U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Kentucky > Lexington area
 [Register]
Lexington area Fayette County
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 05-01-2008, 09:22 AM
 
121 posts, read 474,772 times
Reputation: 64

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by InLondon View Post
DSL is much cheaper and it's fast all the time. Is cable faster or something because I couldn't imagine paying $44.95 a month for the internet.
I probably don't have the most updated information, because when I had DSL it was about 3 years ago. But I paid I think $24.99/month for pretty fast speed. But because it was DSL, I had to have a landline phone to work it, which ran me about $28/month with taxes, fees, etc. So when all was said and done it was running me about $53/month, and I had a landline phone that I never used except for connecting to the internet.

Ironically enough, the United States is one of the slowest moving internet countries in the world. Places such as Japan and Germany have speeds in the gigabyte range and have had them for quite some time. LOL, they probably look at our 10mbps speeds as archaic!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 05-11-2008, 11:25 AM
 
14 posts, read 49,921 times
Reputation: 15
i have Insight for my Cable/DVR/ISP and love it. 10meg is the low end and they now offer 20meg as well. I had DirectTv & Alltell/Windstream years ago and well, the DSL was similar to dial up for me.
I am also a heavy bandwidth user w/ 3 pcs, 2 360s, and a Wii all on my home network, so take your need for anything similar into consideration. (i pay $140 for 1 Dig Box, 1 Dig DVR, HBO, Starz, & Internet)
can't speak for their phone service but i am not a fan of Voip.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:



Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Kentucky > Lexington area
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:12 PM.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top