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joonbug

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07/16/2007

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High speed Internet providers in St Thomas

July 16, 2007 09:16AM

I just purchased a house in St Thomas and want to sign up for high speed Internet. Does anyone know who provides this service besides Innovative. I am hoping to sign up with Vonage so I won't be using the Innovative telephone service and need names of other providers....non-dial up providers.

joonbug

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Ritz Carlton Rental

July 16, 2007 10:41AM

We have rental time available at our Ritz Carlton condo. Our scheduled time is April but I can check other available dates. Go to Ritz Carlton website for pictures. It's a lovely three bedroom condo...prices vary according to dates being used.

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dntw8up

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Re: High speed Internet providers in St Thomas

July 16, 2007 02:37PM

Ackley is great if you are line of sight to one of their towers and they also offer VoIP so you can avoid using Innovative altogether.

ms411

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10/06/2005

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Re: High speed Internet providers in St Thomas

July 16, 2007 06:26PM

joonbug, I use the Sprint Mobile Broadband, and am absolutely thrilled! If you have a Sprint phone, and can get signals at your home, then their high-speed connection will work in your home. If not, you might want to consider Cingular's similar service. Sprint has a 30-day guarantee, so you can get a refund if it doesn't work where you are. Also, the pc card is free with rebate - USB modem is not.

What I like about these services are, you can take your high-speed connection anywhere, so you're not confined to just your home. Also, I got the USB modem (I have Windows Vista), so I can use it on my desktop or laptop if I want. Cingular's service is only for laptops using a PC card.

All of the services are dependent upon where you live, so you should ask your neighbors what works for them. Choice has a service that works using your electrical outlet, but it's only available in certain areas. .

BTW, I don't work for Sprint. I was so frustrated with dial-up here, and hadn't heard many good stories about high-speed services, so with Sprint's offer, I didn't have anything to lose, plus I wouldn't have to wait for them to installl whatever. Just plug it in, and you're on. You can also set up a network, but you have to order their router.

Ask for Monica at the Sprint store at Lockhart - she set me up.

Teresa

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05/03/2007

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Re: High speed Internet providers in St Thomas

July 16, 2007 06:48PM

You can also try Choice. Depends also on line of sight, but if you have a newer tower near you, you don't necessarily need line of sight. All depends on location. Choice has high speed and you pay for the speed you want.

Teresa


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