Internet Service Options

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Facts[edit]

  • The Load of Fun building provides wireless internet, which can be picked up in the Node with the SSID 'LoadOfFun'.
  • Speed tests show the connection is approximately 768kbps down and 256kbps up
  • The landlord, Sherwin, pays $50 a month for the service
  • Sherwin has said he is willing to upgrade or change to whatever service we want and only pay the difference in price between $50. So if we change to an $80 a month plan, we will only have to pay $30.

Service Options[edit]

Comcast Business Class[edit]

http://business.comcast.com/internet/plans.aspx

Internet Starter Plan[edit]
  • 6 Mbps down/1Mbps Up + PowerBoost (speed busts (16Mbs+) for the first 20MB down or first 10MB up)
  • $59.95 per month (+$14.99/month for static IP)
Internet Preferred Plan[edit]
  • 16 Mbps down/2Mbps up + PowerBoost
  • $89.95 per month (+$14.99/month for static IP)

Verizon DSL (No FIOS :(..)[edit]

http://smallbusiness.verizon.com/products/internet/hsi_pricing.aspx

Dynamic IP Basic[edit]
  • 7.1 Mbps down / 768kbps up
  • With DSL you don't know how fast it will be until you call and find out how far you are from the switching station. Could be lower, like 3 or 1.5 mbps (for the same price!!!)
  • $39.99 per month + $99 for modem (someone may have one)
Static IP Premium[edit]
  • 7.1 Mbps down / 768kbps up
  • $149.99 per month (modem free after rebate)

Believe Wireless[edit]

http://www.believewireless.com/residential/

Local Baltimore company will put a wireless receiver on the roof for service. The business plans are much more money for things we don't need like 100% SLAs.

8mbs Residential plan[edit]
  • 8 Mbps down / 1mbps up
  • Static IP
  • $69.95 per month + $50 install fee