[Smlug] CSpire posts fiber-to-home package prices :-/

Eric Ladner eric.ladner at gmail.com
Sat Feb 22 15:49:33 EST 2014


On a humorous note, I tried checking package prices on Cable One's web
site, but it appears their web site is unresponsive at the moment.   Lol...


On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 2:46 PM, Marshall Crocker <maroc81 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd pay $80 for 1Gbps as well. Especially considering I'm paying $50 for
> only 5 Mbps right now. Cable one was my only option 2 years ago and the
> 50Mbps was limited to 50 GB per month and $10 per GB over. 5Mbps was
> "unlimited". I just saw that the policy is now 300 GB for the 50 Mbps plan
> for the same price! Guess it's time to "upgrade".
> On Feb 22, 2014 2:35 PM, "mark bridges" <bridgesm at cableone.net> wrote:
>
>> Equivalent if you can use all the BW.
>>
>>
>>
>> I like CableOne's fineprint of "up to 50 Mb/s". It's often <  50 Mb/s.
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* smlug [mailto:smlug-bounces at smlug.org] *On Behalf Of *Eric Ladner
>> *Sent:* Saturday, February 22, 2014 2:30 PM
>> *To:* Donald Newcomb
>> *Cc:* Smlug
>> *Subject:* Re: [Smlug] CSpire posts fiber-to-home package prices :-/
>>
>>
>>
>> Heck, I'd pay 80 bucks a month for 1Gb/s.
>>
>>
>>
>> That would be the equivalent of Cable One charging 4 dollars per month
>> for their 50Mb/s package.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 6:48 AM, Donald Newcomb <donald at newcomb.ml1.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>> CSpire has posted their package prices for their much anticipated
>> fiber-to-home service.
>>
>> https://www.cspire.com/fiberhome/fiber_packages.html
>>
>> While no cities on the Gulf Coast are currently planned, it doesn't much
>> matter.
>>
>> Their prices are well above either ATT's or  CableOne's. So, folks like
>> me who were hoping CSpire would bring some price competition will be sorely
>> dissapointed.
>>
>> They appear to be cherry picking the market, just looking for customers
>> who want and can afford a premium service.
>>
>>
>>
>> Don Newcomb
>>
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