Broadband forum: options in my area?

by: arconreef August 28, 2011 1:05 PM PDT

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by arconreef - 8/28/11 1:05 PM

My family has just bought a house in Wayland, MI - everyone we called had to do an extensive search
to find where we live in order to tell us what kind of internet was
available to us). The trouble is, we didn't think about internet options
until it was too late. According to every ISP we have called, there is
no cable available whatsoever, and the best DSL that AT&T will offer
us is 1.5Mbps! We are VERY Heavy internet users, with 3 computers
that are each in internet related activity at least 6 hours a day, not to mention HD streaming services on our 2 TV's including (but not limited
to) Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Youtube. There are also several members of
the family which play Multiplayer Video Games, which is why Satellite
Internet is not an option (due to the high latency) not
to mention that Satellite internet throttles down the connection speed
after a certain amount of useage. 3G is not an option either, because it
is capped at 10GB per month, after which each GB costs $10. We use 10GB
in less than a week! Our current Internet Speed is the fastest
available in our current home (24Mbps) and I just can't see us living
with less than 6mbps (bare minimum) in our new one. Do we have any options, or are we
screwed?

Note: This post was edited by a forum moderator to remove unnecessary personal information on 08/28/2011 at 1:37 PM PT

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