Woo Hoo - FIOS goes 150 Mbps symmetric!

Jeremy McDermond mcdermj at xenotropic.com
Thu Apr 2 15:34:18 PDT 2015


You can get 1Gbit symmetrical fiber through Comcast... it just costs us around $5000/mo.

> On Apr 2, 2015, at 3:21 PM, John D. Hays <john at hays.org> wrote:
> 
> 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 both
> > work from home, and I have three kids (two of whom like nothing in the world
> > 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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