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What's the most cost-effective way to set up fast, reliable internet service at my home?

Asked by GD_Kimble (2277points) November 13th, 2006
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ben's avatar
Getting cable or dsl, assuming that's fast enough. I'd recommend cable.
ben's avatar
Where do you live?
GD_Kimble's avatar
is cable cheapest?
ben's avatar
well, it depends
ben's avatar
Usually DSL is a little cheaper, but cable tends to be faster
ben's avatar
If you can get RCN, definitely go with them
ben's avatar
My sister had RCN in NY and it was fast and cheap.
ben's avatar
I think they do other utils too like phone
GD_Kimble's avatar
gotcha.. i'm on it
flader's avatar
yes, i recommend cable- a package w/ tv & internet. not cheap necessarily, but totally worth it! when i was in nyc i had time warner - i think that was the only option where i lived, but RCN was starting to expand at the time, and i think it was more cost effective
williamsburger's avatar
Are there any people in your building willing to share wireless? If you can see a network, maybe you can split the cost.
matador42's avatar

I dont know if verizin is available in new York, but fiber is hands down faster than all. At&t offers it to.

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