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November 6, 2013
Posted at 7:03 pm


As if my life couldn't get worse, AT&T just called. They upgraded their internet to fiber optic cable. They are no longer offering Broadband in my neighborhood. The NEW OFFER is Fiber Optic lite. "What is this new service going to cost and how fast is it?" "19.95 for 768 service. I already have 768 service, although it has never run faster that 630. So I asked, "Will I have to have a new modem?" "Yes." "How much will a new modem cost?" "One hundred dollars." "I can't afford that."

Now what?