[SATLUG] Where else is FiOS?

Charles Hogan cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com
Sat Jan 17 20:22:27 CST 2009


Grande has their own cable plant.

Aaron Hackney wrote:
> Dale Crummie wrote:
>> Well you'll probably get there before we do here in SA, TW has this town
>> locked down in exclusivity **contracts that keep City Council real 
>> happy to
>> maintain.  Hopefully one day we'll get some people in office that 
>> don't live
>> in the right neighborhoods and something will be done.
>>   
> Yes, but Grande is here?? Are they leasing from TW? How is that 
> different? (I really want to know, I'm not being snotty....)
> 
> Thanks!
> -A
> 
>> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 9:16 PM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
>>
>>  
>>> Got this from a friend in Garland, TX.  Included me in a blanket "I've
>>> changed my email address from xyz to abc" message.
>>>
>>> I inquired about his "T-100" line...
>>>
>>>    
>>>> well, it's Verizon's FiOS system. They upgraded their DSL to fiber
>>>> optics. It's not everywhere yet. We waited 2 years to make it into our
>>>> neighborhood. I got the bundled package to save a few $$. Was on
>>>> DirecTV and Time Warner phone and internet. This saves me about $100 a
>>>> month and the performance is GREATLY improved. Picture is better and
>>>> much more reliable than DirecTV. There is only so much bandwidth and
>>>> signal strength from a satellite 23,000 miles away. When DirecTV went
>>>> to 100 channels od HD, something had to give. Fiber optics doesn't
>>>> have the BW issues that DirecTV does. Internet is way faster, too.
>>>>       
>>> Question is:
>>> Where else is this available?
>>>
>>> -Geoff (Baja Spring, TX [aka North Houston])
>>>
>>>
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