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Old 01-15-2017, 07:47 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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We do it through Google Fiber. Internet only.
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Old 01-15-2017, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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what about fiber cable? Using google free internet but other companies offer them as well
You need to be fairly urban to get cable.
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Old 01-15-2017, 08:08 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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Yes, there are a limited range of options for folks living rurally or remotely.
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Old 01-15-2017, 09:34 PM
 
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'How to get Internet without cable and landline'

Rotate wifi stops between fast food, grocery deli, Denny's, coffee, airports, malls, library, truck stops, train, bus, airplane, and 'understanding friends.'

If in town.... hack into a neighbor's wireless
If in Country and U like slow, expensive, and undependable- satellite
If near a city and can afford data -4g

Yeah, I live very mobile in the USA and I use a TMobile ZTE Wifi pod and after taxes I pay around $39 to $43 per month for 4G LTE internet [6GB per month]. Then I go to wifi stops at fast food, groceries, coffee shops, airports, malls, library, and truck stops.

Man, is internet so fast at American Libraries around Chicago! Plus the numerous and very insightful books at various libraries really help, entertain, and educate me!
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Old 01-22-2017, 03:06 PM
 
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We have RCN and they were charging us for $158 for Triple Play in December 2005 when we first got the service. At the time it was 3-5 Mbps no DVR and only standard definition TV. Also no Video on Demand(VOD). They switched to all digital in 2009.Today we still are paying $158 (to go up $6 in January), and we have 50 Mbps Internet, wireless access point, 1 terabyte DVR with 6 tuners, tons of free VOD, and almost every channel is HD, except for the channels that don't offer HD.

We've never had to cancel for 3 months. You do have to call them every few months or every time they announce a rate increase to see what the latest specials are. If you don't pay attention to the bill all the promotional rates can expire and you might get one month with a $70-$80 increase. That usually gets your attention.



Verizon does that in Eastern PA, but only if you already have a voice line which is ridiculously overpriced. They state very clearly "Verizon home phone service required."

A friend of mine has that service and she pays $110-$120 for the phone line and the DSL line (1.5 Mbps). I have tried to convince her that the cable company will sell her 25 Mbps and phone for about $70-$80 per month, but she is afraid to change her verizon e-mail since she has used it for business for decades.
I still have aol email got VZ they sold us out in FLA but got a good deal 2 years. I never did change to VZ email.
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