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Old 07-19-18, 08:41 PM
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Re: How fast is your internet speed?

Just moved into our new house. Thank goodness for fiber optic and AT&T.

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Old 07-19-18, 10:39 PM
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Re: How fast is your internet speed?

I upgraded to AT&Ts gigabit or whatever recently. It is only about 20 bucks more than my 50MB from TWC/Spectrum was.
Depending on device, I get between 200-700MB. (On my phone upstairs far away from all the wifi points I get maybe 40, but that's my phone.)
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Old 07-19-18, 10:48 PM
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I get on average of about 700 across wireless on WiFi. The numbers I posted above are on my wired devices.
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Old 12-18-18, 11:39 PM
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Re: How fast is your internet speed?

This is for New York Residents that had or have Charter/Spectrum service.

A whopping lawsuit settlement and the biggest yet for a provider to payout to their customers:

Charter-Spectrum reaches $174.2 million settlement in New York AG’s speed fraud lawsuit

Charter Communications, the parent company of Spectrum, has agreed to a $174.2 million settlement with Attorney General Barbara Underwood, following the 2017 lawsuit that saw the AG’s office sue the internet provider over misleading internet speeds. The lawsuit, led by then-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman alleged that speeds were up to 80 percent slower than advertised.

According to the New York Daily News, the $174.2 million payout will come in two forms: $62.5 million that will be refunded to 700,000 active customers (each will get between $75 and $150) and an additional $110 million in free streaming services and premium cable channels distributed to 2.2 million subscribers in New York. According to Underwood, the total settlement adds up to “the largest-ever consumer payout by an internet service provider.”

Per the attorney general’s office, that money will be distributed largely to customers who rented a modem or router from Spectrum, as well as customers subscribing to a legacy Time Warner Cable plan (from before Charter purchased the company) of 100 Mbps or higher. Customers who fit those categories will get $75 back, with an additional $75 to the roughly 150,000 customers who rented an inadequate modem for 24 months or more.

As for the streaming and cable services, Charter will be giving all customers who subscribe to both cable and internet either three free months of HBO or six free months of Showtime. Internet-only customers will get a free month of Charter’s Spectrum TV Choice streaming service and a free month of Showtime.

If you’re eligible for any of the above, expect to hear from Charter sometime in the next 120 days for more information.

Additionally, as noted by Underwood in a series of tweets this morning, the settlement will also require Charter to prove its internet speeds through “industry-accepted testing,” removing any plans that don’t pass muster. It also must be more truthful in its advertising and detail what kinds of speeds users should actually expect.

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Old 12-19-18, 10:31 AM
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I moved in the middle of this year and while I had an option for AT&T Gigabit I decided to just get Spectrum since I wanted their cable TV package for the Dodgers local channel and it was easy to just bundle everything. I get similar speeds to the 100 Mbps service I had from Cox. No real complaints here, and has worked fine.

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