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post #81 of 92
well i do live around the beaumont area, i also own a business here.
TW is still hooked up with blockbuster.
beaumont tx is a hot spot for net flex down load and play system.
i would not be surprised if by TW doing this to control just how much is down loaded
from net flex, just think about it, buy 5 movies from net flex for a buck and down load it only to get a bill from TW for every gig of the movies you watch.
talk about making money from the compatition.
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post #82 of 92
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You should go with TPG they have 150gigs for 69.99 although that's 40gigs peak + 110gigs off peak.
with hours between 11 and 6 for offpeak? yeah right, Plus i can't get ADSL2+ in my area, I'm on cable.
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response from TWC: ---Better not happen in WI----


Dear Valued Time Warner Cable Customer:

Thank you for writing to Time Warner Cable of Wisconsin.

The news report viewed regarding metered internet usage is due to a program being rolled out in the Beaumont, Texas Time Warner Cable Division, not in the Wisconsin Divisions.

If we can answer any additional questions or account concerns, please feel free to respond to this email below. You will notice that your email has been assigned an incident number as to remain in constant contact with me until you feel your questions and concerns have been answered to your satisfaction. If we can assist you in the future with any questions or account concerns, please feel free to visit us online at http://www.timewarnercable.com/wisconsin or email us at timewarnerwi@custhelp.com.

Thank you for using Time Warner Cable!

Sincerely,

Bryon Landolt
Consumer Contact Department
Time Warner Cable
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post #84 of 92
Ugh. I've been pretty happy with my RoadRunner service but this is just capitalism. Its just an excuse for Time Warner to make a lot more money for a problem that isn't very serious. Its not like they can't handle the bandwidth from P2P.
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post #85 of 92
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Get used to it USA. I wil be glad to see lower costs as this will lower the cost if they add reduced speeds after so much and also stop those massive downloaders. No wonder why some people experience slow downs on sites as someone is chewing up the bandwidth.
??? I think you are living in a dream world.
    
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Sadest part is, is that its still better than australia
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post #87 of 92
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??? I think you are living in a dream world.
Yep, well we should take action. Everyone boycott their service.
post #88 of 92
Far out, even I get 12Gb on my crappy 256Kbit connection...
    
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response from TWC: ---Better not happen in WI----


Dear Valued Time Warner Cable Customer:

Thank you for writing to Time Warner Cable of Wisconsin.

The news report viewed regarding metered internet usage is due to a program being rolled out in the Beaumont, Texas Time Warner Cable Division, not in the Wisconsin Divisions.

If we can answer any additional questions or account concerns, please feel free to respond to this email below. You will notice that your email has been assigned an incident number as to remain in constant contact with me until you feel your questions and concerns have been answered to your satisfaction. If we can assist you in the future with any questions or account concerns, please feel free to visit us online at http://www.timewarnercable.com/wisconsin or email us at timewarnerwi@custhelp.com.

Thank you for using Time Warner Cable!

Sincerely,

Captain Obvious
Consumer Contact Department
Time Warner Cable
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post #90 of 92
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Originally Posted by Gillos View Post
:swearing: "I HATE when people say something like..."



"WHY WAIT?!? Do it now. Send them a message with your dollar immediately and without hesitation!"

"GO HERE AND SHOOT OFF AN ANGRY EMAIL TOO! It's their feedback page."

"Don't just stand by and let them take the internet one piece at a time. If a company pulls this crap. DUMP them, and dump them as soon as possible. Only then will they maybe get the message and stop this crap."

.
That's what I am doing. It turns out that getting the verizon phone + fios + cable package will save us about $30 a month over TW TV + TW internet + verizon phone. It's 65 a month (before tax) for verizon phone + FIOS if you order online. My phone bill for verizon was $65 last month (after tax) so a nice savings + better internet.

So FIOS + phone + TW TV = ~$125-135/mo
Phone + TW TV + Internet = $160/mo

20mbps d/l 5mbps u/l is going to be great for less than 5mbps d/l 500kbps u/l
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