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Topic # 8723 25-Jul-2006 13:39
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Just got a note from them saying all those on 10Gb and 20Gb plans will have their speeds doubled from next month for no additional charge. For me that means I will be heading to a 4Mbs/2MBs (20Gb) plan which is nice. The main issue for me though is, it would be nice if my Internet outage which occurred last Friday, could be fixed soon :-(




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Reply # 42523 26-Jul-2006 14:05
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I wish they had upgraded the traffic allowance only. 20G is pretty easy to reach when the family is diong youtube or whatever! Still I think 4Mbs is a good speed and I can live with that for a while.

I was able to watch ABC (US) streaming TV shows okay on 2Mbs once I managed to fool them to think I had a US IP address




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  Reply # 42525 26-Jul-2006 14:28
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How did you manage that? Proxy server?

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  Reply # 42528 26-Jul-2006 14:46
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freitasm: Oh, well... I am already on the 10Mbps plan, so no speed up for me. Unless they offer a 20Mbps version soon...



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  Reply # 42529 26-Jul-2006 14:56
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makes sense really - get you past your data cap twice as quick and then start stinging you for extra data allowance.




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  Reply # 42548 26-Jul-2006 17:39
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NokiaRocks: How did you manage that? Proxy server?


No, tried that but they seem to reject anon proxy servers. Just dialed a USP ISP, made the connection, got pass the IP check and then hung up. It then just used broadband connection and never checked again. Can't have been on the phone for more than 2 minutes.




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Reply # 42591 27-Jul-2006 16:10
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No one sounds very excited about this! I was hoping that TLC would change the dl speed from 2Mb to 3.5MB (like telecom) but this is even better :D

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  Reply # 42596 27-Jul-2006 16:49
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Speeds not the limiting factor on a cable network though, data limits are.

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Reply # 42597 27-Jul-2006 16:55
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Got a letter in the mail today saying that "Great news! speeds are doubling... But since you are already on the 10Mbps plan, then thanks for your continued business"...







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  Reply # 42599 27-Jul-2006 17:02
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freitasm: Got a letter in the mail today saying that "Great news! speeds are doubling... But since you are already on the 10Mbps plan, then thanks for your continued business"...



But wouldn't it have been nice for them say, since we can't give you a faster speed, how about doubling your traffic limit




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  Reply # 42602 27-Jul-2006 17:56
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An OT but related to TCL.

Got a letter today from TCL basically tell us TCL InHome customer to watch the launch of their new television commercial "The Isolation Age Is Over" which will air this weekend.




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Reply # 42607 27-Jul-2006 21:50
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chiefie: An OT but related to TCL.

Got a letter today from TCL basically tell us TCL InHome customer to watch the launch of their new television commercial "The Isolation Age Is Over" which will air this weekend.


I just got the same letter. How come we didn't get a "doubling your speed" letter?





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  Reply # 42629 28-Jul-2006 00:33
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i got the "double download speed" email 2 days ago. check paradise.net/clear.net email?




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  Reply # 42639 28-Jul-2006 08:43
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chiefie: An OT but related to TCL.

Got a letter today from TCL basically tell us TCL InHome customer to watch the launch of their new television commercial "The Isolation Age Is Over" which will air this weekend.


Going the launch at noon today of the new service which is apparently called PDQ. Not totally sure yet, but it looks like it'll be Telecom CUBS with customer-configurable plan options, and you have to sign up for a term contract with TCL, taking a phone line and toll calls.








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  Reply # 42644 28-Jul-2006 09:02
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Not sure what TCL can offer me more now apart from increasing traffic amounts.  I don't make many toll calls and when I do I either use Ztalk or those el cheapo calling cards which are far cheaper than any plans any of the Telco's offer. While my cellular is with TCL that's via work so there is no advantage in adding that to my account.




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