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Best offer available right now is $50 for internet & phone for 6 months, afterwards bumped up to $60/month.
Standalone internet service isn't cheaper. You can try calling retention to extend your promotional rate, though recently DDFers have been unsuccessful.

The best available promo for Optimum internet (only), is the $40/month for 12 months for new customers.
Many people reported success in retaining the $40/month plan (after 12 months) after calling Optimum to cancel.

The old promo for internet was $30, but that has been replaced with the $40 plan around May 2013.
As of now, it isn't coming back, even with persistent HUCA, but users have had success upgrading to a higher speed plan for $45/month


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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1050 on: August 23, 2017, 02:23:44 PM »
which modem did you buy ,can you please share a link?
You can buy any modem that is DOCSIS 3.0
Try Amazon, best buy, etc and you will find many good options

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1051 on: August 24, 2017, 01:29:29 AM »
I bought an Arris 1602 & it's been fine. There is a website which lists the acceptable ones for optimum. I chatted online and they sent me a link. Basically it was the either of the 822 or 1602 iirc. I got one on ebay for around $50.

Also remember that if you use optimum voice you need a telephony modem, which the 2 listed  above are.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1052 on: August 24, 2017, 02:27:19 AM »
I bought a refurbished Arris SurfBoard SB6141. I spoke to Optimum tech support before and they verified that it will be compatible (for internet, not voice).
Here's a sample link
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ARRIS-Motorola-SurfBoard-SB6141-DOCSIS-3-0-Cable-Modem-Ce-/362022012991?epid=1037791072&hash=item544a31883f:g:YQUAAOSw1~JZOvOK

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1053 on: August 24, 2017, 03:30:48 AM »
I bought a refurbished Arris SurfBoard SB6141. I spoke to Optimum tech support before and they verified that it will be compatible (for internet, not voice).
Here's a sample link
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ARRIS-Motorola-SurfBoard-SB6141-DOCSIS-3-0-Cable-Modem-Ce-/362022012991?epid=1037791072&hash=item544a31883f:g:YQUAAOSw1~JZOvOK

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1054 on: August 24, 2017, 08:40:21 AM »
Nope, it's a modem.

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Optimum internet
« Reply #1055 on: September 27, 2017, 11:09:11 AM »
Hey optimum has a deal $20 for optimum 20 but you have to pay for installation. Can I sign up for optimum 100 to get free installation and then downgrade to the lower price?

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« Reply #1056 on: September 27, 2017, 11:14:06 AM »
Hey optimum has a deal $20 for optimum 20 but you have to pay for installation. Can I sign up for optimum 100 to get free installation and then downgrade to the lower price?
no.
20/20 is new customer only

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1057 on: September 27, 2017, 11:15:03 AM »
no.
20/20 is new customer only
Iím a new customer. Just trying to figure out how to get around $60 installation fee

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1058 on: September 27, 2017, 11:16:06 AM »
Iím a new customer. Just trying to figure out how to get around $60 installation fee
you won't be once you have the 100

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1059 on: October 15, 2017, 11:54:17 PM »
no.
20/20 is new customer only
I just signed up. I was told the price is $24.99 for the optimum 20 plan. Can any recent sign uppee confirm that?

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1060 on: October 16, 2017, 01:11:10 AM »
I am curious. Is it just for 1 year the optimum 20 for $24.99, or is it just the regular price?  I am on optimum 10 for that price and wonder if I can do better.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1061 on: October 16, 2017, 10:50:25 AM »
I am curious. Is it just for 1 year the optimum 20 for $24.99, or is it just the regular price?  I am on optimum 10 for that price and wonder if I can do better.
1 year for new customers only.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1062 on: October 19, 2017, 06:01:33 PM »
We were paying $75 + $5 tax for Voice & Internet (50/5). No modem fee.
Our promotion ended and the bill is going up to about $95.
We called to cancel and switch to Verizon and Optimum offered to continue our pricing for another year but a modem fee would be added. We agreed.
Now I read some of this thread and also see Optimum offering new customers $50 for 1 year of voice and internet (100/35) with $10 modem fee.
Is it worth a try to get that price even though we're not new customers?

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1063 on: October 19, 2017, 06:09:22 PM »
I just signed up. I was told the price is $24.99 for the optimum 20 plan. Can any recent sign uppee confirm that?

They're weird...we're moving, wife asked as a new customer, was told $25 plus modem fee. I called to move current line and was quoted $20 plus $10 for modem rental.

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« Reply #1064 on: October 19, 2017, 07:27:04 PM »
They're weird...we're moving, wife asked as a new customer, was told $25 plus modem fee. I called to move current line and was quoted $20 plus $10 for modem rental.
Price must have increased for new customers...