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Review by Bikti_t See Profile

  • Location: Glendora,Los Angeles,CA
  • Cost: $46 per month
Good "nothing at this time"
Bad "poor support sys .. earthlink is only an admin middleman"
Overall "Time Warner Cable is the real work force .."
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10/350 mbps/kbps actual = 6 mbps works ok for a house with one online gamer , vid downloads, and misc .. I was going to upgrade to 30 mbps (extreme 60$ ) but i want to get rid of the middleman first .. (earthlink)
More later

My first experience with earthlink support failed .. I like to document conversations and agreements so i use chat or email ... and i couldn't seem to get them to work through those formats

9/11/12 speed update with downgrade
Normal (sustained) dl speed is 500 kb/ps .. under a 10 mb/ps signup plan
pretty poor ... earthlink on time warner lines

member for 2.2 years, 287 visits, last login: 271 days ago
updated 1.8 years ago

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NYCPaul

join:2000-09-15
New York, NY

Question for cable head-end techs

How does a cable company technician adjust the internet speed a customer gets? For example, if a customer is paying for a 10meg/315K service how does the info get from the billing people to the technician that gives the customer that speed? Or does it work that way? Is it true that a code must be uploaded to the customer's modem by a technician at the head-end? I would really appreciate knowing how it is done.
Bikti_t

join:2012-05-09
Glendora, CA

Re: Question for cable head-end techs

Hi really sorry about not replying sooner

I am not sure about the tech end .. sorry this wasn't my signup
I just get to call the people