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somms

join:2003-07-28
Salt Lake City, UT

The greedy incumbents should be worried...

After having FTTH installed w/Utopia, I would never return to expensive/old/dated & stale copper internet...wonder how much Google's 1Gbps symmetrical service will cost since I could now upgrade to this speed for $300/month!


RonPaul

join:2011-08-03

Is there one post that you do not comment on regarding your amazing fiber? I have fiber also but do not feel the need to do so.


Morfein

join:2004-09-08
Avon, IN

I need some more fiber.... man this morning was rough.



somms

join:2003-07-28
Salt Lake City, UT
reply to RonPaul

said by RonPaul:

Is there one post that you do not comment on regarding your amazing fiber? I have fiber also but do not feel the need to do so.

I guess FIOS counts as fiber but with a contract, not symmetrical speeds and not avail at 1Gbps either!


09129800

join:2012-06-27
New York, NY
reply to somms

Yeah, but you have to be surrounded by pasty white polygamists who believe in magic underwear.

And doesn't UTOPIA still have bandwidth caps? According to XMission it does:
»www.xmission.com/utopia

I think I'll stick with my uncapped Time Warner 50/5 Mbps connection. The upload speed might be terrible... but even at 5 Mbps I can STILL upload more data in one month than you are allowed to use on your "amazing" fiber connection!

You can download over 15 TB and upload over 1.5 TB in a month on a 50/5 Mbps connection. What the hell are you going to do with a 1 Gbps connection with a 1 TB cap? I'll take the uncapped 50 Mbps connection which allows 15x as much data transfer, thank you very much.

When Time Warner officially jumps on the bandwidth capping greed train and makes caps mandatory for all of their subscribers, then I'll agree that your fiber is better. Until then, you've been sold a Ferrari that you're only allowed to drive for 5 miles each month.



somms

join:2003-07-28
Salt Lake City, UT

said by 09129800:

Yeah, but you have to be surrounded by pasty white polygamists who believe in magic underwear.

And doesn't UTOPIA still have bandwidth caps? According to XMission it does:
»www.xmission.com/utopia

I think I'll stick with my uncapped Time Warner 50/5 Mbps connection. The upload speed might be terrible... but even at 5 Mbps I can STILL upload more data in one month than you are allowed to use on your "amazing" fiber connection!

You can download over 15 TB and upload over 1.5 TB in a month on a 50/5 Mbps connection. What the hell are you going to do with a 1 Gbps connection with a 1 TB cap? I'll take the uncapped 50 Mbps connection which allows 15x as much data transfer, thank you very much.



Yeah, about those 'soft' caps...not really an issue here but I haven't strayed into the 1.5TB area yet...

Not sure about the magic undies...maybe they are edible!?


Jim_in_VA

join:2004-07-11
Cobbs Creek, VA
kudos:4

2 recommendations

reply to RonPaul

The only way I'll get fiber is if I buy a box of cereal
--
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Anonymous_
Anonymous
Premium
join:2004-06-21
127.0.0.1
kudos:2
Reviews:
·Time Warner Cable
reply to somms

said by somms:

After having FTTH installed w/Utopia, I would never return to expensive/old/dated & stale copper internet...wonder how much Google's 1Gbps symmetrical service will cost since I could now upgrade to this speed for $300/month!

cable Copper offers 5-7Gigbit/s if you dedicated all of it to internet


09129800

join:2012-06-27
New York, NY
reply to somms

Something tells me your fiber optic ISP would not be pleased with me.



I've transferred more data in 8 months over copper than your fiber ISP would let you transfer in 4 1/2 years.


axus

join:2001-06-18
Washington, DC
reply to RonPaul

Yes, this man is a shill for very high-speed broadband at reasonable prices.



somms

join:2003-07-28
Salt Lake City, UT

said by axus:

Yes, this man is a shill for very high-speed broadband at reasonable prices.

I'm guilty as charged since I'm spoiled with my 'socialist' fiber to the home install thru a muni at $45/month for 100Mbps symmetrical...sigh!


aciddrink

join:2000-08-26

Now step outside and get some sunlight.



somms

join:2003-07-28
Salt Lake City, UT

said by aciddrink:

Now step outside and get some sunlight.

»Re: Utopia FTTH

Right after you, son!

majortom1029

join:2006-10-19
Lindenhurst, NY
kudos:1
reply to Anonymous_

said by Anonymous_:

said by somms:

After having FTTH installed w/Utopia, I would never return to expensive/old/dated & stale copper internet...wonder how much Google's 1Gbps symmetrical service will cost since I could now upgrade to this speed for $300/month!

cable Copper offers 5-7Gigbit/s if you dedicated all of it to internet

Its actually more like 10gigabits/s with current tech.

davidhoffman
Premium
join:2009-11-19
Warner Robins, GA
kudos:2
reply to 09129800

Who is your generous tolerant ISP?



Dragasoni
We're All Mad Here
Premium
join:2001-12-14
Palm Bay, FL
reply to 09129800

Click for full size
What are doing that consumes so much bandwidth? I'm not trying to come off as a troll, I'm just curious.

I do quite a bit of Netflix and audio streaming, but I don't come anywhere near your usage.

-Dragasoni-


09129800

join:2012-06-27
New York, NY
reply to davidhoffman

Time Warner Cable.



Archillies

@qwest.net
reply to somms

Am outside, I have a nice jack here by the pool. WiFi is poo...

Now get off my grass!


jeffreydean1

join:2010-05-31
reply to Dragasoni

Seriously. I have 2 kids and a spouse that use netflix constantly (often at the same time), I download music and games very often, and have over 300 games on Steam and I've NEVER used more than maybe 1 terabyte a month. I can't imagine what you must do to get over 7tb consistently. Thats just crazy...