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Old 07-31-2008, 11:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been trying to get consistent service using UMA at home, but it requires a level of service (85% QoS) that my provider (Comcast) cannot provide. I am looking to switch and wonder what are other people using?
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In my experience, no residential Internet provider is going to guarantee QoS and actually stand behind it.
I chose FiOS, because it's reasonably priced, very stable, and the speeds are AMAZING.
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FiOS is not available in my area yet, so it's not an option for me.
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Charter cable here and it seems to work quite well. Does Comcast not offer their own VoIP? Not that you should use it, just that how can they setup a network that won't support it? Seems strange to me.
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My feelings exactly John.
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FiOS is not available in my area yet, so it's not an option for me.
Hmm... OK.
Your subject reads "Cable or FiOS or DSL?" So I assumed you were chosing between the three of them.
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While FiOS is not available at this time, I would not exclude a current users experience.

I hope that FiOS is available in the near future, and I would use any experience gained up to that point to influence my decision.

I do welcome your opinion and experiences as I try to make the best choices.
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While FiOS is not available at this time, I would not exclude a current users experience.

I hope that FiOS is available in the near future, and I would use any experience gained up to that point to influence my decision.

I do welcome your opinion and experiences as I try to make the best choices.
I use DSL and have had great results with UMA.
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