Another ISP thread...

Jacob Albretsen jakea at xmission.com
Wed Apr 24 11:25:19 MDT 2013


On Tuesday, April 23, 2013 06:44:25 PM Jima wrote:
> On 2013-04-23 17:59, Dennis Muhlestein wrote:
> > On 4/16/13 5:04 PM, Ryan Simpkins wrote:
> >> On Tue, April 16, 2013 16:06, Dennis Muhlestein wrote:
> >> 
> >> Recently I've been happy with Comcast. Despite their questionable
> >> business
> >> practices, the actual product is quite functional. I just got upgraded
> >> last
> >> night and tested a solid 55Mbps down and 10Mbps up. 40ms to the work VPN.
> >> I've had a few minor outages. That's a typical issue with them it seems.
> >> Of course with all things Comcast - YMMV.
> > 
> > Do any of you have static ip addresses with Comcast?  Did you have to
> > pay extra?
> 
>   With Comcast?  Last I checked (a few years ago, in Minnesota), that
> would require a business-class account, which is more expensive per
> month for less bandwidth, and is subject to a (at the time) $250
> "installation fee" -- actually more like an activation fee, since you
> have to pay it even if you already have coax.  And yes, you have to pay
> extra per month for the static IPs.

Do they play stupid pricing games with their business class?  First 6 - 12 
month is one price, then it doubles the next 12 months and you have to do a 2 
year contract kind of garbage?



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