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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 #1065 on: October 19, 2017, 08:18:34 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.
For $10 a month buy your own modem. Now saying that does optimum allow the customer to use their own modem?
It's worth too much.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1066 on: October 19, 2017, 08:24:54 PM »
Yes, just ordered mine tonight. Should've done it a while ago, kept getting pushed off.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1067 on: October 19, 2017, 09:44:55 PM »
Yes, just ordered mine tonight.
Which one ?

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« Reply #1068 on: October 20, 2017, 12:10:00 AM »
Which one ?
I got this.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0111MRLES/ref=yo_ii_img?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Any docsis 3.0 modem should work fine up to 100 mbps. If you want Optimum voice, then make sure it has a jack for telephony. If you're on a faster plan, then get a docsis 3.1 modem.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1069 on: October 23, 2017, 09:04:15 AM »

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1070 on: October 29, 2017, 11:20:27 PM »
any good suggestion for a decent modem that supports phone and has built in wifi?

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1071 on: October 30, 2017, 01:14:58 PM »
any good suggestion for a decent modem that supports phone and has built in wifi?
Most modems do not have built in Wi-Fi. Generally you have a router for that. I think the question is, are there any modems that support voice with built in Wi-Fi for sale.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1072 on: October 30, 2017, 01:25:59 PM »
Most modems do not have built in Wi-Fi. Generally you have a router for that. I think the question is, are there any modems that support voice with built in Wi-Fi for sale.

-1 Most modems these days do come with wifi, only grandfathered older ones do not
If it's not free shipping it's not worth it.

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« Reply #1073 on: November 01, 2017, 10:54:12 PM »
-1 Most modems these days do come with wifi, only grandfathered older ones do not
-1. Take a quick look at Amazon for recently released new low-mid end modems.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1074 on: November 08, 2017, 08:28:58 AM »
you won't be once you have the 100
For anyone signing up for optimum 20 but doesn’t want to pay installation fee

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1075 on: November 08, 2017, 11:11:37 AM »
For anyone signing up for optimum 20 but doesn’t want to pay installation fee

Good tip.
I guess the only question remaining is if you still get the 20mbps promo price if you downgrade.
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« Reply #1076 on: November 08, 2017, 08:46:03 PM »
Good tip.
I guess the only question remaining is if you still get the 20mbps promo price if you downgrade.
No.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1077 on: November 09, 2017, 04:35:56 PM »
any tips for a modem that has voice for Optimum? My bill went now from 65 to 105 and they only offering me 75 + 5 modem fee + tax

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« Reply #1078 on: November 09, 2017, 09:54:32 PM »
any tips for a modem that has voice for Optimum? My bill went now from 65 to 105 and they only offering me 75 + 5 modem fee + tax

Route your house phone number to your cell phone via google voice?. Then eliminate optimum voice.

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Re: Optimum internet
« Reply #1079 on: November 09, 2017, 10:00:14 PM »
Route your house phone number to your cell phone via google voice?. Then eliminate optimum voice.
Who wants their house phone always ringing on their cell phone?

If anything, recommend he get an OBi type device and stop paying for Voice service.
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