TechSpot

Verizon intros FiOS Quantum, up to 300Mbps for $210

By Jos
Jun 18, 2012
Post New Reply
  1. Verizon is moving ahead with plans to double speeds for FiOS Internet subscribers up to a maximum of 300 megabits per second. Customers can pick from five speeds, starting with a basic 15Mbps plan. All of them can be acquired…

    Read more
     
  2. Scshadow

    Scshadow TS Guru Posts: 469   +97

    What servers can actually upload data fast enough during even low load hours to match a FiOS connection... at an extra 100 dollars, just buy on disc what you want instead of getting the top tier FiOS. I want but I don't $200 a month want.
     
  3. IAMTHESTIG

    IAMTHESTIG TS Evangelist Posts: 954   +273

    300 mbit isn't that fast actually... most desktop hard drives can easily upload data at that rate.

    So now what I want to know, is there some ridiculous 50 GB data cap per month or something?
     
  4. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    I was thinking the same thing. My iTunes download speeds have been horrible every so often. Downloading a 150MB file in around 10 minutes when I can download a whole CD-rom ISO in under 2 on my connection:

    www21:/home/XXXXXX# scp sayatr1@www6:~sayatr1/Mageia-2-LiveCD-KDE4-Europe1-Americas-i586-CD.iso .
    sayatr1@www6's password:
    Mageia-2-LiveCD-KDE4-Europe1-Americas-i586-CD.iso 100% 674MB 9.0MB/s 01:15
    www21:/home/XXXXX# l
     
  5. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,309   +56

    People are really going to pay these rates for streaming or whatever when you can rent a dvd from redbox for $1? How many movies can I rent in 1 month, around 200 for this? Glad my brother got off verizon wireless at the rates the whole company has. Get real.
     
  6. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 1,035   +269

    Personally, I'm not paying $200 / mo for this. I can buy a car for that much. This gets me next to nothing.
     
  7. While a single user may not want it, Dorms, appartments etc may... I'm plenty happy with my 7, so when they double it all the better for me.
     

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...