[Cialug] Fine Print - Broadband suggestions?
tim06 at perdue.net
Wed Aug 29 18:50:29 CDT 2007
Brandon Griffis wrote:
> I'll look around for that. Can anyone recommend a good ISP compare
> site? broadband reports doesn't seem to work terribly well for Des Moines.
> I just realized I should have specified in my first email that my house
> is on the near east side of Des Moines. Very close to University and E.
> Mediacom isn't out of the running. They just don't have the killer deal
> I thought they did. Also, I kind of take issue with paying an "install
> fee". I'm not trying to be snotty, I just figure if I'm signing up to
> do business with a company they should cover that cost. (I've been with
> many ISPs and Mediacom is the first that's charged me an install fee).
At least mediacom told you they would jack it up after 6 months. I
installed it and it went from $40 to $60 after 2 months. I was just
using it for torrents anyway, and my dsl was my primary connection so I
just got rid of it.
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