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    Default 60 Mbps residential Internet

    http://www.tgdaily.com/content/view/41256/103/

    I just read this. This would be cool to have. I just upgraded my cable to 10Mbps, and I'm loving it.

    Andrew are you signing up for this?
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    I saw that on Slashdot a couple days ago; might have to give it a whirl!

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    ZOMG, guys I hate you. I really do. I have an FTTB connection over here in Nizhny which can in theory go up to 10 Gbps, still until recently I was paying $35 for 150 Kbit/s bandwidth and unmetered traffic to my ISP.

    Now I'm paying the same amount of money for 600 Kbit/s of bandwidth but the traffic limit is 9.5 Gbs per mo. If the traffic limit is exceeded, the bandwidth is narrowed to 64 Kbit/s.

    Not to mention frequent local network outages and cable failures between Nizhny and Moscow (the central traffic exchange hub).

    Sounds crazy, doesn't it? Still, it's the best offer here in Nizhny. And mind you, in 2001 I was paying $35 for 64 Kbit/s / unmetered traffic. And everybody was freaking jealous calling me damned capitalist, he-he

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    Wow ZYV, I just couldn't live like that I'll have to send a couple Mbps your way...

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    I was happy when I moved to 5 Mbps on cable for $45 a month; I'm waiting for FiOS to come down the street for their 10 Mbps service. I can throw a rock and hit the house they ended the line with down the street, but it could be a year or two before they get down to where I'm at (I'm actually on a different CO).

    Not sure what I'd do with 64 Mbps, other than run speed tests and gloat!

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    I've currently got the 16Mbit (down) / 2 Mbit (up) Max service in South County (St. Louis, MO) and I love it! I've had it now since it came out.



    Thats about what I usually see speed wise. I can generally pull 1.87 MB/s down and shove 265KB/s back up. Works great for remote work. I'm hoping with the download speed increasing, they can push the upload up a bit more.

    The 60Mbit connection looks awesome, but only 5Mbit up? That's fairly slow for such a great downstream. If they had it at 10Mbit or (or like Fios's 20Mbit up) I'd get it in a heartbeat. (if its even available here).
    Last edited by ChrisTech; 02-03-2009 at 03:02 PM. Reason: spelling typos =)
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