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I wish there were speeds like that where I live. The only options are ATT or Cavalier DSL and Broadstripe cable. The cable price is around $70 just for speeds "up to" 15 Mbits/s, so I'm stuck with DSL at 4.

It seems to me that contracts in cities that only allow 1 cable provider should be illegal. It's a monopoly, yet I don't see anything being done about it. Please inform me with any information you might know about this...
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$44/month CAD for 5Mb/800Kb w/ 300GB cap/untrottled over ADSL... How I miss cable internet... I think i should move overseas!
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I can get 3.4 MB/s on a good day.
    
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post #24 of 35
150kbytes/s wheee.gif

this stuff sucks

may be able to get fiber in a few months. dunno if i can wait that long though.......
post #25 of 35
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I wish there were speeds like that where I live. The only options are ATT or Cavalier DSL and Broadstripe cable. The cable price is around $70 just for speeds "up to" 15 Mbits/s, so I'm stuck with DSL at 4.
It seems to me that contracts in cities that only allow 1 cable provider should be illegal. It's a monopoly, yet I don't see anything being done about it. Please inform me with any information you might know about this...

its because the ISPs in the states are greedy, have to much money, and use it to influence the politics surrounding everything they do. i feel for you bro, can only get a 1.5mbit DSL connection 5 miles outside a major city. Population density hasn't got 2 cents to do with it either........
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Live 2 miles outside a major city, >10 Mbps isn't possible. frown.gif
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Rocking 30Mbs down and 5Mbs up for 54 bucks

normally get 35mbs down and 5Mbs
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post #28 of 35
uTorrent is not a good way to find your max mbps.

Go download a game on steam or on origin.
I topped 7.8 mbps on origin for BF3, downloaded BF3 in about 22 minutes ^.^
post #29 of 35
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I miss my old house! I used to get 2.2MB/s but in my new place I'm on a measly 256KB/s and I HATE IT.

Ouch I feel for ya bud stun.gif
My current ISP gives me 2.2MB/s down and 256kB/s up ,not too shabby for my area.
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post #30 of 35
I love seeing threads about slow net. Move over to Australia to really enjoy slow.

I currently pay $100 a month for 100GB 8mbits down 256kbps up. And I'm lucky to ever get 800kbs a second when I'm downloading. We are waiting for the NBN (National broadband network (fiber) but that won't be finished till 2015. And I think the max you can get here without fiber is 30mbps and that's only in major cities.

It makes me very very sad. Steam games download so slowly. It's quicker to torrent the files then add them into steam. >:
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