|Re: Verizon FiOS|
|Robert Bonomi (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Mon, 16 May 2005 03:47:12 -0000
In article <email@example.com>, William Cousert|
> I have a few qestions about Verizon's new FiOS service. It was
> 1. Does Verizon offer Usenet access with their accounts? Comcast only
Did you ask Verizon?
What did they say?
Do you figure that "somebody else" knows better about their offering
Do you think it's possible that what is available to somebody else, at
> 2. Can I connect without using MSN?
> 3. I have three computers. Will they charge me extra for the
> 4. Can I run a personal server? I'd like to be able to host my own
> 5. Will they offer cable tv services? I'd like to dump Comcast
Check your crystal ball.
> 6. 15/2 service costs $49.95 per month. 30/5 costs $199.95 per
Have you ever heard the phrase "what the market will bear" ?
The answer to _any_ question on "why do they price it like that?" is
> Can you get two 15/2 packages and join them together
Do you have two fiber lines?
(Do you remember running two 56k modems on _one_ phone line)?
> 6a. Does the $199.95 package give you the right to run servers?
Did you ask Verizon? If not, _why_not_?
> Maybe that's the reason for the big increase?
Maybe. And maybe not.
> 7. Can FiOS handle higher speeds in the future, or will they need to
Yes. One of the above is definitely true.
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