[sf-lug] Recommendations for home Internet
penguin at techbandit.com
Sun Dec 2 20:03:20 PST 2012
Fusion (Data+voice) = Approx $40
Modem rental = $6.5
Taxes = Approx $13
Taxes are dependent on city:
Total = Approx $60/month
I think that modem purchase should be an option and have expressed that
opinion to Sonic.
On 12/02/2012 07:46 PM, Christian Einfeldt wrote:
> Thanks to everyone who replied to this thread. What can I expect to pay
> for Data only with Sonic.net? For data + voice? Thanks again.
> Also, I am concerned about the fact that the customer must rent a modem
> from Sonic.net, and cannot buy it outright. Seems like a waste over the
> life of the modem, and a hidden cost. Any thoughts?
> On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 7:42 PM, Romel Jacinto <penguin at techbandit.com
> <mailto:penguin at techbandit.com>> wrote:
> I've been using Sonic.net for 3.5 years and have been quite happy
> with them. However there are a few things you should be aware of.
> 1. Sonic is focused on their Fusion service, voice + broadband.
> Legacy DSL (DSL on AT&T phone lines) is only available if your
> location doesn't qualify for Fusion.
> 2. Modem rental is mandatory. There is no option to purchase a modem.
> Long thread here:
> 3. Fusion voice - Call Forward No Answer is not available. Regular
> call forwarding is available.
> This feature allows the phone to ring at home and if not answered
> within a number of rings, will forward to another line. It's great
> for "follow-me calling".
> 4. Ported numbers to Sonic remain listed or unlisted as they were
> prior to porting.
> In other words if you're porting a number over make sure it's listed
> or unlisted BEFORE you port.
> New numbers are unlisted.
> That said I'm happily using their Legacy DSL and am hoping that
> their features with Fusion will continue to evolve and at some point
> will switch over.
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