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Old 05-26-2010, 12:12 AM #1
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Comcast 105/10

http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r24289091-Extreme-105

$200 per month, $250 "install fee," and still only 10mbps upload. It will be interesting to see if the 250GB cap applies to this tier...
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Old 05-26-2010, 12:14 AM #2
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What a joke. I would much rather have a higher upload. and if 250gb still applies they're to ****ing greedy but we already knew that.
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Old 05-26-2010, 12:19 AM #3
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It's also important to remember that with (currently) all four downstream channels bonded, there's only 152mbps of download capacity at each node. This inherent lack of capacity is why the "install fee" is present. This is really useless until they get 8 channel bonding equipment in the field.

Hopefully by the end of the year, upload bonding will begin to roll out.
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Old 05-26-2010, 12:22 AM #4
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5/1 here for $44 a month! Wooo, go Canada.

If I lived in the US I would pay the $200 a month for this, I've got nothing better to spend my money on.
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Old 05-26-2010, 12:52 AM #5
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I pay 49.99 for 28/6 and I'm good with that. Mainly because a large amount of the time you're going to hit hops, distance, output, etc, type issues that are going to limit your speed anyhow. Unless I'm running a home website/server type thing it's pointless but I'm sure it's designed for just that. Put in a gigabit card and enable your own high capacity site w/o the need to use a hosting company since you'd have direct access to everything.

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Old 05-26-2010, 01:22 AM #6
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Old 05-26-2010, 08:46 AM #7
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$50ish for 2/.5

Its a cold day in hell when I actually get those speeds too. 4 people using it makes it even worse. I can't even load youtube sometimes.

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Old 05-26-2010, 10:42 AM #8
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I regularly hit 20-30Mb/s over wifi with a standard comcast account. I don't see any reason to upgrade. Maybe if it was half the price.
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:19 AM #9
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5/1 for 40ish is what we have here. **** sucks though
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Old 05-26-2010, 01:30 PM #11
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I think I would pay for this just for the upload if it was available in my area, without caps of course. Around here I pay $50 a month for 10/.5... yea thats right .5 upload!!! ='(
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The new Docsis 3.0 Extreme 105/10 is a commercial class connection and will not be subject to the 250Gb monthly bandwidth limit. Part of the install fees and high price is becuase commercial class connections offer a 99% up time and 24 hour turn around on all service visits. Sure the upload could be higher, hell the network would more than support it, but it isn't becuase these types of connections are not ment for web hosting or other variations of a file farm.

I have the Blast! 16/2 connection which regularly "powerboosts" up to 25/4 because my headend has recieved the D3 upgrade. I find pulling down larger files more than quick enough now and not once have I ever wish my upload rate was faster.
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Old 05-26-2010, 05:31 PM #13
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They have a 50/10 tier which is half the price.

Edit- it's not officially labeled as a business class tier. There is a 100/15 tier available in some markets that is labeled as business class, but it is 380 a month and does not have an explicit cap.

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