So your network doesn't support e-mail, eh?
On how the “secretary of the office of the president” retained me as a Rogers client.
I've been a long-long-long-time Rogers customer. Their support, for me, usually gets to the point not of desperation, but of joy. Admittedly it usually takes several attempts to reach someone who isn't a complete idiot reading from a script, but I've always been satisfied in the end. Satisfied enough to remain a customer, at least! This event in the mid 00's, though, taxed the limits I'm willing to reach for bad tech support while still managing to leave me as a customer. (Lesser of evils and whatnot.)
I'm a sysop. I need access to my boxen from anywhere and everywhere, and while GSM speeds are pretty suck compared to modern LTE it was more than enough for an SSH connection, or some light-weight HTTP or VNC/RDP over a VPN. The VPN turned out to be a sticking point, as no matter which technology (PPTP, L2TP/IPsec, etc.) I tried my phone would never connect and/or authent