those of you in the middle of nowhere with internet...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by TwistedSerpent, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. TwistedSerpent

    TwistedSerpent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind do you have and through who? We found out Qwest may not cover here, we may be stuck with dial-up or with wild Blue, which I here is often worse then dialup. My bf is big into online gaming so getting something a bit faster then dialup is preferred.

    We've heard a few different things from qwest, from only dialup to we can get service it just needs to be activated here.
     
  2. thefishery

    thefishery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have cable here and they offered Road Runner. We can't pick up satellite out here because of the hills (kentucky).
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I just recently moved from the far boonies to the kind of in town boonies, and we were lucky enough to have DSL through Verizon. One block over and we would have been stuck with dial up.
     
  4. herfrds

    herfrds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ask about bundling. We did that with Triangle. Got satelite internet.
     
  5. thefishery

    thefishery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot Verizon does that.


    There is another cell co. that does that but I can't remember the name. It wasn't in our area though. Cricket, thats it.
     
  6. TwistedSerpent

    TwistedSerpent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Directv does bundle with wild blue, and the satellite and modem from them is here still from the previous owner, but from many of the reviews its expensive and not much better then dial up.
     
  7. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    We live 12 miles from town, at the bottom of the bluffs, & our DSL thru Windstream works great.
     
  8. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    We have Mobile Broadband through our cell phone (Verizon Wireless), using an aircard (USB Modem). We have a WiFi card to use if we take our Laptop into town.
     
  9. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're on dial up with Primus. Satellite isnt actually great in our area, and way too expensive. We are getting a tower put up on a mountain near us and set up for the internet is like 400 bucks then 60 some bucks a month. But we just cant put up with dial up anymore!
     
  10. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    We aren't so far out in the boonies here but we were at our last house (different state) and we had Clear. Technically we were outside their service area but they let me take a modem home to see if it would pick up any bars or not and it did. It was $35/month plus taxes, came to about $44/month. Our only other option was satellite at over $100/month because they knew they had you and could rip you off.
     
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