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Pfft, you guys are lucky, $60 for 100GB and 1.8mbps.
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for finland at my parents house around 45€(64$) for 8/1Mb at my apartment in the city 100/10Mb for 20€(28$) both ofc uncapped I dont even think they offer a capped connections in finland not to my knowledge anyway
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Originally Posted by hak8or View Post
The problem with getting a proper ISP is that it won't be profitable. There are not enough people that would be interested in having a ISP that is faster and does not overcharge to hell and back. People just simply don't care.
The average user is starting to care since services like Netflix and Steam are becoming the norm. When EVERYTHING is delivered via internet, there's going to be a pretty damn big problem.


$60 for 6mbps here. I'm in a pretty big town in northern California, too. Comcrap and AT&T have a duopoly here so that's all you get. Sounds like the smaller ISPs give you service worth a damn even in places deemed "omgz unconnectable!!1" If murlocke can get a fast connection in the boonies of Iowa then you would think a big college town in northern California could, too. NOPE.jpeg! Not with Comcrap and AT&Gay running the show.
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I pay around $60/mo for Comcast (50mb down / 20mb up) and am still "limited" by their 250gb cap. I pay for a month of internet. Doing the math with 250gb at those speeds, I can use my "month of internet" in less than 17 hours. Granted, I have gone over the "cap" several months and not even gotten so much as a phone call about it.
    
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I think we pay $100nz incl phone with a 15mbps connection with a 40gb cap, but they are increasing it too 60gb for no additional cost with "no catches" because we have been with the plan for 1 year now.

I think thats about 60usd, Im from New Zealand.
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The average user is starting to care since services like Netflix and Steam are becoming the norm. When EVERYTHING is delivered via internet, there's going to be a pretty damn big problem.
Hopefully when we get to that point the FCC or the government will have done something about caps, because companies like AT&T and Comcast have the backbone to support unlimited data for all users.
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Stand alone fibre broadband in the UK is like £25 per month with unlimited usage. That's up to 40mb down, 10mb up
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I pay £33/$54 for unlimited and unthrottled 15Mbps/1.2Mbps
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lol we pay 65 euro for digital tv+ telephone,
so its like only 35 euro for 120mbps internet, uncapped
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post #90 of 137
Internet is expensive here in PR. I pay $69.28 for just 15Mb/1Mb. It's unlimited, though.
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