Symmetry, DSL, and all that

Naslund, Steve SNaslund at medline.com
Tue Mar 3 18:53:09 UTC 2015


Well, it's not quite that simple.  I run a global network so I buy lots of services in lots of countries and areas so I can tell you what out there even though I don't see FIOS commercials on my local TV channels, we are quite aware of the capabilities of FIOS and its competitors.  I have lots of FIOS services, various cable services, Uverse, Xfinity, most carrier gig E services.  I have both business class and residential services as well as dedicated fiber paths and microwave systems so yeah, I know what service is available just about anywhere you would like to discuss. 

Steven Naslund
Chicago IL  

-----Original Message-----

>>>From a Verizon press release last summer, all FIOS speeds are now symmetric. 
>>>
>>> And no one cares.  I don't even see Verizon commercials crowing 
>>> about how great it is to have symmetry.  If customers loved it that 
>>> much don't you think they would market that way?
>
>>You must not get out much.  There's a whole Verizon ad campaign about "half fast Internet".
>
>>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr5WWFuJeM4
>
>>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPqeDokFnok
>
> And no one seems to care about it.  By the way, Verizon commercials do 
> not run everywhere.  Like Chicago or anywhere else that FIOS is not 
> available.

So let me get this straight - you conclude that there are no commercials and opine that nobody cares because you're not seeing FIOS commercials that talk about how great their symmetry is...  when you live in a place that there is no FIOS.  It's almost as if someone knows how to target their marketing dollars isn't it?  Shocking.

> Steven Naslund
> Chicago IL

Rob Seastrom
Leesburg VA
75 symmetric FIOS, 9.9ms to Equinix.



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