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Old 04-10-2008, 04:28 PM
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Internet access Upstate

What are all of you using to get to FTE? Dialup? DSL? Cable?

What speeds?

I've been pondering buying property/house upstate, (lower half) and during the summer when the wife and I go to her brother's land, whenever she sees a nice place, she's always saying "if you buy me that house, I'll move here". So I might take her up on it someday ...

However, I need fast internet access for my business. I want a place away from the main-drag, but not so far away I can't get cable-speed access.

What options are you all seeing out there where you are?
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Well unless you wanna move 25 miles east. I'm not the one you wanna ask. hehehe

Carl is up in the adirondacks and has cable.
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We have DSL in Trumansburg. Most areas in the Southern Tier have that or cable hook up. Where are you looking? Check with local Realtors, and phone company, if they have a web site they probably have high speed access.
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If your looking down by me the only thing I get is DSL.Pretty good speed,I meg I believe.frontier communications.No cable on my road.Have to have satellite dish for the TV.
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Just for information and discussion purposes because I live to far 'upstate' for Art.... In my general area we have cable, some DSL, dial up and of course sat. At the house, I have dial up as the cable company is too cheap to run the wires in my immediate area. It is all around me but...
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Art - it all depends. I have cable, but my parents that live less then 5 miles away from me only had dial-up until last year when they were finally able to get DSL. I looked into every option for them including satellite and there was nothing available for them until one vendor finally provided DSL in their area.
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Like ken75 said...Time Warner....they are taking over the north country. fast internet but we're a captive audience....$ 49/mo. i use it all though, phone-net-tv pkg through Time Warner...save about a grand /yr over seperate companies.
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I'm paying $45/month for cable Internet, and that's with a TV package and phone. It would be even higher.

That's for 15 down, 2 up. I pay an extra $10/month (only $10 w/phone service, I think it's $15 or $20) for 30 down, 5 up. That's 30Mbps download, 5Mbps upload.

Verizon has run fiber right past my house, and I can get 20 down, 20 up, with a phone line with unlimited national calling (like cable) all for less than $70. They are adding TV soon, I'll probably jump.

Maybe I'll stay where I am
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i should clarify...my Net is 49...the whole pkg is 125(about). still cheaper than 3 seperate
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What speed is that cable?
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What speed is that cable?
I'm not sure because Time warner is changing things. They are going to a 2 tier system.
I did test the bandwidth though.
1367.3 Kbps -
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Anyone else with cable/fiber able to post their speeds?

Thanks guys!
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