YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

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YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: AA130FIREMAN On: Mon May 10, 2010 11:33 am

Received an offer from Verizon for an internet plan, below the price is stated (YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE) And I called for the plan. After speaking to HUSAIN :shock: and asking to repeat what she said 10 times, I said this is my price for life, she said that is the name of the plan. What a crock of horse bowl movement :mad: . Guess I need to write in the memmo space on my check, MY 1 TIME PAYMENT AND LAST PAYMENT FOR LIFE. Could I get the FCC in on this one ???
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: RMA On: Mon May 10, 2010 12:01 pm

AA130FIREMAN wrote:Received an offer from Verizon for an internet plan, below the price is stated (YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE) And I called for the plan. After speaking to HUSAIN :shock: and asking to repeat what she said 10 times, I said this is my price for life, she said that is the name of the plan. What a crock of horse bowl movement :mad: . Guess I need to write in the memmo space on my check, MY 1 TIME PAYMENT AND LAST PAYMENT FOR LIFE. Could I get the FCC in on this one ???


IT does say $19.99/MO. with a two year agreement...
One time vs. Subscription price? So is per month a one time payment?...NOT!!!...They want a "piece of you" every month for a lifetime!!
I think my current payment is $29.99/mo for 15 mps (fios)

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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: mr1precision On: Mon May 10, 2010 12:17 pm

It sounds to me like if you don't send in the money they'll take your life. :o That's extortion!
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: jpete On: Mon May 10, 2010 12:19 pm

1 Mb? Twenty bucks is a little steep for carrier pigeon. I'd pass.
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: Dann757 On: Mon May 10, 2010 12:36 pm

Maybe it's an acronym.

Largely
Inadequate
Fiber optic
Equipment
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: wlape3 On: Mon May 10, 2010 1:39 pm

jpete wrote:1 Mb? Twenty bucks is a little steep for carrier pigeon. I'd pass.


Depends on your options. I pay $80/month for 1.5 MBPS if I'm lucky. Satellite sucks. Price of living in the boonies.
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: sterling40man On: Mon May 10, 2010 1:40 pm

Dann757 wrote:Maybe it's an acronym.

Largely
Inadequate
Fiber optic
Equipment


Good one Dan! :lol: Price seems a little high for something that's just a bit faster than dial-up.
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: wlape3 On: Mon May 10, 2010 1:48 pm

sterling40man wrote:
Dann757 wrote:Maybe it's an acronym.

Largely
Inadequate
Fiber optic
Equipment


Good one Dan! :lol: Price seems a little high for something that's just a bit faster than dial-up.


Dial-up maxes out at 53-56KBPS down and less than half that up. When I first had cable internet it maxed out at 1.5 MBPS down, 256 KBPS up. You can get higher if you use dedicated data lines for dial-up and two modems but you are still about 25% of that speed.
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: jpete On: Mon May 10, 2010 5:15 pm

Verizon FiOS. No idea how much I pay. I get the bundle with TV, internet, and phone.

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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: Yanche On: Mon May 10, 2010 6:07 pm

Verizon DSL. $29.95 a month. Very reliable service, much better than Comcast's cable modem service. I'm 7 miles from the telephone exchange. I pulled some strings with the Verizon engineers a few years ago and got them to run fiber to my local subscriber loop cabinet. I'm about a 10,000 feet copper run to that cabinet. It's very unlikely FIOS will every be available where I live. If available I would subscribe in an instant. My DSL price is "lifetime". Price stays the same if I don't make any service changes. It's been the same for 5+ years. Taxes on the service have gone up but not the basic rate.

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A recent new service is wireless service. 768Kb Symmetrical $69/month (2 Year Term), $99 One Time Activation Fee (No Equipment or Installation Charges) It uses a 6 GHz RF link to a local cell tower. A small transceiver is mounted to the outside of your home. It must have line of sight to the cell tower. It's cheaper and faster than satellite Internet service.
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: Adamiscold On: Mon May 10, 2010 6:21 pm

I use regular old cable, I think it's 42 bucks a month.

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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: wlape3 On: Mon May 10, 2010 9:30 pm

Yanche wrote:Verizon DSL. $29.95 a month. Very reliable service, much better than Comcast's cable modem service. I'm 7 miles from the telephone exchange. I pulled some strings with the Verizon engineers a few years ago and got them to run fiber to my local subscriber loop cabinet. I'm about a 10,000 feet copper run to that cabinet. It's very unlikely FIOS will every be available where I live. If available I would subscribe in an instant. My DSL price is "lifetime". Price stays the same if I don't make any service changes. It's been the same for 5+ years. Taxes on the service have gone up but not the basic rate.

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A recent new service is wireless service. 768Kb Symmetrical $69/month (2 Year Term), $99 One Time Activation Fee (No Equipment or Installation Charges) It uses a 6 GHz RF link to a local cell tower. A small transceiver is mounted to the outside of your home. It must have line of sight to the cell tower. It's cheaper and faster than satellite Internet service.


They have the wireless service here with 3G I think. You pay about the same as satellite for the top-end service but the download limit is about 1/3 that of satellite for about the same price. I like downloading movies here and there and buy most of my software on-line. I also have 3 PCs needing software updates. Satellite is not as reliable as wireless (it seems less affected by poor weather) but it's still a better value for me at this time. Service also sux for satellite. Here you have a choice between Hughes (poor) and Wildblue (on the low end of marginal). When I had Comcast the service wasn't much better but the reliability was.
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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: Black_And_Blue On: Mon May 10, 2010 10:07 pm

From the laptop :

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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: wlape3 On: Mon May 10, 2010 10:28 pm

Here's my pathetic results.

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Re: YOUR PRICE FOR LIFE

PostBy: Berlin On: Tue May 11, 2010 3:13 am

welcome to verizon fios (overpriced *censored*)

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