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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 09-12-2007, 09:54 AM Thread Starter
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Satelite Internet?

Anyone have it or had any expreience?

Just moved to Mesquite and AT&T doesn't offer DSL Internet in my area.

Any other suggestions are welcome, don't really care to much about TV channels just want a fast internet provider, thanks.
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 09-12-2007, 10:03 AM
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my dad has it in MO, and he HATES it. he says it really isn't much faster then dial up. i would look into cable or FIOS
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I have never heard anything good about it. Do not get. You would be better off getting a broadband card from your mobile carrier.
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My parents have it and it is just as fast as dial up. But the provider can make a world of difference.
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From what I understand, the download is good (DSL like), but your upload is still a regular dial up. Oh, and forget about gaming with a satellite.

Can you get cable where you're at? I'd check into that.

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I have RF internet which looks like satellite.

was Redmoon now Cool Access. It is pretty reliable, but speed is medicore.

My brother uses Hughes satellite in Iraq. He loves it, but expensive.

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Satcom is what you get when you have no other options.

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Anyone have it or had any expreience?

Just moved to Mesquite and AT&T doesn't offer DSL Internet in my area.

Any other suggestions are welcome, don't really care to much about TV channels just want a fast internet provider, thanks.

What area in mesquite did you move into?

We are Owned by AT&T here, so no fios, which sucks cause I live across the street from garland and they are laying fiber to the houses, bastards.

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What area in mesquite did you move into?

We are Owned by AT&T here, so no fios, which sucks cause I live across the street from garland and they are laying fiber to the houses, bastards.

You know important people in high places. Why don't you just have your bro make a phone call?
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What area in mesquite did you move into?

We are Owned by AT&T here, so no fios, which sucks cause I live across the street from garland and they are laying fiber to the houses, bastards.
border of Mesquite and Balch Springs off of 635 and Bruton
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border of Mesquite and Balch Springs off of 635 and Bruton

I got some friends across the bridge and they got DSL over in that area. Did you call them up and ask for it?

I know cable is out htere.

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You know important people in high places. Why don't you just have your bro make a phone call?


I can live with 650KB with unlimited access. We "abuse" the internet with @home/attbi/comcast/RR.

yes, we had them all.

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I got some friends across the bridge and they got DSL over in that area. Did you call them up and ask for it?

I know cable is out htere.

Yeah, I called and AT&T cannot service the area.
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Satcom is what you get when you have no other options.
Or if you're Blockbuster.
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Or if you're Blockbuster.
oh shit! man any time it would storm - make that light drizzle - our satellite CC system would go down

fuck blockbuster. quitting there was the best thing i have ever done.
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Or if you're Blockbuster.
The funny part is at my current job, my peer is the person who decided that. Trying to implement it here.

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