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Re: [vox] i will never again complain about DSL prices in davis



Pete - You're cheap.  You'll always complain about prices.  :)

Dave


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
To: "Linux User Group of Davis" <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 12:40 PM
Subject: [vox] i will never again complain about DSL prices in davis


> just checked broadband options in my new area in new jersey
> (plainsboro).  it's awful.
> 
> 
> cable through comcast:
> $32/month till dec 03
> $45/ month after that
> max speed: 1.5Mb/sec
> 
> dynanic IP.  even their business plan is "quasi dyanmic" whatever that
> means.  this is a good speed at a nice price.  but i _really_ would like
> to have a static IP.
> 
> 
> DSL:
> 
> ADSL 79.95/mo  with 5 static IP's
> 
> DSL  159.95/mo with a static IP and 144 kb/s up/down speeds
> 
> unfortunately, the entire area code (!) of 609 can't get line based DSL.
> pfaw!  they're probably running crossbar switches...
> 
> 
> the best option is wireless DSL, which goes at 1.1Mb/sec for $99.95/mo.
> unfortunately, the installation cost is $762 (which can be split if i
> can find other people who are willing to share the cost).  that goes
> beyond "ouch".  it's more like "kill me now".
> 
> seems like wireless DSL is the way to go, if i can find other people to
> split installation.  other than cable, none of these options are cheap.
> 
> i will never again complain about DSL prices in davis.   :(
> 
> pete
> 
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