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#26 OFFLINE   lparsons21

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:36 AM

I hate to agree with Harsh, but I do. DSL is one small step up from dial-up. 45 Mbps cable internet...please and thank you.


You and Harsh need to get out more! :)

DSL in many areas today is a very viable competitor to cable modems. Our local DSL provider is offering 6Mb and higher speeds at competitive prices. In fact, they are offering speeds faster than our local cable company.

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#27 OFFLINE   Hoosier205

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:41 AM

You and Harsh need to get out more! :)

DSL in many areas today is a very viable competitor to cable modems. Our local DSL provider is offering 6Mb and higher speeds at competitive prices. In fact, they are offering speeds faster than our local cable company.


Sure, if you're happy with slow speeds.
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#28 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:47 AM

You and Harsh need to get out more! :)

DSL in many areas today is a very viable competitor to cable modems. Our local DSL provider is offering 6Mb and higher speeds at competitive prices. In fact, they are offering speeds faster than our local cable company.


But DSL also is distance sensitive. Cable speed is more dependent on the cable company, and how many are on it. For me though, neither DSL or cable will ever be a viable option. I've been spoiled.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 08:04 AM

Ive got AT200 Dish net. economy comcast internet, vonage basic $114 a month. I had ATT phone with DSL bundle long time ago and DSL would not to realible :nono2:every time it rained and lighting my DSL connection would fail a common problem with DSL and the 2-wire ATT hook up.

#30 OFFLINE   lparsons21

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 08:08 AM

Sure, if you're happy with slow speeds.


I'm on 6Mb DSL which will do 2 streams of HD video just fine, and for all other things it is much more than fast enough.

What are you doing often enough that paying for a faster speed is necessary?

For info, I was on cable @12Mb which was just slightly slower than their fastest offering of 15Mb. When I switched because they decided to change my pricing by a huge amount, I never noticed the speed difference in anything I was doing.

Frontier has 6Mb, 12Mb and 25Mb available depending on location. Prices range from $40-60/month.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 08:09 AM

Ive got AT200 Dish net. economy comcast internet, vonage basic $114 a month. I had ATT phone with DSL bundle long time ago and DSL would not to realible :nono2:every time it rained and lighting my DSL connection would fail a common problem with DSL and the 2-wire ATT hook up.


That is a local problem. I had more outages with cable modem than I've ever had with DSL.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:12 AM

well friend if u want to google rain and lighting outages with ATT DSL service ,u will see its far more than a Local problem both services will have outages just like my satellite right at this moment is out cause it raining like cats and dogs is this a local problem to?

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:20 AM

well friend if u want to google rain and lighting outages with ATT DSL service ,u will see its far more than a Local problem both services will have outages just like my satellite right at this moment is out cause it raining like cats and dogs is this a local problem to?


Yes, that is a local problem. I'm watching my satellite service right now as it is not raining locally here. :)

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:04 AM

Sure, if you're happy with slow speeds.


You seem to be obsessed with speed....it doesnt help gaming, gaming is more about quality, unless you live in a house full of constant downloaders, noone needs 45M download speeds.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:43 AM

You seem to be obsessed with speed....it doesnt help gaming, gaming is more about quality, unless you live in a house full of constant downloaders, noone needs 45M download speeds.


Gaming? I'm not a child.

I move terabytes of data to and from a cloud structure and around my own home with many connected devices and applications.
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:46 AM

I've got many connected devices and applications myself and don't move 'terabytes of data', what kind of data are you shuffling around?

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

I've got many connected devices and applications myself and don't move 'terabytes of data', what kind of data are you shuffling around?


Video mostly. BD ISO. A fair amount of audio as well.
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 11:02 AM

And you're keeping a lot of that in a cloud? Seems terribly inefficient.

Here I do streaming on 1 device quite a bit and on another very sporadically and haven't had an issue with my 6Mb DSL service. But I don't archive many videos as there are so few I find good enough to want to view more than a couple times.

The only time I actually notice the speed is for a software download that I do manually. The automagic ones all happen without me noticing them.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:33 PM

Gaming? I'm not a child.

I move terabytes of data to and from a cloud structure and around my own home with many connected devices and applications.


What kind of up speed do you get? Moving it to the cloud would be ridiculously slow at most companies upload rates unless they are giving you 45up as well.

I move terabytes of data around my home as well, but none to a cloud, so my internet speed has nothing to do with my home network speed, which is all 1000M. Since most BD iso's of movies would be illegal, if I used them, I certainly wouldnt be moving them to a cloud. Unless you run your own non-copyrighted HD video business.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:41 PM

What kind of up speed do you get? Moving it to the cloud would be ridiculously slow at most companies upload rates unless they are giving you 45up as well.

I move terabytes of data around my home as well, but none to a cloud, so my internet speed has nothing to do with my home network speed, which is all 1000M. Since most BD iso's of movies would be illegal, if I used them, I certainly wouldnt be moving them to a cloud. Unless you run your own non-copyrighted HD video business.


...BD ISO's are not illegal.
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:51 PM

They are if they are ISO's of protected content.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:55 PM

They are if they are ISO's of protected content.


Wrong again.
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:31 PM

But DSL also is distance sensitive. Cable speed is more dependent on the cable company, and how many are on it. For me though, neither DSL or cable will ever be a viable option. I've been spoiled.


Spoiled with what?????:confused:

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:14 AM

You seem to be obsessed with speed....it doesnt help gaming, gaming is more about quality, unless you live in a house full of constant downloaders, noone needs 45M download speeds.


Well, let's consider HD video. Some of you (and you know who you are) have 4 TVs going in the house showing different programs at the same time. Let's say they're all coming from an online video source. If we go full broadcast resolution (which is lower than Blu-Ray), that's 4x19Mbps. You aren't going to get that with 45Mbps.

But of course no one "needs" that kind of speed. Wants it, we does, our PRESCIOOOOOOOOOUS!

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:06 AM

Ive got AT200 Dish net. economy comcast internet, vonage basic $114 a month. I had ATT phone with DSL bundle long time ago and DSL would not to realible :nono2:every time it rained and lighting my DSL connection would fail a common problem with DSL and the 2-wire ATT hook up.


I use economy comcast internet too and it seems ok on wifi, but that's because i don't do a lot of downloading besides SW. Youtube and Netfix seems fine but i do have to change wireless channel or it slows down if neighbors are on the same one.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:10 AM

Spoiled with what?????:confused:


More Speed :)

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:45 PM

They are if they are ISO's of protected content.


ISO's of BD's are not illegal. Bypassing the protection to rip commercial BD's is though.

And I'm just as guilty. I have iso's of my entire dvd/bd collection sitting on a few hdd's. I feel that I have every right to protect my investment. And let's be honest here, our elected officials will never change the drm laws in favor of consumers. Just my way of protesting. ;)

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

I'm not sure you and Hoosier are correct. I could swear I read sometime last year in a few places that some ruling was made that an archival copy was not allowed. Unfortunately I don't remember where or exactly when.

That said you might be able to find a few archives around my house too! :)

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:08 PM

Legal or not legal is not an issue for this forum.
Moving on ...

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:02 AM

You can also also bundle Directv & ATT services. Just a heads up if your wanting to avoid U-Verse.




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