Woo Hoo - FIOS goes 150 Mbps symmetric!
John D. Hays
john at hays.org
Thu Apr 2 15:21:21 PDT 2015
I always want symmetrical speeds. We use Comcast for our television and
our package includes Internet which I use for IPv6 and failover should FiOS
go down (extremely rare and less than Comcast). My Mikrotik router handles
both sources. I have higher download speed on Comcast unless I take
advantage of the new plans at Frontier -- but upload is abysmal. I guess I
could also pull Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu Plus down through Comcast.
Interesting that Google searches will go IPv6 if you have it.
On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 3:03 PM, Steve Stroh <steve.stroh at gmail.com> wrote:
> You might ping Frontier again. They're slowly expanding the footprint
> of FIOS, and from all appearances, it's MORE reliable than the copper
> infrastructure, with less maintenance required. Credit where credit is
> due - reliability overall has been good with FIOS (in Woodinville).
> On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 2:53 PM, Jeff Francis™ <jfrancis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm probably the only person in the world who wishes they could get
> > Comcast. I'm stuck on DSL with 3meg down, 1meg up. And my wife and I
> > work from home, and I have three kids (two of whom like nothing in the
> > better than Netflix). You can imagine how much fun Internet access is
> at my
> > house.
> > N0GQ
> > On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Tom Hayward <tom at tomh.us> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 1:47 PM, Curt Mills <curt.we7u at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Meanwhile I called up Comcast a couple of months back and SLOWED DOWN
> >> > my internet... I wasn't using/needing what I had.
> >> I'd halve my download speed in exchange for symmetric upload/download.
> >> I VPN to work and moving big files back and forth is annoying over
> >> Comcast's significantly asymmetric service.
> >> Tom KD7LXL
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John D. Hays
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