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Good Bye Comcast Hello Qwest

post #1 of 19
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well due to the high prices of gas (and the fact that i drive 100 miles a day for work) ive decided to start saving money wherever i can.

and to star i have left comcast!!! i was paying $99.00 a month for HD cable with No movie channels, and 49.99 a month for 7Mbps internet and 34.00 a month for cable home phone.

NOW im paying 46.99 for 12Mbps internet, 29.99 for phone and 76.00 a month for over 265 channels INCLUDING all movie channels
(6 hbo, 11 starz, 5 shotime, 3 cinemax) plus i dropped my at&t cellular for 120.00 a month to qwest same plan exactly for 69.99.

its a start i know but im excited to check out the 12Mbps speed. anyone else have the qwext dsl 12Mbps speed?? how is it?

OH best of all now i only have 1 bill instead of 2...saving money AND consolidating my bills lol

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post #2 of 19
12Mbps!? jesus christ I hardly have ONE and i'm still on comcast
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post #3 of 19
I'm on 15MBPS for 49.99 a month through mediacom. Seems like you upgraded quite a bit and are now paying less.
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post #4 of 19
...if you are saving money for gas, why not drop cable and use the expanded digital TV channels? Anyhow, we have quest, but it is like... 1M? If that. Not sure might run speed test on the desktop eventually, the laptop that I use via Wifi gets 1.3M down.

If your area is only partially supported for their DSL watch out, it may go down for a while and you have to wait for them to have thorough service at your house.
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post #5 of 19
I'm still at 6mbps and thats the fastest non-business i can get.
post #6 of 19
i get 3mbps w/ SBC.
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post #7 of 19
Thread Starter 
yeah ill let you all know here in a few days how it is lol, cant wait for the speed!!
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post #8 of 19
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well its been a few days and about 50 speed tests later and well??????

ill be keeping my comcast internet service. the dsl was rated for 12mbps download and the highest i ever got was 1.9mbps.....

and my comcast was always strong well above 10mbps the lowest i ever got was around 7mbps lol

so i should now be changing this header to goodbye qwest dsl and hello again to comcast lol

and on a side note....anyone wanting dsl over cable,? dont do it if you spend as much time as i do on the computer its worth the extra few bucks for comcast
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post #9 of 19
I live in Kentucky, so the highest connection is like 6mbps. And since Time Warner is the only cable company around here, I'm sticking with DSL. Who the hell pays $60/month for capped downloads, and you have to pay extra if you exceed?
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post #10 of 19
+1 for Cable!
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