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Qwest_boy

@qwest.net

Qwest 40/20 service, how much it cost now?

I am using Qwest 40/20 service, paying $35/month, and would last 1 year at this price. I have 4 months left.

Does anyone know, what is the best pricing available right now, if I want to continue using 40/20 service? I know what is on Qwest's web site. This question is for those who talk to Qwest CS and received a different offer not advertised on the web.



Boss302_1970

join:2009-12-11

that is dirt cheap for those speeds


joe_h

join:2010-05-26
Las Cruces, NM
reply to Qwest_boy

I signed up for the 2 year lock in price of $49.95/month. There is an ETF if I quit before the two years are up though.



lordpuffer
RIP lil
Premium
join:2004-09-19
Rio Rancho, NM
kudos:2
reply to Qwest_boy

From what I have seen posted, many people pay many different prices. I believe that may change with the CenturyLink takeover.


CenturyLink
VIP
join:2009-03-09
Boise, ID
kudos:7
reply to Qwest_boy

Hi,

I would recommend that you call in and speak to our customer service / sales department when your current promotion is up to see other available offers. 18002441111.

Thanks,

Corey Tidwell
talktous@qwest.com



MSauk
MSauk
Premium
join:2002-01-17
Sandy, UT
reply to Qwest_boy

I pay around 50 bucks a month and have a 2 year locked price with no contract.
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LtnKreationz

join:2009-11-11
Mesa, AZ
reply to Qwest_boy

I also pay $49.99 for 2 years.


Fibre

join:2011-06-11
reply to joe_h

@joe_h
Do you have it as bundle? or is it straight up internet only? I was told by CS they don't offer any contract or "price locks", so assuming...can I cancel anytime at regular 40/20 price?


ArizonaSteve

join:2004-01-31
Apache Junction, AZ
reply to Qwest_boy

What do you mean by 40/20? Somehow that sounds faster than the meager 1.5 that I get.


Fibre

join:2011-06-11

40/20 as in 40mbps down and 20mbps up speeds. Like it should be , I don't understand the enormous differences ISP gives such as 10/1 or 6/768k. I propose the FCC a 2.0 ratio between Down/Up.
40/20=2
512k/256k=2
1gbps/500m=2
Unlike the 4mbps "broadband" definition, funny enough.


ArizonaSteve

join:2004-01-31
Apache Junction, AZ

You can't possibly get 40/20 to your house over a phone line can you? How does it work, do they run fiber right to the house?


kiknwing

join:2010-12-13
Ogden, UT

In select areas you can get 40/20. It uses vdsl instead of adsl. No fiber is run to your house, still uses the old copper phone lines.


TheMayor

join:2002-05-09
reply to ArizonaSteve

They run fiber to the connection box in the neighborhood (sometimes, they even put in a new box), from there it runs on copper to the homes. The higher speeds use Vdsl2

Speeds are as follows (not everybody qualifies)

1.5M / 896
3-7M / 896
7 Mbps / 5 Mbps
12 Mbps /896
12 Mbps / 5 Mbps
20 Mbps / 896
20Mbps / 5 Mbps
40 Mbps / 5 Mbps
40 Mbps / 20 Mbps

said by ArizonaSteve:

You can't possibly get 40/20 to your house over a phone line can you? How does it work, do they run fiber right to the house?



LtnKreationz

join:2009-11-11
Mesa, AZ
reply to Fibre

I'm locked in for 2 yrs on the 40/20 plan $49.99 bundled with DTV. I got this promo at the begining of this year after my $19.99 for 6 months ended. I have no other services with Qwest.


sheureka

join:2002-09-28
Bisbee, AZ
reply to Qwest_boy

Wow - I'm paying more than that for 1.5. - sheureka


nonymous
Premium
join:2003-09-08
Glendale, AZ
reply to Qwest_boy

Qwests pricing is all over the board. Sometimes they let you get a new promo sometimes not if you go through the retentions department,
Thing is it is not always a short term promo life but a locked in price for life or very long term price. But it is fair as they are a new customer. BS. A short term promo for a new customer is fair but I wonder how many mis mashed promos from over the years are now on the system grandfathered in.


ArizonaSteve

join:2004-01-31
Apache Junction, AZ
reply to kiknwing

Select areas? Is that only in rich areas like Scottsdale? Here they are advertising speeds Up To 7Mb but I can only get 1.5Mb. and there's no mention of 40/20 at all.


kiknwing

join:2010-12-13
Ogden, UT

said by ArizonaSteve:

Select areas? Is that only in rich areas like Scottsdale? Here they are advertising speeds Up To 7Mb but I can only get 1.5Mb. and there's no mention of 40/20 at all.

Here is what a technician told me a few weeks ago about selecting VDSL upgrade areas. For example a trailer park is next to the central office and 2 blocks away you have a group of $500,000 homes. The trailer park will get upgraded long before the homes get upgraded because it is cheaper to upgrade the trailer park. And the reason its cheaper is because they don't have to run fiber as far to the trailer park compared to the homes. Even though in the long run they will make more money at the homes then what they will with the trailer park, all they are concerned about is what the install price is.

questionable

join:2005-10-18
Phoenix, AZ
reply to Qwest_boy

I think I need to contact Qwest to see if i get higher speeds at that price point. Mine is currently 12/5 for 55