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Wed Mar 6, 2019, 05:28 PM

If you get a phone line with your internet provider why do you get less SPEED?

Moving, going to be using Comcast because ATT speeds offered max is 50, I need more so getting Xfinity 250 Mbps down.

I MIGHT need a phone because my Verizon signal IN the house is terrible for a variety of reasons. If wifi calling works, fine, if not then I might need a phone line provided by Comcast

BUT

Each time I look at internet only on the Comcast pages I can choose up to 1000 mpbs but whenever I add a phone to it the max speed offered when I do that is 60 mbps.

Without getting into the "why do you think you need those speeds", why is this?

(I stream 4k on more than one device at a time and am willing to pay for higher speeds even if I dont need them)

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Reply If you get a phone line with your internet provider why do you get less SPEED? (Original post)
Eliot Rosewater Mar 2019 OP
Miguel M Mar 2019 #1
msongs Mar 2019 #2
Betty88 Mar 2019 #3
Eliot Rosewater Mar 2019 #4

Response to Eliot Rosewater (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 05:42 PM

1. Comcast sux. Period.

 

My major issue is with their cascading nodes and a "lost packet" issue that was slowing my internet/streaming to dial-up-speed crawl.
At least once a month it happens, and i get to spend many hours getting it resolved - and that is always with a tech appointment, and then the tech says "its a lost packet issues at the nodes", which, of course, the tech can't fix because that requires a different team to handle... might take up to 48 hours to fix every time.

I hate them. They're the only choice for high speed.

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 05:53 PM

2. these companies really jack people who want internet only nt

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Original post)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 03:47 AM

3. Can I suggest a google phone line?

You just have to buy a little box, Obi200 on amazon about 60.00, get a free phone number from google and hook up with Obitalk.com. Works great for us. Youtube has plenty of video on how to hook it up.

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Response to Betty88 (Reply #3)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 01:48 PM

4. Thanks, will check it out

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