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post #11 of 32
Surprised TN is ranked so high. I would have thought they would be lower. I guess the big dogs make up for all the lower speed rural areas.

Edit: I was just thinking of Comcast mainly, forgot about Chattanooga and it's 1Gbps service. Rhode Island isn't a big leap as being number one though. Being such small area/low population state, it makes sense.
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Originally Posted by retrogreq View Post
That list is a joke. They don't have EPBFi listed as the fastest ISP, with Chattanooga listed as the fastest city. They offer 1000Mbps UL/DL. They aren't using all the data available.
Oh, and EPB's SLOWEST offered (30Mbps syncronous@$57/month) speed is faster than 4 of the 5 "fastest ISP's in the countrly" list.....

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Originally Posted by Strat79 View Post
Surprised TN is ranked so high. I would have thought they would be lower. I guess the big dogs make up for all the lower speed rural areas.

Edit: I was just thinking of Comcast mainly, forgot about Chattanooga and it's 1Gbps service. Rhode Island isn't a big leap as being number one though. Being such small area/low population state, it makes sense.

Im pretty sure they aren't including EPB in that data for whatever reason, or we would be number 1 on the fastest ISP's list.
Edited by retrogreq - 8/22/11 at 5:31am
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Oh, and EPB's SLOWEST offered (30Mbps syncronous@$57/month) speed is faster than 4 of the 5 "fastest ISP's in the countrly" list.....
That is about the cost I pay per month, and has 5X the bandwidth.
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10mb/1mb for $50 here, also Indiana has no right to be that high on the list. I seen their network and it is TERRIBLE lol.
    
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That is about the cost I pay per month, and has 5X the bandwidth.
Where? For anyone interested, these are the rest of the prices for EPBfi
$70 - 50Mbps Synchronous
$130 - 100Mbps "
$340 - 1Gbps "
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post #16 of 32
Haha I'm in one of the top 5 cities!

Burke definitely has some fast speeds, didn't know 'hoodbridge' would be 3rd!

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post #17 of 32
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Originally Posted by videoman5 View Post
We're ranked below Alaska? What? Whatever, there's nothing west of Lincoln worth mentioning anyways.
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LOL. no joke.


Well here's a screw you too, from us rural peasants.


Doesn't surprise me, less population dense states = less internet service. There's no profit in it for the ISP and the Gov't never gave them the incentive to service rural areas. In fact the Gov't stifled internet growth by letting ISPs block state laid lines for internet services.
Edited by Nugu - 8/22/11 at 5:53am
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post #18 of 32
As usual, average broadband speed is pretty much dictated by population density. Just like the graphs that show the averages for each country.
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post #19 of 32
Sounds about right, Comcast in this area has more or less rolled out full DOCSIS 3.0, so we're all sitting around 3MB/s downloads with powerboost upwards of 4.5MB/s

And Andover, MA, which has the fastest average internet, is not a large city.
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Michigan on Wildblue. Terrible all around.
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