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No Internet Availability

claywalker2000
05-26-2009, 11:00 AM
Hey guys I need help on getting my questions answered cause Cable companies around my area ignore my questions.

I live out in the country and only have access to either dial up or satellite and both of those suck and I want/need high speed internet. I live right outside a small town that has mediacom but my address has a different city but I'm no where close to there. I live not to far from another town that has wireless dsl but can't receive a signal because of the terrain and too many trees, and that town also has mediacom.

Also I have looked into Wireless internet from cellular companies and it is as expensive as satellite and doesn't seem fast enough for heavy online gaming, also where I live there is barely a signal, so I couldn't get it anyways.

My question is, how can I get these internet companies to expand to us? Do I have to wait for the cable companies to decide that it is worth expanding? Or can I go to the city and ask them to expand and drill some lines or something?

Any info would be great, thanks.

ajwees41
05-26-2009, 07:27 PM
wrong area

claywalker2000
05-28-2009, 08:36 AM
What area then? High Speed Internet can be apart of cable and I don't know if a area just for internet exists, if so please shoot me a link to a different forum that does.

ajwees41
05-28-2009, 09:31 AM
What area then? High Speed Internet can be apart of cable and I don't know if a area just for internet exists, if so please shoot me a link to a different forum that does.

who provides the internet? Try dslreports.com

claywalker2000
05-28-2009, 02:17 PM
Mediacom and Stouffer Communications. I have tried contacting them with the same questions and they have ignored my messages.

I was just wanting to know if you could request the companies or the city to dig the cable lines to me, but since I can't find any info about that I am assuming that isn't possible.

I guess I will just have to wait and be patient. :D

Thanks for the website it was interesting and if anyone comes across this and has any info please post it here as I will check back every so often. Thanks.

Rick-F
05-28-2009, 02:43 PM
Your phone company does not offer (semi) high speed DSL? We use DSL (6 Mb/sec)-- it is pretty good. It's not nearly as fast as my cable at home (about 3 miles away). My office is in a fairly large city in one of the largest industrial parks in the midwest-- but I can not get cable. The cable company said the closest connection was like 1.5 miles away and if we wanted to pay about $10K, they would hook us up.

Seems odd you can't get something better than dial up-- hell, people on airplanes can do better than that . . . at 25,000 feet going nearly 500 MPH.