Need Internet Service Advice

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  1. Oct 9, 2009 #1

    goldfinger67

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    I need high-speed internet service. Anyone have a service that has worked well. Only thing i really want is a fast download rate. Must have games and the pornz
     
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    I use AT&T at home. It's only like $30-45 a month for the fastest service they have besides fiber optics.
     
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    my neighbors wireless works well for me
     
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    i use comcast.....its good sometimes but for the pornz it rocks
     
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    I use comcast as well. But good luck having them fix something when its not working because they'll just tell you to restart your modem/router/pc and make sure its connected :mad:
     
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    Comcast's 6/1 plan is $20/month. It's what I have, never had an issue with it. I also purchased my own cable modem so I don't rent the $5/month from Comcast.

    AT&T U-Verse is only fiber to the neighborhood. From the neighborhood, it uses DSL to go to your apartment/house. DSL is very limited in bandwidth, I think the absolute fastest upload they have is 768K (about 3/4 of a mbit) and it has to be shared with voice/tv (if you choose to get those options) - additionally, you don't get to choose what router you want; you're stuck with their terrible router.

    If you can get FIOS (certain parts of Houston city can get it) it's well worth paying the premium for it. FIOS is true fiber to your apartment/house and has speeds in excess of 30mbit down and 10mbit up.

    This is a felony now, only assuming if your neighbor is competent enough to figure it out and turn you in. I've been guilty of this one too.
     
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    fios is retardedly expensive though
     
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    FIOS is cheaper than Comcast cable for their basic plan (15mbit down/5mbit up @ $49.99/month)
     
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    seriously? when i was looking (about a year ago) fios was almost $70 a month!
     
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    comcast it does the job
     
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    you sir, are very misinformed.


    < at&t lineman
     
  13. Oct 10, 2009 #13

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    So FIOS if i can spare the dough and Comcast if i want to eat that month?
     
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    lol i have used comcast since i can remember.. it is fast. you really gotta look at your location though. cuz if you live in an apartment that is older sometimes there is a limit to what you can get. that was my case when i was looking, my apartment was pretty old and it limited what i could get. just my .02
     
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    so inform us.....
    from my personal experience, i would go with att. maybe not fios, but the one below (the one i have). it's super fast (i download movies in about an hour) and extremely reliable. it almost never goes down. even when it's storming and stuff.
     
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    Sorry man :( this was exactly what the AT&T customer support rep told me when I called for information. What is it exactly?
     
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    I have FIOS, I don't pay for it, but performance wise I have no complaints, the internet is never slow or having any problems. My computer is what is slow most of the time lol
     
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    no, that's just RKC...
     
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    ^LMAO