quote: It's an environment that's as far removed from government interference as anything I can think of.
quote: Line quality sucks, too, going up and down at the drop of a hat.
quote: And this is most likely what explains your drop in speeds. Derp!
quote: As for modem rental fee, that is not new and has been around for YEARS, long before 2012.
quote: shouldn't even have to buy my own modem, which will be obsolete when the next cable specification comes around.
quote: I don't trust Congress to do the right thing and block this acquisition.
quote: In most major metro areas there's only one cable provider anyway. There's no markets that I'm aware of where TWC and Comcast compete.