[olug] Cox Business Pricing

Kevin sharpestmarble at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 04:37:50 UTC 2010

On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 20:28, Dave Rowe <dave at roweware.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 11:40 AM, Rob Townley <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 5 year _contract_ and telephone bundling should help.
> Got a call from a sales rep, who left a voicemail.  Sounds like they
> offer 'Home Office' pricing.  When I tried to look up rates for 'Home
> Office' tiers, I only found a listing for Roanoke, VA
> (http://ww2.cox.com/business/roanoke/data/pricing.cox), and the
> discount wasn't that great.
> All I want is the current residential package I'm on, without the port
> restrictions.  You'd think they'd open the option for the market, in
> order to pick up a few extra bucks at, really, little to no cost to
> them.  I'm willing to pay a small premium ($5 - 10/month for no port
> restrictions and a single static IP), but over 4 times the cost?  Not
> worth it.
> Am I missing something?

No you're not missing something, but they are. They're missing the
money. They can charge a bundle for it and so they do.

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