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post #21 of 49
i just got installed at 14.95 a month for dsl highspeed
post #22 of 49
$60.14

That's for the Verizone 3G. Our only other choices are dial up or satellite. Satellite was $50/month and we constantly lost the signal. The Verizon is reliable, but we're limited in how much we can transfer. We can't watch videos without going over and it's very expensive to go over.
post #23 of 49
We have verizon FiOs for 44.95 a month- we use Ooma for phone service, no land line.

We recently moved- before, we were renting a house about 2 miles away. There, we had verizon DSL for 34.95 a month. Because the previous owners of this house had FiOs, they wouldn't let us "downgrade!" to DSL...so we had to get the FiOs.
post #24 of 49
Those who are saying wifi, do you mean a data stick/card from a cell provider, or for something else... I am confused...
post #25 of 49
About $75 for cable internet. I believe it's the second best package they offer. DH works from home so he is on the internet all day. We can write it off on our taxes at the end of the year. It also allows us to get 8 tv stations which we don't get otherwise. Even basic cable around here is a rip off and I won't pay for it.
post #26 of 49
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Originally Posted by Mackenzie View Post
Those who are saying wifi, do you mean a data stick/card from a cell provider, or for something else... I am confused...
There are a couple of different options which get grouped under wifi for internet access.

First is kind of a dish-based system. If you have DirectTv or Dish Network in your area and they offer a tv/Internet package, that's typically what you're getting. Many areas also have smaller companies which offer Internet-only in this manner. They are generally based on some technology like Canopy:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorola_Canopy

There is also 3G/4G Internet access. That is what you'd typically regard as cellular access. Clear is probably the best-known home provider:

http://www.clear.com/
post #27 of 49
We pay $60/mo, ugh! That's just for cable internet, if we got a package of some kind the internet portion would be only $45/mo... we were paying less for years with various promotions but I couldn't get one recently.

About six years ago we were paying $5.95 for dial up with some sort of speed boost, but I can't imagine going back to that, we are so spoiled now.... got used to it when dh started working from home and had to send and receive large files constantly.

I keep looking into other options, which always sound cheaper, but nothing ever seems to be available in our area... at least not in the bandwidth we've become accustomed to with online game playing and movie streaming.
post #28 of 49
Okay... I was unaware of the dish option... And the 3g/4g is not what I think of when I think of "wifi". I was just thinking of how I have my wifi set up in my house and how the price does not matter if I have that set up or not
post #29 of 49
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Originally Posted by Mackenzie View Post
Okay... I was unaware of the dish option... And the 3g/4g is not what I think of when I think of "wifi". I was just thinking of how I have my wifi set up in my house and how the price does not matter if I have that set up or not
Ah. Yeah, I generally call what you do internally to your house "wireless" while what is an external wireless connection coming into your house is "wifi". You can run a wifi connection into a wireless router.
post #30 of 49
We have AT&T Wireless.

For a year it is 13.95 a month, and then it jumps to 34.00
post #31 of 49
We pay $34.99/mo for highspeed
post #32 of 49
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39.95 for fiber optic.

I did have to pay a huge install fee and get a long term contract, because we are very rural and they had to run it to our house special.
That's awesome! When we looked at fibre it was a huge install fee AND $750 a month even with a two year contract.
post #33 of 49
$46 for Comcast regular speed. But that is because we pay for basic cable which is like $9. If we didn't pay for basic cable it would be $60. We use phone.com for phone service and have been very happy with it.
post #34 of 49
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Originally Posted by cschick View Post
There is also 3G/4G Internet access. That is what you'd typically regard as cellular access. Clear is probably the best-known home provider:

http://www.clear.com/
I saw this and wondered why I had never heard of it. I checked out the link and was pretty excited about it. Decided to check their availability... they don't have any coverage in any part of Ohio. Guess I won't be getting that anytime soon.
post #35 of 49
we live rurally in the mountains and we pay 19.95/month through our local phone company for high speed dsl/wireless, no contract.
post #36 of 49
I pay $46 for ours through Cox. It's not the fastest one they offer but not the slowest either.
post #37 of 49
We pay $60ish a month, but we have basic, basic cable (just a cable in the tv, no box). If we didn't have the cable added it would be around $80ish just for comcast internet.
post #38 of 49
$39.95 for DSL and a wireless router.
post #39 of 49
I pay $19.99 + tax a month for high speed internet through Comcast. It will go up in 6 months. They ensure me that I can get the next special, but that remains to be seen.
post #40 of 49
$41.95 through earthlink with brighthouse. We pay 10-15 a month for vonage phone service and don't have cable tv.
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