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Old 06-14-2007, 04:34 PM   #1
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Finally got FiOS today. So far pretty good. But now I got this big thing in my kitchen. Looks cool though.

They gave me a little cheesy Verizon router, that I'm going to replace very soon.

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Old 06-14-2007, 04:37 PM   #2
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Holy crap! How much are you paying for it?
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Old 06-14-2007, 04:46 PM   #3
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Holy crap! How much are you paying for it?
$70/month, and thats with the my phone line too.
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Old 06-14-2007, 09:13 PM   #5
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70 a month for this monstrousity? WOw!

Mine costs more with the TV
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Old 06-14-2007, 09:53 PM   #6
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I want that internet so bad right now!
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Old 06-14-2007, 09:59 PM   #7
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Good god, that's fast. I must say I'm jealous.
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I now dislike you very much.

Why can't Verizon offer FiOS in the Saratoga area. Lame....I have to deal with DSL.
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Dang thats fast! But um...what with your drywall and stuff lol?
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Old 06-14-2007, 10:21 PM   #10
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Awesome!
My internet sucks lol
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Yeah I have FiOS and I love it My speeds are ridiculously fast and I download very quickly.
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What exactly is FiOS?
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Old 06-14-2007, 10:52 PM   #13
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Fiber Optic Service

Basically, instead of using copper wiring to transmit data it uses fiber optics for faster speeds. Light, does travel faster after all...
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Makes sense.
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Fiber Optic Service

Basically, instead of using copper wiring to transmit data it uses fiber optics for faster speeds. Light, does travel faster after all...
Nope it don't. Electromagnetic signals traveling over a wire go as fast as light traveling over a fiber optic cable.
The difference is two fold. Next to infinity bandwidth and no noise on fiber optic cable. On copper wire the bandwidth is severely limited and noisy.
70 bucks a month for what you have is pretty good.
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I see. I stand corrected. Thank you, Setishock.
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Damn I want it!
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:10 AM   #18
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Dang thats fast! But um...what with your drywall and stuff lol?
Haha, I got a little... angry. I'm gunna patch it up one day.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:52 AM   #19
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dang thats like 70 dollers cheaper then my internet and wayyyyyyyyy faster scuh craziness.
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Old 06-15-2007, 10:31 AM   #20
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$70? I pay $130ish for phone and dialup.
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