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Hmm ok. But for the price they charge us for this download speed is still a huge rip off. I bet for the same exact price I could get atl east 20Mb/s in any other city in the USA.
That is entirely possible. It's unfortunate that ISPs/telcos can have monopolies in whatever area.
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post #22 of 44
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Hmm ok. But for the price they charge us for this download speed is still a huge rip off. I bet for the same exact price I could get atl east 20Mb/s in any other city in the USA.
lol you Americans think you got everything so bad, least you dont pay to have products imported to your country and then taxed insane amounts.

Honestly say you get a $150 CPU in USA, in UK we would have to pay like $250+

oh and btw, i pay over $100 a month for my UK broadband, and the average speed in this country is under 10mb easy.
post #23 of 44
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lol you Americans think you got everything so bad, least you dont pay to have products imported to your country and then taxed insane amounts.

Honestly say you get a $150 CPU in USA, in UK we would have to pay like $250+

oh and btw, i pay over $100 a month for my UK broadband, and the average speed in this country is under 10mb easy.
That same CPU can cost $500 somewhere else. Obviously the cost of living and products vary by country/region.
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Hmm ok. But for the price they charge us for this download speed is still a huge rip off. I bet for the same exact price I could get at least 20Mb/s in any other city in the USA.
I pay $60 a month for 15Mb/s here.
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I pay $60 a month for 15Mb/s here.
we got a package deal, DSL+phone, pay like 75/month for 3.1 Mb/s down, .75 Mb/s up. clearly not everyone has great internet speeds... :-/
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Yep, the key words are "up to ..." I'm paying for 18 mb/s and will often see it drop to like 5mb/s during heavy use times.

And don't even get me started on upload speeds around here...
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we got a package deal, DSL+phone, pay like 75/month for 3.1 Mb/s down, .75 Mb/s up. clearly not everyone has great internet speeds... :-/
If I tried to add TV or Phone that price would jump to $150 easy.
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And I'll bet my internet costs more than yours. It happens, get over it.
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I pay $70 for the same 5 mbit/s connection speeds in Canada, what are you paying?
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And I'll bet my internet costs more than yours. It happens, get over it.
Ouch!
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