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neo960
10-28-08, 10:26 PM
As of 10/25/2008 comcast has stopped their 2GB per month access to giganews usenet service. Now we have to pay extra $$ to subscribe directly with Giganews.

Lousy speeds, intermittent connection outages and now this. Comcrap is just getting worse and worse.

Does Verizon DSL offer usenet?

YARDofSTUF
10-29-08, 08:25 PM
Every ISP has been dropping their newsgroup services as of late.

As for your speeds maybe you should have a tech out or get some help in the broadband forums? Might be a signal issue or TCP settings.

neo960
10-30-08, 06:20 PM
As for your speeds maybe you should have a tech out or get some help in the broadband forums? Might be a signal issue or TCP settings.The speed and connection drop out has been going on for many years. I gave up calling them to troubleshoot my connection a few years ago.

I have been a comcast user since the time of @HOME in the 90s. The drop in the level of service since the bankruptcy of @home is very distinctly noticeable...

YARDofSTUF
10-30-08, 09:48 PM
The speed and connection drop out has been going on for many years. I gave up calling them to troubleshoot my connection a few years ago.

I have been a comcast user since the time of @HOME in the 90s. The drop in the level of service since the bankruptcy of @home is very distinctly noticeable...

I've had it since back then too, and the service is as great as ever. The low point was when AT&T had it.

downhill
11-11-08, 08:19 AM
I've had it since back then too, and the service is as great as ever. The low point was when AT&T had it.


You just needed a list of AT&T servers. I could pretty much fill all them missing parts with using different servers. Granted that nothing on AT&T propagated very well.