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  1. Join Date : Nov 2015
    Ohio
    Posts : 411
    Windows 10.0.14393 (1607) Home 64-bit
       27 Dec 2015 #401

    Thanks. That's pretty much what I expected, but not what I hoped for.
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  2. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,382
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       27 Dec 2015 #402

    essenbe said: View Post
    I think it depends on where you live. In Europe, they tend to get excellent bandwidth fo very little. In the US it seems to cost much more for way less. I live in a very rural area where we have 1 option for high speed internet. For the past 10 years I have paid $50 a month for half of the speeds you quoted. (3 down and .25 UP). They have just upgraded their equipment and came out with a plan for high speed for 'new' customers for what I was paying. After I called them and 'discussed' it with them they decided to upgrade me too. So, for the same money I get 24/1 now. But, it's a Bonded DSL. Speedtest most of the time will not read both DSL lines and only reads 1 of them. Almost every other bandwidth testing service reads both. Some places in the US, you can get a lot more for a little less. So, it just depends on what your options are. This is what I get now.

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    Using the same one as you Steve, Germany to Virginia. For Telephone and Internet 25/5 I pay currently 19.90 Euro($21.84) after a few more months, when the special price for signing up is over it will rise to only 29.90($32.82) per month. I get mine for the local Utilities company(Water, Electricity, Internet and Phone) so I get it cheaper than someone else that doesn't use the Water & Electricity from the utilities.
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  3. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Land of Enchantment
    Posts : 115
    Win 10 Rel 10586
       05 Jan 2016 #403

    Xfinity Cable

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  4. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 265
    Windows 10
       21 Jan 2016 #404

    The power of optical fiber (Verizon fios). Loving it, specially for uploading backups to cloud.

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  5. Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 45
    Windows 10 Pro
       21 Jan 2016 #405

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  6. Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 183
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       31 Jan 2016 #406

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  7. Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro N version 1511 Build 10586.71
       10 Feb 2016 #407

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ID:	63539 I pay 21.11 euros (after conversion ... because we don't use euros yet) - and this is for cable, Internet and telephone
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  8. Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 327
    Windows 10 Pro 64
       13 Feb 2016 #408

    I recently moved up from 25MBPS to 50MBPS because the 50 package had 250G monthly download usage as a standard and I was paying extra for it with the 25 MBPS package.

    I'm paying $73 (CDN)/month plus taxes, it's a fibre network. I figure as usual we Canadians are paying much more for internet service as most things. Can some of the U.S. members tell me what they are paying for a similar 50MBPS speed, 250G download package.

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  9. Join Date : Nov 2015
    Ohio
    Posts : 411
    Windows 10.0.14393 (1607) Home 64-bit
       13 Feb 2016 #409

    specialkone said: View Post
    I recently moved up from 25MBPS to 50MBPS because the 50 package had 250G monthly download usage as a standard and I was paying extra for it with the 25 MBPS package.

    I'm paying $73 (CDN)/month plus taxes, it's a fibre network. I figure as usual we Canadians are paying much more for internet service as most things. Can some of the U.S. members tell me what they are paying for a similar 50MBPS speed, 250G download package.

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    I pay about $40 American (about $56 Canadian) for 8Mbps. I'm paying 77% of what you pay for 13% of the download speed, so I'd consider what you pay for what you get a bargain. Of course, one person isn't a representative sample.
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  10. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Okotoks
    Posts : 9,516
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and Windows 10 Pro
       13 Feb 2016 #410

    You're getting a pretty good deal, I have 50/5 through a cable company in Canada.
    I pay $80 a month only difference is I get 500GB which is never enforced.
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