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User Topic: Internet Question
♀ 10866
Member # 10866
Default  Posted: 12:15 PM, June 18th (Wednesday), 2014View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Hey guys, my promo is about to expire with AT&T. I've been paying $40 month for 12mpbs. I've been really happy with it. I've had like one outage that was fixed rather quickly. I live in South Florida and the weather never seems to kill my connection. No slow downs, can stream well. However, my bill is about to go up to $55. I called them to see if they could do anything on the price. All they said they could do is bump up my speed for the same cost but no promo unless I want to bundle phone and television. I don't have cable or a home phone and don't plan to in the future.

The only other ISP in my area is XFinity/Comcast. However, I've heard nightmares about them. Again, I could only do a promo for a year and likely (like AT&T) would have to pay installation. Plus unless you want a hard hit on your credit report, you have to pay a deposit.

So should I just suck up the increase and call every few weeks to see if they can give me a discount? Should I switch?

DDays 2006, and then numerous more
Divorced 2012

"In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate." - Asimov
"Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you." - Ovid

Posts: 15568 | Registered: Jun 2006
♀ 20563
Member # 20563
Default  Posted: 12:32 PM, June 18th (Wednesday), 2014View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Call and ask for the retention dept. I have had good success with my provider by calling and explaining, I hate to change, but I will.

Me- BS
Him- FWS (I hope- F)

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