, an impatient paying customer in an Internet bar DOES mind.

I see no reason to pony up another few thousand dollars for a Direcway upgrade to my existing system which is less than 1 year old. I think Direcway should be offering the upgrades (assuming they work properly) at cost and that people like you, Mel, should be supporting your existing customers likewise.

When I had Starband (which lasted 1 year before the modem blew up) I found the lag times between pages to be quite long. The fastest BTL DSL gives quick browsing, decently fast downloads and MUCH faster than satellite uploads. Yes, it costs quite a bit more than Satellite per month, but I doubt that over a 2 year period there will be ANY difference in price between satellite and DSL when one considers that I have had to pay over 5,000US in satellite equipment over that period.

I only hope that BTL can keep their DSL reliable.

Re: Internet #59331
12/29/03 01:07 PM
12/29/03 01:07 PM
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 40
Missouri
S
sammy17 Offline
 
sammy17  Offline
S
I read somewhere that I sould bring a CD so that I can go to an Internet Cafe and burn my pictures from my digital camera to a CD. Do they have the software that is needed to downoload these pictures? Thanks so much!

Re: Internet #59332
01/26/04 07:15 PM
01/26/04 07:15 PM
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 60
Houston, Texas, USA
Mel Berry Offline
.
Mel Berry  Offline
Chris,

We have several Internet Cafe's running on DW at various places in Sinaloa, Mexico and many other locations in Mexico. Making them work well takes a little extra effort and knowledge. I would be glad to introduce you up to those who know how to do this and make your DW system work efficiently for a 20-seat Internet Cafe, while running 1 Voice line with excellent quality.

DW is not unreliable & working properly is the responsibility of the owner, and keeping it working is dependent on how/if it was installed properly in the first place.

We support each and every customer we have ever sold.

Few Thousand Dollars for what? Am really curious now whom you have been working with.


Mel Berry
Houston Media Systems
www.dbstv.com
Page 1 of 2 1 2

Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
Maruba Beach Klub and Spa is the premiere Secret Beach spa and restaurant located on the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea at the center of Secret Beach, Belize
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler

Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
San Pedro Fun Finder
Paradise Guy Event Calendar
Cayo Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Belize Happy Adventures
Conch Creative
Caribbean Culture & Lifestyle
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
April
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
ShoutChat Box
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 269 guests, and 0 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics70,919
Posts479,776
Members19,614
Most Online2,982
Jan 29th, 2019



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1