John Sladek on 5 Nov 2008 16:25:16 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] FiOS vs Comcast: The End Result

The phones would not require one of those Static IP addresses.
The Router probably would require 1 Static IP address.
The Cable boxes would get private IP addresses from the Actiontech router 
via Coax using Moca then just rely on NAT.


> In order to get a static IP with FiOS, I had to purchase a faster service
> (20/5 MBPS).  This, of course, was more expensive.   Also, since I wanted
> Phone, and TV with Internet, I had to get a block of 5 IPs.  This wasn't 
> too
> bad, except that they claim that phone takes 1 IP, TV consumes 1, and the
> router eats 1 also.  This means I would have been left with 2 usable IPs,
> which would have been more than adequate for my needs, but wasteful of 
> IPs.

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