Page 4 of 7 FirstFirst ... 23456 ... LastLast
  1.    30 Jan 2015 #31
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 5,446
    Windows 10 Pro

    In my area I have two main choices, Dial-up and Comcast. Comcast is a little expensive but I could never go back to dial-up. I did receive a offer to sign up for HughesNet. I know nothing about satellite internet so I passed on it.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    30 Jan 2015 #32
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Posts : 804
    10 Pro Preview x64

    Quote Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
    Without internet you could not download win-10tp
    Good point. OK. Here in France internet is a human right (apparently) and can't be taken away but isn't of course free (about $30 unlimited a month including basic TV/phone).

    Can't comment on pricing vs US but as far as I can figure internet should cost more in the US than small European countries as (I hope I'm not being contentious here) the US is bigger. You'd need longer cables and so on.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    30 Jan 2015 #33
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,552
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by adamf View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
    Without internet you could not download win-10tp
    Good point. OK. Here in France internet is a human right (apparently) and can't be taken away but isn't of course free (about $30 unlimited a month including basic TV/phone).

    Can't comment on pricing vs US but as far as I can figure internet should cost more in the US than small European countries as (I hope I'm not being contentious here) the US is bigger. You'd need longer cables and so on.

    $30 for phone/basic tv/Internet. That is cheap.
    Last edited by groze; 30 Jan 2015 at 22:01.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    30 Jan 2015 #34
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,535
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.2 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home (64 bit)

    Quote Originally Posted by adamf View Post
    Can't comment on pricing vs US but as far as I can figure internet should cost more in the US than small European countries as (I hope I'm not being contentious here) the US is bigger. You'd need longer cables and so on.
    It's worse in Australia.
    We're about the same size as the US, but with 1/10 of the population.

    Our Internet package isn't too bad.
    For $80/month we get 250 GB of data and bundled phone service.
    The Internet speed is poor though (~5Mb/s).
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    30 Jan 2015 #35
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Posts : 804
    10 Pro Preview x64

    Quote Originally Posted by groze View Post
    $30 for phone/basic tv/Internet.
    €30 actually which is about $33. But France is sparsely populated for Europe (it is the size of Texas and only about twice the population). Some smaller counties are cheaper. That was my point - if there are lots of people close together it is cheaper than if you have to run cables 100s of miles for just a couple of guys. Probably.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    31 Jan 2015 #36
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Denmark
    Posts : 236
    Windows 10 Pro

    Here in Denmark (well, not in entire Denmark yet) we have fibercable to TV, Phone and Internet. For the moment I pay about 40$ pr month for Phone, and unlimited Internet til a speed og 60mbps down and 60mbps upload. If I pay about 56$ pr month, my ups and downs will increase to 100mbps. For even higher prices I can get up to 500mbps ups and downs at my private connection. But for now I'm happy with my 60/60 fiberoptic
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    31 Jan 2015 #37
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    With Comcast in TN I get 50mbps for 50$ a month. I think it's not bad for that kind of speed and if I wanted to I can get 20mbps for around 25$ a month.



    Jeff
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  8.    31 Jan 2015 #38
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,552
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    With Comcast in TN I get 50mbps for 50$ a month. I think it's not bad for that kind of speed and if I wanted to I can get 20mbps for around 25$ a month.



    Jeff
    Yes, but you usually have to have another cable tv to get that price, depending on the area it has to be limited service tv or expanded service. Here Comcast finally allows limited service and economy together they didn't use to do that. I pay around $23 for limited service, will pay 29.95 for internet. I am currently paying 19.95 for economy internet special.

    How long does it take you to download 2.38 gb file? Just curious.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  9.    31 Jan 2015 #39
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by groze View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    With Comcast in TN I get 50mbps for 50$ a month. I think it's not bad for that kind of speed and if I wanted to I can get 20mbps for around 25$ a month.



    Jeff
    Yes, but you usually have to have another cable tv to get that price, depending on the area it has to be limited service tv or expanded service. Here Comcast finally allows limited service and economy together they didn't use to do that. I pay around $23 for limited service, will pay 29.95 for internet. I am currently paying 19.95 for economy internet special.

    How long does it take you to download 2.38 gb file? Just curious.
    Ah, no. I can get the internet service for 50$ by itself, I don't need to bundle it. The download took about 4 minutes at most.

    Jeff
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  10.    31 Jan 2015 #40
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,552
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

    I guess Comcast had different pricing structures depending on where you live.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 
Page 4 of 7 FirstFirst ... 23456 ... LastLast


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Metered Broadband Thoughts
This does not apply to myself or I suspect many others of this forum having unlimited usage - but what would be the effect on Windows 10 Home users the bulk of whom have a standard low cost package. These often have quite limited monthly download...
Network and Sharing
Solved moblie broadband & setting 10TP up after install
I have only been able to use 10TP when I upgrade my laptop from seven, because it carries over the installed programs and .NET stuff. When I try to clean install(what I'd really like to do), after everything is setup, I try to install my...
Installation and Upgrade
4G LTE Broadband NOT working on DVP11
Greetings, I am the sad and disappointed owner of a 4G LTE Dell Venue Pro 11CRAPLET (BayTrail). It is a crap tablet. From bad touch screen drivers and lack of connected sleep on the device, itfrustrated me that I finally installed W10 TP...
Network and Sharing
Is it possible to merge to broadband connections into one?
Guys Is it possible to merge two broadband connections 2 ips into a single powerful connection? I saw this article, it says it can be done. I want combined download speed on torrents, please shed some light on it.
Network and Sharing
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:51.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums