[vcf-midatlantic] Way OT: Internet Access Prices

Sentrytv sentrytv at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 2 20:18:37 UTC 2022

The biggest issue where I live is
Optimum has a monopoly.
Paying $100 for a 1Gb download and 35Mb upload is reasonable.
 However the upload, here, is the issue.
They don’t even offer a 30 MB upload except on over a gb download and you have to pay more than 100 bucks.

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On Feb 2, 2022, at 2:21 PM, Alexander Jacocks via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

I’m in western Maryland, and paying $110/mo for Comcast Gigabit (1.25gbps
down, 35mbps down). There is no competition, even from DSL, where I live.

- Alex

On Wed, Feb 2, 2022 at 10:17 AM Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Northern VA, $45-$50 a month for 200 megabit symmetrical. Could go
> Gigabit for $80/mo. FiOS.  There is competition in my market between Cox
> and Verizon FiOS.
> We've come a long way. Not sure there is a use case for the crazy high
> bandwidths at home but let them innovate.
> I remember paying $345/mo for 384k symmetrical sDSL with /26 (VaBeach)
> I remember paying $750/mo for a full T1 with /25 (VaBeach)

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