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Gigabit Pro Install potentially 25,000 dollars

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Gigabit Pro Install potentially 25,000 dollars

Hello Everyone:

 

I was super excited when I saw Gigabit Pro come up for my address. I finally got a call to start the process, which I was eager to get started. The comcast rep told me I can get Gigabit Pro, but I am over the typical distance and would be looking at a potential of 25K cost to run the wire which I will have to pay. The comcast rep is getting a survey done to get more accurate numbers and the 25k is just an estimate.

 

Has anyone else experienced  install charges this high to get Gigabit Pro?

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Re: Gigabit Pro Install potentially 25,000 dollars

Only the Construction guys can give you a true estimate. I wouldn't put much stock in what the rep told you. I never heard of anyone being charged $25k for an install, even a cable plant extention. Pls keep us posted!



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Re: Gigabit Pro Install potentially 25,000 dollars

Thank You for your input. I thought it was very high,this is why I went ahead with the survey to get more accurate numbers, before I just say no.  I have never heard of anyone paying that much, so i figured I would come on here to see what kind of experience everyone else has had.

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Re: Gigabit Pro Install potentially 25,000 dollars

Apparently I am not the only one facing high install cost . Look at this other persons story here > http://stopthecap.com/2015/07/30/comcast-finds-excuses-to-avoid-installing-gigabit-pro-fiber-constru...

Luckily ATT installed fiber on my street and I am just waiting for it to go green.
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Re: Gigabit Pro Install potentially 25,000 dollars

Hi Smokie896, thank you for reaching out.  Were our technicians able to come out and survey the premises and give you a more accurate cost?

 

Thank you




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Re: Gigabit Pro Install potentially 25,000 dollars

There's gigabit pro and there's gigabit internet gigabit internet is 1 gig down and 35 up gigabit pro is 1 gig down 1 gig up to get gigabit internet installed is 60 dollars gigabit internet uses all the older cables and gigabit pro uses a whole new foundation I know this because I have gigabit internet and I thought gigabit internet and gigabit pro were the same thing until I talked to someone in the gigabit department
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Re: Gigabit Pro Install potentially 25,000 dollars

Gigabit pro is 2 gigs