TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Using Comcast to Host Web Site

Re: Using Comcast to Host Web Site

T. Sean Weintz (
Mon, 27 Jun 2005 12:35:32 -0400 wrote:

> I developed a web site and would like to host it with my own computer
> at home. I am thinking using Comcast Cable broadband as my ISP. Does
> Comcast allow web host? Anyone has experience? Anyone has any other ISP
> suggestions? I am in California.

> Thanks.

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Did you ask Comcast about their rules
> on this? PAT]

Unless you spend about $250 for their business service with a static
address, then officially no, you can't. They can terminate your service
if they catch you at it -- it's in their TOS. No servers.

However, in reality, if the site is non-commercial and there is not
that much traffic to the site, you can probably get away with it.

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