People Hate Their Internet Service Providers More Than Ever

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ViaSat customers must realize the grass is not always greener on the other side...

At this point, the fact that everyone hates whichever company pipes internet into their homes is a bad joke.

http://start.att.net/news/read/category/news/article/bgr-people_hate_their_internet_service_provider...
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I don't hate anyone, but I wasn't happy with AT&T.
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I find that knowledgeable people know the difference between "to" and "too".
Proofread your last sentence.  Reply if you don't know the difference and I will explain it to you.
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Grammar Nazis don't realize that phones change spelling all the time. Hate is a word I don't use much but I do hate Nazis and racism.
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For example purpose might get changed to "purpace"

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Wow, you must have supernatural powers to claim to know what my purpace is.


You are wrong.
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Even MEM's avatar looks like a swastika. Very disturbing.
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Der Tag des Jüngsten Gerichts kommt.
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Well, AT&T didn't let that last long.

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Site censorship :)
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@VeteranSatUser i wondering that also :) maybe... they took it down cause people where complaining... then next thing ya know... its like ATT we need to shut this down so no one can see this!!! *ATT shuts it down so there is no evidence*
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Oh, you mean like mentioning certain words on here about certain satellites? :)
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yes that is what imma thinking also :) i wonder... if ATT is trying to hide the evidence hmmmmmm *deku things about it and has no idea why so she is stumped* ugh... so hard to even understand :) BUT!!! viasat is a good satellites :)
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Sometimes a bad link is nothing more than just that... a bad link especially from ISP news consolidation/start pages that automatedly pull in content from other sources like BGR.

http://bgr.com/2018/05/23/best-isp-2018-lol-none-of-them/

 AT&T has little to do with that news consolidator set of pages at http://start.att.net/

Looking at it, shows that it's powered by Synacor - Synacor can barely get email right with Zimbra.
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At the store the other day Erin looked up the Facebook page for the cable company about 40 miles south of us that services Panama City and showed me some of the complaint comments. They have 1 gig speed internet and people were complaining that there was a 1 terabyte limit per month unless you paid more for unlimited. When you have 1 gig internet with 1T/mon and people STILL complain, it just goes to show that there are a lot of folks out there that simply can't be satisfied. 

Andy
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Well if they are not satisfied with cable internet, I doubt they will be happy with satellite internet.
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Some people just aren't happy unless they are complaining. I have a relative like that. "This stinks. I'm never gonna... This is bad. Stupid idiots. They're wrong. I didn't break it. (but I really did.)" Those sort just complain to have something to complain about.
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Bev - I'm not complaining...well, maybe I am. But the weather sucks and my commute sucked and the mail was late, the milk was warm, the toast burnt, the coffee cold, the gasoline expensive, the road rough, the glass half empty, the septic half full, the news all bad and the other guy's grass REALLY is greener.

But I am handsome. I do have that to hold on to.
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And you're happy as a bug in a rug and, I'd bet dinner tasted good, the shower or bath felt good and, so did the bed when you laid down last night. :)
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Let me tell you about those things too....
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Viasat might not be the greatest ISP in the world but they are honest enough to let people drop in and talk smack about their service, whether the customer is right or wrong.
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That is so true.  They don't do themselves any favors by letting customers dump on them, mostly for really stupid stuff.  They created this forum, pay for it, and let people call them all kinds of names. I like it when someone really tee's off on them and then says their post will be deleted because they say "the truth".  And then the post is never deleted.   
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And I like it when someone cries I'm too mean to idiots and wants my post deleted... but they seldom are.   :o)

 
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You have mellowed in your old age JJ.
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IDK about that. Maybe jaded judge and jury.

I think a few of us that had such high hopes for Viasat-2 feel that way.
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I said a long time ago (so it seems) that VS2 was a bust but then the mis-guided spot beams might have done some good where VS didn't intend.  Turns out VS2 is just a bust.... except where I live, but I don't think I'm going there. 
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People always complain about their internet service, until they move to a rural area and have to go with satellite. Then they realize how much better it was before.
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Assignment I gave my class was to describe their ISP equipment, ping test, tracert, speed test and the amount of data they have used.
Several had Gigbit service, downloads were between 800 and 950 Mbps, uploads 50 to 100 Mbps.
No throttle, no data caps, or cancellation fees, who'd want to cancel :)

They weren't complaining at all.
But i guess the service is "up to" because none of them were at 1000 Mbps :)
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Johnny. Did you happen to collect some numbers on how much data they used per month? This is important for me to know.

Andy
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All of this data is due by 1159 PM on Sunday, the speeds had been reported to me a few times during our class periods.   I'll post what they report.
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A good discussion...so: