I live in the booger in the nose of Wisconsin, in other words in the middle of no where Cushing, WI. I've lived at the same address for over 10 years and had the same dial up ISP. Currently highspeed internet isn't available at my address, but a half mile away it is. Half that distance is our long driveway, far back from the road. Countless emails and calls to my ISP asking about when highspeed internet would be available to us has resulted in the same answer for the past five years; no one can tell me if or when it will be available.
Do I wait and continue to bother them? Or do I sign up with WildBlue and the new Exede service? One thing that worries me is the 24 month contract; I doubt I will have highspeed internet here within 2 years but I may be surprised.
We sell on ebay and I also do a teeny bit of web design on the side, terribly difficult with a dial up connecton that usually sits at 36kbps or less. I feel its time for a change.
Also I read before I sign a contract, I can request a site survey; how do I go about doing this? I feel it would be necessary because of my location, I sit atop a hill overlooking a valley and south of that is another hill that is a litte taller, not quite sure if this service will even work.
Thanks in advance for any advice.