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chuckkk

join:2001-11-10
Warner Robins, GA
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·Cox HSI

[GA] New old topic - Cox $5 internet upgrade offer

Cox is at it again! Advertising a $5 upgrade to the next internet speed tier on cable channels. When you call, you may told that
1. It's not available in your area.
2. It does not apply to upgrade your current tier.
3. What 5$ offer.

The internet references claim the offer expired in 2011.

Congratulations Cox, you've done it again!
And, to make matters worse, you capped the speeds in my area to 1/2 or 1/3 what they were just a few months ago. Using various speed tests, the cap seems to be about 36Mbs, instead of the up to 90Mbs we were getting just three months ago.
When file download speeds and consistency in speed are looked at, the average down load speed is not usually what it should be.
Evidently, what ever was done to cap also can produce serious "holes" in the data transmission. This has a bad effect on some types of download, such as streaming video.

What's almost funny is that it's also showing up occasionally on digital tv cable channels as out of order data, causing momentary "glitches" and small jump backs of the video.

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