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Are you happy with your wireless Internet speed?

Response Percent Votes
No
 
45% 216
Yes
 
42% 203
I don’t have wireless Internet
 
12% 58
Total 477

Comments

skinny 3 years, 1 month ago

We have Knology/Sunflower and every night between 6:30 P.M. and 11:00 P.M. it slows way down! We are thinking about switching to a different company.

dogsandcats 3 years, 1 month ago

Ours too. Feel like we're kind of stuck though because the competition is not any better.

Liberty275 3 years, 1 month ago

"every night between 6:30 P.M. and 11:00 P.M. it slows way down"

Sounds porn related.

Carol Bowen 3 years, 1 month ago

If you have more than one user in your household online, that would slow it down.

Abdu Omar 3 years, 1 month ago

Let me tell you none of the companies live up to their promises. I have A T &T and I am always waiting for pages to download. I have tried to get on other providers but they don't service south Lawrence. Broadband width is used up in seconds when everyone is on line. So there is no alternative. Is there?

CreatureComforts 3 years, 1 month ago

Have you looked in to getting something like a Verizon card and running off that signal instead of a cable or phone company? That's what my fiance and I do at home and it goes pretty fast...maybe our house is just in a good location. Then we just bring it with us when we travel or whatnot.

LadyJ 3 years, 1 month ago

How much does that run you a month?

Peaty Romano 3 years, 1 month ago

I've upgraded to a DOCSIS 3 cable modem and my speeds are very fast with Knology/Sunflower. All things considered they are pretty reliable too.

equalaccessprivacy 3 years, 1 month ago

As of last summer Freenet's wireless speed was just short of tolerably slow. Even my broadband has gotten slower lately, like everyone says--not good when you work online on a tight time schedule. I used to get some great free wireless just from what others in the neighborhood were using, but it is too unreliable to count on for work, so I had to start paying.

blindrabbit 3 years, 1 month ago

Works pretty well most of the time, the exception being when I am trying to use it while I drive along K-10. Seems like a lot of interference from other drivers trying to multitask while trying to navigate, attempting to avoid other drivers, the center median and the shoulder of the road. The advantage for me has been that I no longer need to read a newspaper or book while driving there.

Cait McKnelly 3 years, 1 month ago

Speed? Yes. Service? No. We go through Knology and at least once a week our internet goes completely down for a minimum of an hour. At least every two weeks the TV and phone go down with it. Truth is, ever since Knology took over Sunflower, service has gone to the dogs.

Belinda Rehmer 3 years, 1 month ago

I am very happy with my speed and service. I think we may have been down for a little while once this last year, but that's been it. Now my mother on the other hand seems to have her service go down quite often (monthly at least). She lives up by Iowa St., could it be there is some issue with that area?

Richard Heckler 3 years, 1 month ago

Google online is coming soon to KC. Perhaps a good lobby effort could bring them to Lawrence.

Lori Nation 3 years, 1 month ago

We have Lawrence Freenet and it sucks.

angel4dennis 3 years, 1 month ago

We have Giant Communications out here and I love it! have had it for 5 years and rarely a problem. I even have a magic jack hooked into my laptop and I can be on it and the computer at the same time.

Sigmund 3 years, 1 month ago

"Are you happy with your wireless Internet speed?"

skinny (Richard Johnson) says… "We have Knology/Sunflower and every night between 6:30 P.M. and 11:00 P.M. it slows way down! We are thinking about switching to a different company."

Since when did Knology start providing wireless Internet?

average 3 years, 1 month ago

Actually, they do provide a few hundred rural Lawrence customers with Motorola Canopy line-of-sight broadband service. Doubt that's what he's talking about, but it's not impossible.

waka3 3 years, 1 month ago

dude why pay thats what your nehboors are for

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