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post #11 of 51
It took comcast a year to fix my internet connection when I lived at my parents house,

A YEAR! they swapped the modem 1st thing, no change, they told us we had crappy cables... we ran new ones... they told us this, and that, etc...

All the while, me telling them I had low signal strengths to begin with, not a bad modem, and to please swap it out if possible...

guess what happened after they finally installed the new modem? My internet was fine...

This was totally off topic though, I apologize, maybe with the faster bandwidth abilities, the slow crappy connections that so many people have will finally be where they were supposed to be...
     
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God, how much do you guys pay? I pay $40 for 4mbps/312kbps...
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post #13 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by onexero View Post
God, how much do you guys pay? I pay $40 for 4mbps/312kbps...
60 for 16/2
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....

not working for me... same as ever.

I live in MI by the way
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Thread Starter 
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God, how much do you guys pay? I pay $40 for 4mbps/312kbps...
$43 I think.
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post #16 of 51
I have had problems off and on with Comcast. I have butted heads a time or 2 with them even. Had a few Tec's sent out and the last guy fixed it, I think he was the Boss man. Very cool guy...after I explained to him that I have been a customer for like 10 years and that I was a gamer that needed a clean fast connection...for what I pay I should be able to use my net with no BS interruptions. I am super happy that they have upgraded the bandwidth...we gamers(and anyone that pays $50+ a month for service) deserve to get what they pay for. It seems if maybe they finally came through on what they offer.

Thanks for the heads up... 16/2 here so my area must have got the upgrade. "Corvallis OR"
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post #17 of 51
Woo lets have fun getting the bandwidth shaft sooner!
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post #18 of 51
I've went from 700 kilobyte/300 kilobyte to 1.3 megabit/600 kilobyte. I haven't noticed a HUGE difference but having the extra headroom is a nice additive.

Edit: (Sorry if i confused you on the megabit and kilobyte thing. I can't do internet speed conversion in my head too well.)
Edited by Drift0r - 12/15/08 at 6:23pm
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post #19 of 51
I got 22mbs burst with 16mbs sustained download and 2mbs upload

I am only paying $100 a month for Digital cable with HBO, Internet, and Unlimited Voice, not bad IMO
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post #20 of 51
I pay for 10/1, looks to be 20/3 according to Speedtest. How much of that is burst vs sustained remains to be seen, but still nice.
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