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Well it seems that its come time to ditch my cable high speed and go with the phone companies versions now. I did a little review of what I was paying each month and as it turns out Cable $48 Cable Internet $50.

The phone co. has an offer on right now for $59 a MONTH for DSL internet (which is fine with me cause I don't DL porn lol) and AND Expressview sat.

not bad HUH?
 

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Nice, I need to really think about getting rid of my AOL Broadband also. I will be checking into what's available in my area too. Satelite is not real good in Fl, we have too many storms.
 

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I've always hated Satellite....everytime it rains, your TV goes out. Which is when I always watch TV the most to find out what the hell is going on with the weather, so it kind of defeats the purpose for me. DSL is more stable and secure than cable internet though, so I give that a big :thumbsup:
 

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cable all the way....me and my roomates all have cell phones so no need for a phone line which i think is $25 or so just for the cheapest one which would cost you more almost per every call unless you're calling next door neighbors plus annoying telemarketers. and you need a land line to get dsl. cable is faster and more reliable at least where i live.
 

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I think cable modems fluctuate from place to place. Around here, they are much better than the average comparable DSL. With my cable modem I usually get around 250 KB (2000 kilobits) / s download from good servers. That's better than some T1 services. Upload, on the other hand, is limited to 32 KB (256 kilobits) / s.
 

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You might also look into wireless services. They get weather interference, but not as bad as satellite. The wireless system I'm on right now just tested 950kbps down, and 1262kbps up. They're comparably priced to other options. Just thought I'd throw that in.
 

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On the test listed by Hatchetman, i got a 364. Comcast cable all the way. 3Mbps download. DSL here is too slow and too expensive compared to cable. I have Dish network also and the signal went out for 10 minutes during the last hurricane, thats it.

Edit- Just hit 388.:D
 

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Nice, I need to really think about getting rid of my AOL Broadband also. I will be checking into what's available in my area too. Satelite is not real good in Fl, we have too many storms.
Well, seeing how I was a manager for aol awhile back, I'll tell ya, DON'T GET AOL BROADBAND...

go with roadrunner if you can, since your in FL, AOL Broadband and RoadRunner are owned by the same company but there are differences in the network setup...

I've had RoadRunner for 8 years... I'll never get anything less than cable, dsl is slow as ball in comparision and dial up, well, I don't need to talk about dial up...
 
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