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OK I have looked everywhere and since I live in the middle of no where (aka prairie ville, prairie town, the prairie, or SW minnesota), I can't seem to find any good internet providers.
I am currently stuck with the evil Midwest wireless, which is annoying because they charge 45.99/mo for a stupid 1Mb connection, grrrrrr. For that I could get like 7mb from quest, but sadly they don't seem to service the middle of no where.
So your mission should you choose to accept it is find me a good cheap internet provider, who provide no mans land with internet.
Thanks!
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DSL or FIOS? Verizon treats me well lol.
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Have you tried a satellite company?
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Satellite is too slow and costs too much...looking for more or less cable if possible.
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DSL or FIOS? Verizon treats me well lol.

Wow, you got fios? How fast is it?

Btw, who's your cable company kagaos?
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DSL or FIOS? Verizon treats me well lol.
I'm not hijacking, I think this would provide other information as well.

How much are you paying with the contract for FIOs? And do you know how much after the contract expires?
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I'm not hijacking, I think this would provide other information as well.

How much are you paying with the contract for FIOs? And do you know how much after the contract expires?
I know Fios is $40 a month for 5d/2u and $50 for 15d/2u. After the contract I believe it stays the same. And after bout a year the service cuts in price or speeds increase = better deal. Also the fact of having a dedicated connection is great, so when everyone comes on at night you get your max speed still, unlike cable.

EDIT: you also get your first month free and the next 6 months for $10 less.
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Look at Time Warner...here they are $39.99 for a 8mb/s connection!
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I know Fios is $40 a month for 5d/2u and $50 for 15d/2u. After the contract I believe it stays the same. And after bout a year the service cuts in price or speeds increase = better deal. Also the fact of having a dedicated connection is great, so when everyone comes on at night you get your max speed still, unlike cable.

EDIT: you also get your first month free and the next 6 months for $10 less.
In my area $40 is 10/2
and $50 is 20/5.
    
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Wow, you got fios? How fast is it?

Btw, who's your cable company kagaos?
I have a local "MVTV" 1d/256u (not entirely sure on the up)
yeah Fios doesn't reach out here in the prairie, trust me I considered them.
Time warner...great service but doesn't reach out here in the prairie.
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