[Discuss] Internet Connectivity

Ellery Weber EMAIL HIDDEN
Thu Dec 22 16:57:13 PST 2011


I'm definitely down to help with the monthly bill.
I'd prefer to have a shorter lease, though, even with the increased upfront
cost...

Thoughts? (that makes it $48/each for Jan, right?)


--- Ellery Weber


On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 4:55 PM, Kevin King <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> Rick, you are absolutely correct.  I was running several calculations on a
> spreadsheet and grabbed the wrong amount. I should have caught that.  $24
> would be the cost for January if we went with a 24 month term.  The monthly
> cost per person after January would be $9.57
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *To:* Kevin King <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *Cc:* EMAIL HIDDEN
> *Sent:* Thu, December 22, 2011 4:34:11 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Discuss] Internet Connectivity
>
> Kevin, is the math on the remaining months correct?  If I do $66.95 / 7
> people I get just under $10 per person per month.  Where did the $24 per
> person come from?
>
> Also, keep in mind if we break the contract and cancel before the 12 or 24
> months then we would be liable for 75% of the remaining months bills.
>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Kevin King <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>
>> I spoke with Comcast Business this afternoon and have a formal quote for
>> an
>> internet connection for our space.  Unfortunately the address does not
>> qualify
>> for residential internet service, so we are going to have business class
>> service
>> installed.  We are a business after all.  The total monthly reoccurring
>> cost
>> will be $66.95.  This includes a $7/month business class router fee.
>> Unfortunately the router rental was a requirement so we will be unable to
>> use
>> any already owned modems.  There will be an installation charge of $199
>> for a 12
>> month term or $99 for a 24 month term.  I do not want to go with anything
>> over
>> a  24 month plan.
>>
>> So far there is a group of seven that have agreed to fund the Internet at
>> EMS
>> until we have enough members to cover our expenses.  If we went with a 12
>> month
>> term, each person in this group would be responsible for $38 for January,
>> and
>> $24/month for the remaining months (until we have enough members to cover
>> the
>> monthly costs).  If there are any additional members that would like to
>> join
>> this group, these costs would quickly drop.  Please let me know if you
>> would be
>> interested in joining this group.
>>
>> I would like to order the circuit this week if possible, so please let me
>> know
>> any thoughts or concerns on this.  I would like to push Comcast for an
>> installation date in early January.
>>
>> -Kevin
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