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Old 02-20-2017, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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Then, what the hell am I doing wrong?


OK, I live within the confines of a large east coast metro area, but this particular valley is still isolated and farmed and therefore neither cable nor FIOS have put down infrastructure. For yrs. I relied on DSL that produced download of 1Mb. In 2016, got Exede Satellite. Download ranges 15-20Mb. which is inadequate for most web sites.


I get progression wheels and hour glasses and "Website not responding due to long-running script" or simply "Website not responding." Not talking about games or movies, just websites, like e.g., Breitbart or Yahoo Sports. Tell you the truth, this 15-20Mb. is no faster than the 1Mb. DSL download except that YouTube songs play all the way through without interruption.


Oh yeah, I pay $110.58 mo. for this satellite which does not include phone or TV. I still use over-the-air antenna TV but that's another story.
??? I just got my Exede bill for $104 for the month, including their phone service.

I don't do Breitbart or Yahoo Sports so can't compare that. With adblocker and no-script stripping out the nonsense, I don't seem to have any particular problems. YMMV
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Old 02-23-2017, 09:35 PM
 
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$35 for 10mb/s on DSL (plus fees and tax)
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:08 PM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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$34.99 for an average speed of 30-75 mbps in the daytime and up to 100 mbps past 11pm or so when the traffic is lighter. Spectrum Cable.
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Old 02-24-2017, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Boston Suburb
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Was paying $35 for 50 Mbps but just about to switch to $30 for 25 Mbps. I am in the Boston suburb. Each year, the rate goes up and I need to beg for am extension or switch between RCN and Comcast
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Old 02-24-2017, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Haiku
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$49 for 200 mbps
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Old 02-24-2017, 10:27 AM
 
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Comcast, 45mb download/12mb upload for $40. Normally its 25mb D/7mb U for $40 but I'm usually able to talk them into giving me another year of upgraded service for the same price.
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