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Contributor TreeMarie84
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-28-2014
Message 1 of 5
Question for anyone! I need to get my own internet line. My roommate has cox cable, we pay $60 a month for really crappy Internet. Everything lags, and she refuses to update the router/modem or switch providers. So I was wondering if I would be able to get my own line to the house for myself?

Thanks everyone!
Silver Contributor IV
Silver Contributor IV
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Registered: ‎12-04-2009
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That's really a question for your landlord.


Is FIOS already available in your building?  If not, your landlord will have to give permission to VZ to install FIOS.


It also depends on how your apartment is wired.  e.g.  If Cox is already using the coax in your apartment, then VZ can't use that coax. 








Silver Contributor III
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Contributor TreeMarie84
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Registered: ‎11-28-2014
Message 4 of 5

She had Verizon once upon a time. I don't care about running ana extra cable to the house lol. I asked him once before and didn't give me a straight answer (doesn't help with the landlord is also the roomates family lol)


Thank You for the response.

Silver Contributor II
Silver Contributor II
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Registered: ‎12-17-2009
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If VZ does not work out you could look into Netzero mobile broadband or home wireless. (But it can get pricey if you use a lot of GB/month) http://www.netzero.net/start/showPocDevices.do?wls_poc=mifi


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