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PLEASE come to Florida..
    
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All you Cali people...if this actually works

Switch now! As if you need to be told. Though I am sure you will find all sorts of people, "Oh my Internet is fast enough and I don't want to lose my email address."
I want this company to go national with this. Even if they don't come to my area they will still put preasure on my ISP to offer better speeds for less money. To do that they will need your business. Heck even if it is only half as fast as this...I don't think any one would call that a fail.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post
What does Comcast think I pay more for a faster connection? I do it for faster downloads, not some nerfed junk.
Exactly, but the kicker is that they claim their business lines are unaffected by such inhibitors when in reality, they are and they're lying again about it. They already were slapped for the throttling of the residential lines and now openly admit that they currently do that but not for business.. bs.

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Originally Posted by willis888 View Post
Oh em gee shift plus one

WANT

Our (very) rural office pays more than $400/month for 1Mbps, and even that speed was not available two years ago (managing an on-line storefront from a capped satellite connection really sucks).

I wonder how long I'll have to wait for a fiber line to be installed along our 5 mile dirt road?
The school I went to paid $150,000 for a fiber line to be installed into the nearest backbone by the service provider they used... lol. Got that kind of money lying around? you could expedite it, haha.
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i wish we would get stuff like this in florida.

we have comcast, windstream, and ATT....oh boy.
by far, the three WORST internet providers ever concieved.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
Sort of like this company
https://epbfi.com/

Though not as cheap. 350$ a month for Gigabit.
EPB can have my babies.

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i wish we would get stuff like this in florida.

we have comcast, windstream, and ATT....oh boy.
by far, the three WORST internet providers ever concieved.
isn't FiOS available in parts of Florida? i know it's in Tampa and parts of Miami
Edited by -iceblade^ - 6/13/11 at 10:44am
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post #16 of 59
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Originally Posted by fattymcbluff View Post
why is it never so cal?
come on only sonic.net move down the coast to the ventura area
seriously, verizon decided to stop doing fios in my are. how disappointing
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Understandably, Sonic's grand plan is starting out small, with a trial in Sebastopol spanning 700 households,
****! I just moved from sebastopol not too long agoooooo......... SIGH!
    
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W00t fl0rid4!! Plzzzz I hate bright house its 50$ a month and it doesn't work half the time.
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post #19 of 59
I wish something like this would come to my area. I have the best Internet package available in town at 10 Mb down/768 Kb up. The download rate is more than good enough for us but I host a Minecraft server and we're severely bottlenecked by the upload rate.
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With this would you actually be downloading at 100MB/second?
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