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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 #930 on: September 26, 2016, 01:38:25 PM »
what did they say to you when you spoke to them?

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #931 on: September 26, 2016, 01:46:22 PM »
They can't extend the promotion etc.
They offered me $85 if I add the TV service.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #932 on: September 26, 2016, 01:47:43 PM »
I have had Optimum home phone + internet for the last two years for approximately $65 a month.
Now that the promotion is ending it will go up to approximately $95.
Verizon wants $73 + tax, besides installation fee.
Can anyone advise how I can continue to pay approximately $65 a month with either Optimum or Verizon (preferably Optimum)?
Thank you.
Why are you paying for home phone service? Get an Obi, then you're just paying for internet.

You'd still have the problem of getting your price slashed, but it should be less since you only need 1 service.
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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #933 on: September 26, 2016, 01:48:56 PM »
Why are you paying for home phone service? Get an Obi, then you're just paying for internet.
Is that reliable? Is it unlimited long-distance? Voicemail, caller ID, call waiting etc.?
Thank you.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #934 on: September 26, 2016, 02:27:23 PM »
Is that reliable? Is it unlimited long-distance? Voicemail, caller ID, call waiting etc.?
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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #935 on: September 27, 2016, 08:45:46 AM »
Any new promos? I'm looking to sign up for both, phone and Internet.
Also these installation fees are steep. (coming from Israel where it's all free)

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #936 on: September 27, 2016, 10:02:55 AM »
Any new promos? I'm looking to sign up for both, phone and Internet.
Also these installation fees are steep. (coming from Israel where it's all free)
Per optimum.com you should be able to self install for free.

On the phone, in Lakewood, they tell you that you have to pay a guy.
Not sure what is up with this.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #937 on: September 27, 2016, 10:27:56 AM »


Per optimum.com you should be able to self install for free.
Link?

On the phone, in Lakewood, they tell you that you have to pay a guy.
Not sure what is up with this.
If you don't have wiring into your house, you definitely can't do it yourself; they have to run the wires inside.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #938 on: September 27, 2016, 12:10:22 PM »
Link?
If you don't have wiring into your house, you definitely can't do it yourself; they have to run the wires inside.
http://optimum.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/705/~/installing-optimum-online

Yeah, but if you have wiring..why should I pay for them to hook it up outside?

They ganovim imho. They recently forced me to pay...

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #939 on: September 27, 2016, 01:33:51 PM »
http://optimum.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/705/~/installing-optimum-online

Yeah, but if you have wiring..why should I pay for them to hook it up outside?

They ganovim imho. They recently forced me to pay...
Interesting.
Did you try going to the store and asking for the equipment without installation?

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« Reply #940 on: September 27, 2016, 01:39:25 PM »
Interesting.
Did you try going to the store and asking for the equipment without installation?
No.. I found this out after the fact. Imho it would work if you're persistent about it.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #941 on: September 27, 2016, 01:44:23 PM »
My friend got them to waive 50% of the installation fee last week

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #942 on: September 27, 2016, 08:56:05 PM »
I have had Optimum home phone + internet for the last two years for approximately $65 a month.
Now that the promotion is ending it will go up to approximately $95.
Verizon wants $73 + tax, besides installation fee.
Can anyone advise how I can continue to pay approximately $65 a month with either Optimum or Verizon (preferably Optimum)?
Thank you.
FTR, once verizon adds the tax, it may be well over $95. It's worth finding out before you switch.
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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #943 on: September 28, 2016, 08:07:21 AM »
Does Verizon charge tax on internet only FiOS?

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