[Discuss] Internet Connectivity

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Thu Dec 22 17:27:38 PST 2011


Count me in. I'd prefer the 12 month lease as well.
On Dec 22, 2011 4:57 PM, "Ellery Weber" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> 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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