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That's the exact price we have payed for Gigabit here in Chattanooga since 2013.
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I'll take any form of Fios at this point, Just so I could get away from Comcast. Since Comcast has a hold on my area when it comes to internet. The only other option is to use my telephone company which can't even break 10mbps in my area(I'm pretty they only offer DSL). Still have no idea why my area keeps signing contracts with them, when Verizon wants in & can offer better services.
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I'll take any form of Fios at this point, Just so I could get away from Comcast. Since Comcast has a hold on my area when it comes to internet. The only other option is to use my telephone company which can't even break 10mbps in my area(I'm pretty they only offer DSL). Still have no idea why my area keeps signing contracts with them, when Verizon wants in & can offer better services.

Why are contracts even being signed.... People should be able to use whatever ISP they want.
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I thought verizon sold off fios?
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I thought verizon sold off fios?

You thought wrong I guess? I've never heard that, and as a long time FiOS customer, I can confirm that I am indeed still paying Verizon.
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$70 without equipment.
$80 with a router rental.

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Pretty excited about this. Finally affordable gigabit service arrives in NY. I've just ordered my installation and it looks like installation fees are waived for new customer as well. Coming from TWC 300/30 service that's $90 without equipment, I think they're really going to feel the burn in the coming months.

Gah, right now Canadians are fighting with our giant (Bell Media), to allow third-party (non price gouging) competition to have wholesale access to FTTP (fiber). We are lucky to get 250/20... True gigabit to the house would be a dream.
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You thought wrong I guess? I've never heard that, and as a long time FiOS customer, I can confirm that I am indeed still paying Verizon.

Ah, they just sold off a 3 state territory to Frontier. That's all.
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I thought verizon sold off fios?

Verizon sold off everything except cell service in like 14 States... Oregon was one. I think the company that bought it was Frontier? Something I had never heard of... I know the service went to crap in my area (at the time) about 6 months after the change over.

edited to add: The "three state territory" was in 2015... The original 14 State deal with Frontier was 2009...
Edited by Digitalwolf - 4/25/17 at 3:25pm
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Why are contracts even being signed.... People should be able to use whatever ISP they want.

I assume they can offer them better deal then what verizon can offer or wants. The contract is for all telephone services & anything that runs through those lines. I'm guessing it also has something to do with the company having offices in the area.
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So the 8 port Fibre modem I have is fake?

I have the little fibre thing from outside running straight to the modem. then my router is connected to the modem.

Maybe I don't know my terms.

modem = modulator/demodulator

In DSL/Cable, a modem is converting between a binary signal and analog signal; the signal to your PC or router is digital and the signal over the copper wire is analog. With fiber, the signal is usually digital all the way; your provider probably calls the device a modem because that is a term people are familiar with. thumb.gif
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