Utopia?

Dreamer smorrey at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 10:53:26 MST 2005


Yeah I got my first 2 months free as well, only 20 more days until
Comcast and Qwest can kiss my money goodbye.

On 11/3/05, Greg and Jill Jepperson <gregjill at gmail.com> wrote:
> I live in Orem.
>
> Xmission is $44 a month for 15 Mbps up to 100 GB/month
> (http://xmission.com/utopia/index.html).  Not sure how much it costs
> if you go over that.  There is also no contract so you could cancel
> anytime.
>
> MStar has their regular pricing listed here
> (http://www.mstarmetro.net/pricing/utopia.html).  They are running a
> promotion (not sure how long or what areas it is available other than
> Orem) that provides internet and phone service for $41.95.  The
> internet is restricted to 2 GB/month and you are charged $1 per GB
> over that.  You can pay $15 more for 100 GB/month.  For $10 more they
> offer unlimited long distance.  For the promotion they require a 1
> year contract.  They have other plans too if the 2 GB limit is too low
> for you.
>
> The MStar sales guy and customer support seem uncertain of what
> exactly is offered with the service and what additional costs are for
> extra services.  Xmission is what I would call a "geek friendly"
> company.  They are very open with what is going on with their network
> (via email announcement and access to their network monitoring
> system).  I really like that.
>
> MStar gets a bad rap for their phone service because they took over
> the contract for one of the iProvo providers that fizzled.  I don't
> know how much of the service problems were their fault but they sales
> guy said it had nothing to do with them (go figure).
>
> I went with MStar because I thought I could manage my usage enough to
> stay under the 2 GB/month and if the phone service doesn't work out
> then I'll get a cell phone for my wife.  The sales guy gave me my
> first 2 months free too... I think he was tired of my questions.
>
> Hope it all works out!
> Greg
>
> On 11/3/05, Grant Shipley <gshipley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Where do you guys live?  They are currently digging up my front yard
> > and laying the cable.  How long after that can I go online?
> >
> > One thing I have noticed that some isps (xmission for example) will
> > offer 10-30mbit connections but will allow you to download 100gb a
> > month.
> >
> > We should call around and compile a list of ISPs:  How much they
> > charge and if they have any limits.
> >
> > Grant
> >
> > On 11/3/05, Greg and Jill Jepperson <gregjill at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I signed up with MStar too and would be interested in anyones thoughts on it.
> > >
> > > Just 12 more days until I cut the cord with Qwest!
> > >
> > > On 11/1/05, Dreamer <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Almost forgot for those who are interested the URL is
> > > > http://www.utopianet.org/corporate.htm
> > > >
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