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Old 08-17-2004, 02:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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theres a commercial here in southern california that i saw during the news (i wasnt really watching the news, just waiting for the olympics)

anyways, they say that verizon is only $30, while adelphia cable is $43 a month, even though adelphia has over 2x the speed of verizon, and that verizon after the first few months charges $35 . . .

i pity the foo' who actually believes that dsl is better than cable
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Old 08-19-2004, 11:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Actually, for me, I got a pretty good deal (using SBC here).

The only other alternative I have here is Comcast, but even though their speed is twice as fast, the total monthly price is more than twice as high, and I keep hearing about them putting a monthly cap on data transfer.
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Old 08-20-2004, 09:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah, but these people offer $30 for the first month, then bump it up to $35, then add extra taxes . . .

i checked both . . . for $4 more per month, you get 1.5Mbps MORE!!

i hope people aren't stupid enough to not see through that
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Old 08-20-2004, 10:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I get 1.5mbs for $40, but Cable One is so annoying. Their connection is always screwing around.
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Old 08-20-2004, 10:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i have sbc and man its pain in the a$$ here. not that expenssive, but at night, it getes soo slow, dunno y. We got filters on all phones. Its wierd. Plus we get disconnected for no reason..
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Old 08-20-2004, 11:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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ive also got sbc yahoo dsl, and it is slow...theres one phone in my house that disconnects the internet, and i know im to get a phone filter but im lazy...i just use other phones...mine also sometimes disconnects for no reason.
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Dam we are spoiled up here in NY
I have Time Warner Cable and I usually test around 2.8 mbps down and 355 kbps up, for about 45 dollars
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Old 08-21-2004, 12:35 AM   #8 (permalink)
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haha i'm spoiled here too . . .

test at 2.8 too and 368 up for $42/ month

through TIME WARNER OF COURSE!
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