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tongue.gif since we are all comparing prices, I get HDTV, Phone, and Internet FIOS for Verizon ~$120. biggrin.gif 35/35 uncapped !
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;14393485 
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?

If it lacks in 720p streaming, it lacks in many things: overall download time, 1080p streaming, slower web browsing, etc.

* 10Mbps isn't nearly enough for some people.
* You can barely stream 1080p on 10Mbps.
* You can barely stream 720p on 5Mbps.
* ~9m to download a ~10GB game off Steam with 100Mbps.
* ~1hr 30m to download a ~10GB game off Steam with 10Mbps.
* ~3hr to download a ~10GB game off Steam with 5Mbps.
(Yes, math may be off some for a 10GB file, but the time to download is the correct ratio)

Digital downloads are the future. No one wants to wait 3 hours to download a game they just bought. On 100Mbps it is faster to download a game from steam, than to go to the store and buy it. It's also cheaper since you don't have to pay tax in most cases, or gas for the car.

Just because you don't use a lot of bandwidth, doesn't mean other people don't. I constantly find myself downloading ~1GB files on a daily basis, on 5Mbps I would be constantly waiting. It would never stop. Also, your facebook comment is pretty far out there. No one goes out and buys 100Mbps internet for facebook. That's a really bad example.
Edited by Murlocke - 7/29/11 at 12:26pm
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Originally Posted by Crecente;14394016 
30$ for 10 megs? I get uncapped 25 megs for 50$ a month.

Walk in front of a turret please. Preferably more than one.

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Uk here but still counts i think

BB and Calls £5 per month.... 40gb of usage per month

Speeds up to 20mbs depending on area...

Im out in the sticks so mine isnt great but since i work for a telecoms company i know its cheap as hell


EDIT : we could bump that up to unlimited DL for under a tenner
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Originally Posted by Skripka;14394069 
Walk in front of a turret please. Preferably more than one.

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Originally Posted by Invisible;14392891 
I'm so happy I dont have to worry about my ISP capping my data.

I know right love these small companies sometimes smile.gif specially with the speeds im getting for the right price biggrin.gif
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£24 a month for no phone calls, 2Mb/s 'broadband', and 1.5GB of usage per day.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Invisible;14392891 
I'm so happy I dont have to worry about my ISP capping my data.

Where have I heard this before? Me no worries... right, wake up..
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Originally Posted by Thedark1337;14394031 
tongue.gif since we are all comparing prices, I get HDTV, Phone, and Internet FIOS for Verizon ~$120. biggrin.gif 35/35 uncapped !

Where do you live? Lucky
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Where do you live? Lucky

Dallas Texas biggrin.gif Got it when they had a special deal and i got it right away. Free showtime also! wheee.gif
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