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What do you have for an Internet connection?

Snail (Dial-Up)
4
17%
Bunny (Highspeed/Broadband)
15
65%
Both (Home & Work/School etc.)
4
17%
 
Total votes : 23

Postby Bmuntz » Wed Apr 06, 2005 8:57 pm

I've got turtle speed. I wish I had leopard. ](*,)
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Postby Firewitch » Tue Apr 12, 2005 1:24 pm

Is there such a thing as satellite Internet?
What are the providers besides Comcast and Verizon?
Do Bunnies have any problems?

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Postby Me » Wed Apr 13, 2005 3:29 pm

Yes, satellite internet access does exist.

Available providers will depend on type of connection and where you live. For example, where I live, If I want broadband, cable is provided only by Comcast. DSL is through Qwest, and I can pick my own ISP.
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Postby Firewitch » Fri Apr 15, 2005 6:30 am

So who provides satellite?
Is it comparable cost wise to DSL and cable?
How is it with performance?

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Postby Me » Fri Apr 15, 2005 3:19 pm

You will have to research satellite providers. I don't know of any off the top of my head.

Pricewise, I hear satellite is pretty spendy. In my area, cable runs $42-$62 a month. DSL is from $27 a month and up.

From what I have heard, satellite is moderately speedy. DSL can have any sort of performane you want if you are willing to pay for it. Cable in my area is running around 4Mbps. Verizon is also testing a new service in Texas. 30Mbps, fiber line direct to your house, $50 a month.
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