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  1. JohnRice

    How To Cord Cutting 101

    The one thing our municipal internet hasn't offered yet is something like 50-100Mb/s for less than $20/month. 50Mb/s with a reasonable data cap for $10/month is something that simply should exist.
  2. JohnRice

    How To Cord Cutting 101

    This might be treading the lines of HTF rules, but I genuinely believe that internet has become a utility. It's as necessary as electricity and water. That's what we did here. We voted it to be a utility. A subtle difference is that you typically have to get utilities from the municipal...
  3. JohnRice

    How To Cord Cutting 101

    That's the truth! My internet (Comcast, the only game in town) was $80/month for 75Mb/s. Then we passed municipal internet, which is taking a while to get built throughout town. Still, once that was passed, I suddenly was able to get 500Mb/s for $60. Now it's 600Mb/s for $50. From $80/month...
  4. JohnRice

    How To Cord Cutting 101

    Thanks for the tool @John Dirk . As much as I hate Comcast, it confirmed my speed is pretty much what I'm promised. SpeedTest is higher, at about 550Mb/s on average. The tool you linked runs around 475-495 Mb/s. I ran it several times.
  5. JohnRice

    How To Cord Cutting 101

    Yep, I had 35Mb/s and streaming anything, especially Prime, was glitchy, even at 1080. Prime would start low res and improve as it played. Others have reported the same thing. Replacing my very old modem bumped me to 75Mb/s, which helped somewhat, but not as much as you'd think. Then I...
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