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I hate my ISP (metrocast). I only have Metrocast and AT&T so it's a lose both ways but at least Metrocast upgraded the speed to 10Mbps (from IIRC 8 or it was lower) and now they're upgrading to 12Mbps down 2 mbps up. I tried Cablemover and they said Comcast and Charter but I checked both and none of them are available. IIRC Metrocast purchased Comcast's services or something like that here.

Edit: Although I can't seem to get those speeds so still, boo Metrocast. Cox, Charter, or Comcast better get over here and save me.
Edited by HybridCore - 12/28/11 at 2:30pm
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post #62 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by bavarianblessed View Post

I'm on EPB Fiber Optics. A local carrier so you may not want to even consider it for this thread.
I have available to me Comcast, ATT and EPB.
My fiber service is an asynchronous connection, has no throttling and no data cap at all. I'm paying $69.99 for the 50 down/up package. I heart my ISP smile.gif

if your connection is 50 down and up then its synchronous, not asynchronous...........
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Yeah since it seems to be a pretty local ISP I won't add that to the list. But someone browsing through the thread may have that option so that's ok with me smile.gif
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I know there are a lot more ISP's out there than this...also with that, a lot more opinions biggrin.gif
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My connection was down today when I got off work, I called charter and they had shut it down because I exceeded the cap of 250GB up/down for december. I was at 1200GB lol. All they did was warn me that if it happens 2 more times in a 6 month period they would void my contract. I get 1.5x the speed I pay for measured with multiple speedtests so I can't complain. Really a class act.
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I was wondering what they would do if you hit the cap. Just a slap on the wrist really, so as long as half the time you don't go over your limit you are fine. That's awesome, I really wish I knew how much I used during December.
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I'll give this a bump because I'm bored and want to expand my list thumb.gif
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post #68 of 74
I've had experience with Windstream and Time Warner/RR. First of all i wouldn't recommend Windstream to anyone. I have them now and yes, i am uncapped. BUT I will have random loss of service. They have a ton of hidden fee's when you get your first bill, also you are forced to use their modem/router combo which cost me 200 dollars. I don't like using this because i've read that they can remote access it when you have problems and i really don't want anyone snooping around in my home network. Lets not forget their terrible customer service. As for Time Warner i would recommend them. They were more reliable with their speeds. No hidden fee's, plus i didn't have to pay for the modem. Their customer service was top notch.
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my ISP is Videotron it only serve Canada,Quebec i have 60down and 3 up with 150gb at 82$ i can add 3bloc of 60gb wich i do and for 3bloc of 60gb it cost 37.50$more so 120$ a month for 330gb there is no ISP that gives that speed with that amount of GB where i live sadly

i normaly watch the chanel i like on youtube and play online games so 8gb a day approx if i download games on steam it gets higher surely.
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Thanks for the posts guys thumb.gif updated the OP with a very basic rating system. I pulled what I could from posts on whether they like their ISP or not. If you could just give a + or a - it would help me out a lot. biggrin.gif
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