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Qwest this week announced that it is offering two new fiber-optic Internet service options with connection speeds of 12M and 20Mbps.

The services are being rolled out as part of Qwest's ongoing fiber-to-the-neighborhood (FTTN) expansion. The 20Mbps option, known as Qwest Connect Quantum, and the 12Mbps option, known as Qwest Connect Titanium, will both offer Windows Live security features and capabilities, and will be primarily targeted at consumers and small-business users, Qwest says.

The Quantum service will be offered at a bundled price of US$100 per month and will be targeted toward high-bandwidth users. The Titanium, meanwhile, goes for a bundled price of $47 per month.
Side note Verizon fios is currently offering its fiber optic at only 15mbps, I would switch to Qwest but it is only as of right now available in the midwest, 47 bucks is quite the deal and most likely you won't have to buy their television and phone service cough cough with the package.

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post #2 of 50
Nice, unfortunately I'm in the northeast

I don't think I would ever need more than 12M per month That is absolutely insane for a connection speed!
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too bad I'm more norther and easter
My neighborhood still hasn't gotten FIOS god d*mnit...
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Good to see we are FINALLY starting to catch up with Europe in internet speeds. Also I live in the Southeast. Fiber optic internets? BLASPHEMY! What would we rednecks need such a thing for?

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I'm in the qwest area and damn it they aren't giving it to me yet and I once worked for them bastards.

sorry yes I'm a somewhat bitter ex employee
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Originally Posted by Spart View Post
Good to see we are FINALLY starting to catch up with Europe in internet speeds. Also I live in the Southeast. Fiber optic internets? BLASPHEMY! What would we rednecks need such a thing for?

<.<
i know how you feel.
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FIOS will never be here in Michigan, comcast has all the right of ways.

burn in hell comcast!
    
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Is that all?
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post #9 of 50
ah bugger off

what do they offer there though in the UK?
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post #10 of 50
Bah, I'm in the Midwest and still can't get Qwest.
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