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VZ vs Comcast

On Apr 9, 2007, at 9:47 PM, Dan Ritter wrote:

> Verizon just sent me a letter indicating that FIOS service is
> now available in my chunk of Waltham.
> I like the idea of more cheap bandwidth, but I dislike Verizon.
> (Not that I'm enchanted with Comcast, but they have done a
> decent job of providing bandwidth and staying out of my way.)
> So I called up Comcast and asked if they could match VZ's offer
> in any way.
> After almost 15 minutes on hold, a Comcast rep told me that they
> were rolling out 16Mb/s service to Waltham as a free upgrade,
> but she had no timeline for my neighborhood. She affirmed that
> at least some parts of Waltham had this already.
> Any Comcast subscribers seeing 16Mb/s downloads?
> -dsr-

Are you sure she wasn't mistaken?  They have a 6 Mb/s option for $10/ 
month more.

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