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Old 02-17-2007, 05:50 PM   #1
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Do YOU Have Broadband?

Do you have anything better than a modem connection?


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Old 02-17-2007, 05:57 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by -DEADLY SUSHI-
Do you have anything better than a modem connection?
It really depends on where you live as to what is available. Some folks with telephone co-ops do not even get modem connection.

We have broadband which is a great improvement over the modem connection that was.

What are the choices broadband & cable?

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Old 02-17-2007, 05:59 PM   #3
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What is broadband?I have satellite internet and love it, so much faster than dial up we dont have cable because we live 45 miles from the nearest town.
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Old 02-17-2007, 06:58 PM   #4
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10MB cable connection is now available here, so just upgraded from 5MB. Worth every penny. Rocket sled fast. My 'work' office only has 3MB connection. I can't hardly stand it. The 'home' office is more like NASA command - triple monitors and on dual video cards too:))
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Old 02-17-2007, 07:08 PM   #5
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I have broadband and feel lucky that we have it; there are many south of the tiny closest town that do not even have electricity to their places yet!!!! Even though all of us out of town have to haul or have water hauled to us; it sure beats having a neighbor within a few hundred yards.
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Old 02-17-2007, 07:21 PM   #6
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15mb cable, upgrading to Fios next month.
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Old 02-17-2007, 07:44 PM   #7
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cable here

I have a cable connection 10Mbit. My work has a T3 and its very rare that work will get a better download speed than me. My phone even goes over broadband (viatalk). I used to have DSL (SBC Yahoo at 1.5Mbit). DSL was not bad but this cable rocks. I don't think i could ever deal with dial up again.

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Old 02-17-2007, 08:24 PM   #8
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Old 02-17-2007, 09:00 PM   #9
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We live in the toolies, only cows out here. We are lucky to get dial up.

The slowness can be very frustrating and would sign up with cable (no we do not have that, only satellite TV) or any other broad band we could get in a heart beat.

While I am downloading the next thread, think I will go out and kiss a cow.

Plenty of time.

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Old 02-18-2007, 04:48 AM   #10
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In UK we had dial up that we could use whereever we were ie in London or Somerset. Broadband just arrived to our bit of somerset and its now there. In Italy we have Fastweb....not sure what it is but it is blessedly fast! It really makes it easier, for example, to keep up with DC and Skype is amazing! We could not have had that on our old, slow dial up!

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