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Old 05-09-2011, 05:19 PM
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Does anyone have an alternative to Comcast for High Speed Internet in TV?
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Old 05-09-2011, 06:49 PM
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CenturyLink for DSL.... I believe CenturyLink and Comcast are the only options for high speed Internet...
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:11 PM
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Is the problem with Comcast, signal quality or billing/service related?
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:56 PM
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We will be moving toTV later this year and needed the info for planning. You guys are great!! Thanks.
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Old 05-10-2011, 04:42 AM
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An air card or mobile hot spot eliminates comcast and the phone connection.

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Old 05-10-2011, 09:23 AM
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Default In TV 2 years - -

I have been working at home using Comcast Internet and phone with no outages except power outages. Very stable.

Speeds I get are 13.27 mbps Download - 1.7 Upload

Their customer service can be a challegne to work with.

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Old 05-10-2011, 03:27 PM
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I use an aircard with Sprint. $ 60 a month, unlimired, and good service.
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Old 05-10-2011, 04:44 PM
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for many of us. We have DSL highspeed for $29.99 (or close) per month, thru Centurylink. We just put in on "vacation" while we're gone this summer.
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Can you please explain what it means to put it on vacation? We are thinking of getting internet as I work a bit while I am there but need to go for wireless at Starbucks or Panera.
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:21 AM
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Default Putting it on "vacation"

means we suspended service for the summer, while we are up north. Centurylink allows you to do this for land line and internet service. I was told there will be a minimal charge for the landline ($5-6 mo), and no charge for internet, and no charge to restart in the fall.

They told me that Florida is the only state where they offer this - because too many people (to save money) would just stop service and switch to a different provider when they return.

The first rep we spoke to gave us misinformation - then switched me to the "recidivism" desk. Don't get me started about customer service with either Centurylink or Directv. Just persist.

Comcast will allow something similar, don't know what they currently offer.

We now have Directv, and you can either take your boxes back and forth, or suspend it for the summer as well. I think they allow this once in any 6 mo period (at least currently) - for instance, many seasonal residents come back for a couple of months in the fall, but go north from mid-November to early January.
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