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post #21 of 137
att $40 for 3.0 mb, no cap
but it slows and or doesn't work when it rains lulz
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post #22 of 137
This will open the way for smaller companies to compete, watch. They are shooting themselves in the foot.

Where there is too much profit to be made, there is competition to be had, period.
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I'm paying without promos 84.90$ for 500gb at 100mbps. However in actually it's more like 40mbps -.- Mobile 3G internet doesn't get any better at 30$ for 1gb. *sigh* Everything is cheaper in the US.
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If all Overclock.net users would live in Germany, you would laugh about the idea of limited data per month. I pay 45€ for internet (16Mbit, unlimited data) and telephone (including free german landline calls) here in Germany.
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post #25 of 137
I have TWC uncapped(so far) but the way this is worded is completely rage inducing...


Quote:
Originally Posted by smitty5569 View Post
So your American ISP, who has been spending $0.40 per month to buy the bandwidth they’ve been selling to you for $30, wants to cap their maximum backbone cost per-subscriber at $8.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kleingetier View Post
If all Overclock.net users would live in Germany, you would laugh about the idea of limited data per month. I pay 45€ for internet (16Mbit, unlimited data) and telephone (including free german landline calls) here in Germany.
45 euros is about £40. So, with £40, this can get you a 100mbps cable from Virgin Media, and this is unlimited/uncapped. Proof is here. (Ignoring <£5 over in price).

Brits would laugh at you on how ridiculously overpriced are your internet.

Yeah backbone is getting cheaper, but nobody has gotten the fact that you have to pay for equipments, and you also have to pay for maintenance? Those things are not cheap.
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post #27 of 137
For 1 person over 10M/s is pointless. I have been using 5M for 5 years now and i get 300Gb-400Gb down. The only thing that it lacks is 720p streaming. Why do people in America need 100M for facebook?
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post #28 of 137
Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris View Post
Not Shaw. $50 gets you 120GB at 7.5 MBit, but Shaw won't charge you if you go over, so its effectively unlimited. $75 gets you 400GB at 50 MBit, and if you go over they won't charge you per gigabyte or drop your speeds to dial up, they'll just bump you up to the next tier for the rest of the month, so you get 500GB at 100 MBit for an extra $10. If you still go over they'll bump it up the next tier, which is another $10 for an extra 250 GB, or a respectable 4 cents/GB.


Suck it America.
Shaws been trying to weasel their way into bandwidth caps +$2/GB overages.

Fortunately Telus momentarily forgot that they were supposed to be cooperating and ensuring that everyone gets to rip off the consumer so shaw faced both a massive backlash and actual competition. Their plans changed.

Imagine what it would be like if this happened on a normal basis. I would so love for every canadian telecom to fail.
    
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post #29 of 137
Optimum Online ftw!

$45/month unlimited with 50 Mbps up and 8 Mbps down... in the US, that's a great deal.

In Europe and parts of Asia, that must be ridiculous, though. I heard that in Hong Kong you can get 1 Gbps for $30 per month or something.
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The average internet speed in japan is nearly 10x faster than usa.I knew this already,but wow.Imagine you tube videos playing in 1080p with practically no buffering time.Geesh.
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