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  Reply # 1047631 18-May-2014 21:07
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wimax is solid as, I would say there is something in the los I.e trees.



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  Reply # 1047632 18-May-2014 21:09
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johny99: wimax is solid as, I would say there is something in the los I.e trees.


We aren't connected yet.





 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1047633 18-May-2014 21:16
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hio77:
Firebreaker:
hio77:
Firebreaker:
johny99: just get the wimax 10/3 from compass installed, it will be better than what you currently have. save a bit more by using the sip channel for your home phone.


Yep. I might as well go on the 10/3 plan. I contacted them and they told me that I was in the coverage area. My dad wasn't too happy about the installation cost and the monthly cost but he caved. I told him let me look at alternatives and since there aren't any I'll just contact Compass tomorrow:)


in terms of monthly fees, you might wanna keep a copper connection, that you can push large downloads via, while doing your real time stuff over the faster connection.


That's a good idea actually... but it would be expensive. My dad wouldn't see the point in that.


ild look at it this way, if overusage is through the roof, and your likely to download alot, then your not gonna mind your connection pegging at 2MBit all day long pulling a update for example..


its all about management, as wireless plans are often pretty costly..


During the holidays I used a 100gigs with a month to spare with YouTube and downloading. My cousins would do the same but I will still be the highest user.

My dad simply won't keep the ADSL connection because it would be too costly to maintain both.





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  Reply # 1047707 19-May-2014 05:44
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but he was going to buy you a house and pay all your bills for you?

its 75 a month for unlimited ADSL broadband

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Honestly, if it's your dad who is paying the bills, he should just keep that ADSL. How old are you now and how long are you planning to stay there? If you really need to have faster Internet, you should be paying this.





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  Reply # 1047714 19-May-2014 07:12
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nakedmolerat: Honestly, if it's your dad who is paying the bills, he should just keep that ADSL. How old are you now and how long are you planning to stay there? If you really need to have faster Internet, you should be paying this.


I second this.
I paid for the internet at my aunts during a period and further yet I now pay internet for the household that I currently live with(girlfriend's mother and brother as well as myself)

You want better service pay for it yourself as arrogant as it sounds.





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  Reply # 1047780 19-May-2014 09:11
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nakedmolerat: Honestly, if it's your dad who is paying the bills, he should just keep that ADSL. How old are you now and how long are you planning to stay there? If you really need to have faster Internet, you should be paying this.


He wants faster internet too. Its not just me that wants it faster.

He was encouraging me to try and find alternatives for faster internet, that's what I've done.







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  Reply # 1047781 19-May-2014 09:13
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Jase2985: but he was going to buy you a house and pay all your bills for you?

its 75 a month for unlimited ADSL broadband


That's different. Besides I would be paying bills, we didn't decide which ones yet but he would pay for some.





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  Reply # 1048089 19-May-2014 14:59
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Firebreaker:
*Ahem* 

I've talked to Chorus and it's actually 150K. 


Is this an option for you? 







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  Reply # 1048094 19-May-2014 15:03
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nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
*Ahem* 

I've talked to Chorus and it's actually 150K. 


Is this an option for you? 


Hell no. The people here hate the speed as much as me but I doubt they would pay to fund a new cabinet. As much as I wish everyone here would chip in.





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Firebreaker:
nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
*Ahem* 

I've talked to Chorus and it's actually 150K. 


Is this an option for you? 


Hell no. The people here hate the speed as much as me but I doubt they would pay to fund a new cabinet. As much as I wish everyone here would chip in.


Maybe you should go and knock their doors. See, how many of them are willing to pay.





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  Reply # 1048102 19-May-2014 15:09
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nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
*Ahem* 

I've talked to Chorus and it's actually 150K. 


Is this an option for you? 


Hell no. The people here hate the speed as much as me but I doubt they would pay to fund a new cabinet. As much as I wish everyone here would chip in.


Maybe you should go and knock their doors. See, how many of them are willing to pay.


Would only need 30 people to chip in $5k each. Doesn't sound unfeasible.




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  Reply # 1048109 19-May-2014 15:18
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Inphinity:
nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
*Ahem* 

I've talked to Chorus and it's actually 150K. 


Is this an option for you? 


Hell no. The people here hate the speed as much as me but I doubt they would pay to fund a new cabinet. As much as I wish everyone here would chip in.


Maybe you should go and knock their doors. See, how many of them are willing to pay.


Would only need 30 people to chip in $5k each. Doesn't sound unfeasible.



Bwhahaha!





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  Reply # 1048112 19-May-2014 15:21
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Firebreaker:
Inphinity:
nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
*Ahem* 

I've talked to Chorus and it's actually 150K. 


Is this an option for you? 


Hell no. The people here hate the speed as much as me but I doubt they would pay to fund a new cabinet. As much as I wish everyone here would chip in.


Maybe you should go and knock their doors. See, how many of them are willing to pay.


Would only need 30 people to chip in $5k each. Doesn't sound unfeasible.



Bwhahaha!


you may laugh, but it actually does sound reasonable.




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  Reply # 1048113 19-May-2014 15:22
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nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
nakedmolerat:
Firebreaker:
*Ahem* 

I've talked to Chorus and it's actually 150K. 


Is this an option for you? 


Hell no. The people here hate the speed as much as me but I doubt they would pay to fund a new cabinet. As much as I wish everyone here would chip in.


Maybe you should go and knock their doors. See, how many of them are willing to pay.


Yeah I could. But after my exams.

I suspect the small business owners wouldn't definitly mind. Did some basic maths and if 400 households pay 375 each then we could get somewhere. But again I don't know. It depends on how many people would if I go knocking.



Thank you so much for taking me seriously unlike others. I appreciate it.





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