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« on: August 08, 2006, 11:19:08 PM »
I am looking into cable or dsl. What prices are you paying in your area for these services?    Thanks  :?:

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« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2006, 10:10:57 AM »
i've got a package deal with the local phone company. i live in a very rural area. so i get dsl, "cable" tv, and phone service for about $120/month. this has turned out to be cheaper than having DSL, phone service, and direct tv. i get more stations now.
i think dsl alone is about $40/month here.

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« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2006, 11:11:17 AM »
only DSL 1Mbit/256Kbit costs about $35 a month, don't know how much was the installation, if there was one.

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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2006, 11:19:05 PM »
Verizon is running a big special  $17.95 a month for basic DSL. Faster than dial up and cheaper. Not the fastest they offer, but it's what I have and it works fine for me.

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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2006, 05:10:42 AM »
I'm currently using the same system as amymcg.  My Dad had been using Clearwire and I had used Comcast before, both were about $40.00 a month.  I see no real difference in page display speed and the lesser cost means I can buy chicken feed for the chickens.
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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2006, 09:31:57 PM »
Comcast Cable

$56 a month for 4MB Download & 512Kb Upload :shock:

Tested Last Result:
Download Speed: 3705 kbps (463.1 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 347 kbps (43.4 KB/sec transfer rate)

I pay a premium price cause I don't subscribe to their other services.

In my area, I've "lost" service for short periods
fewer than a dozen times in over 5 years,
three of those due to storm damage. 8)

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« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2006, 12:11:08 AM »
laptop from ebay $500
wireless nic from ebay $40
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Actually I have dsl and pay $45 a month.

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