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post #191 of 275
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Originally Posted by Squirrel View Post
Canada is larger than the United States.

And America is hardly "more" diverse. I don't have Bell Canada here either, and they are on the forefront of trying to implement caps. I'm sure there are also only a handful of big players in the market that control it in the US.

And yes, there are caps. But for the moment we have stopped them from forcing independent (all the smaller providers) ISPs to implement the same ridiculous caps and charges. Thus, there are still options available for unlimited bandwidth.
i was talking about population...theres states with larger populous then Canada
post #192 of 275
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Originally Posted by Nemesis158 View Post
There is actually an easier solution to all this. We could make our own cross-country internet network separate from the current infrastructure. it would be very hard to pull off and we would need ALOT of people to get it going but if we could start something and have it big enough, the ISP's would have no choice but to compete with it....
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It's the underground internet railroad!!!! OOOOO im so in!!!


any more thoughts on this?
post #193 of 275
Just learned the overusage fee:

$10.

For every 50Gb over, and you get two grace caps. First two times you exceed, no fee.

What. At that price point, why are they even bothering?

Even so, I'm all for rubbing the ISPs' faces in the dirt for their disgustingpocket-lacing money-grubbing corporate-induced bullishness.

I mean for pete's sake you can get 1Gbps internet in Hong Kong for $20 a month.

So screw you, American ISPs. You're stuck in the goddamn dark ages.
post #194 of 275
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Originally Posted by AdmiralThrawn View Post
Just learned the overusage fee:

$10.

For every 50Gb over, and you get two grace caps. First two times you exceed, no fee.

What. At that price point, why are they even bothering?

Even so, I'm all for rubbing the ISPs' faces in the dirt for their disgustingpocket-lacing money-grubbing corporate-induced bullishness.

I mean for pete's sake you can get 1Gbps internet in Hong Kong for $20 a month.

So screw you, American ISPs. You're stuck in the goddamn dark ages.

Have you missed the memo, we are headed into the dark ages.
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wow I have simply played BC2 for 15 minutes and streamed music while playing it and I am already at 1 GB of use.
How do you monitor your usage? Id like to see how much im using. Im using comcast cable.
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Man this blows :/
Edited by hazy7687 - 3/15/11 at 12:48pm
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Wow i was about to get rid of comcast cause of some issues thank god i stuck threw it.
 
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<--- just submitted an order to Time Warner. Lesser of the two evil for now I suppose. God I hate the ****ty internet we have in the states
    
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Cell phone:
att = rubbish.
att < Sprint,Tmobile,Cricket

Internet:
att= rubbish.
att < comcast,verizon,qwest,timewarner,fronteer,ect,ect.

I ditched ATT completely and I suggest everyone else do the same.
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Originally Posted by Fooliobass View Post
Have you missed the memo, we are headed into the dark ages.
I'm not defending them, I just don't see the point of this move.

1) It pisses off customers who know their stuff for several reasons (Mostly because they're lying... 2% my bum) and drives away other potential customers, even driving away current customers.

2) It doesn't gain them any money, really.

First two offenses are fee-free, so people who are just a bit ignorant but care will adjust their ways and AT&T will get nothing from them.

Following offenses, $10 for every 50Gb... Now my family might exceed the 250Gb limit... but we're not going to exceed it by 50Gb, as we aren't THAT mad... so at most AT&T gets an extra $120 from us a year... And how is that worth it?
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