[kwlug-disc] YAK Internet + Home Phone deal for Kitchener

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Thu Apr 15 12:40:47 EDT 2010


I just got a flyer in the mail today with that same offer from Yak ...

So apparently, it is not over ...

Colin, where is the tool to check availability. I could not find it on their
site.

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 8:20 AM, Colin Mackay <zixiekat at gmail.com> wrote:

> That deal is over.  It ended on March 31st, apparently.
>
> At times, they do have issues with the 10Mbps offering.  They have a
> simple tool to use to see if your home is within a certain area, but
> do not truly know until the order is put through with a contractor
> that actually tests and installs the DSLAM.  Apparently, I am over 6km
> away from the CO where they can offer me 10Mbps, so I am getting
> 5Mbps.
>
> I'm still switching, as the connection still has no cap and no throttling.
>
> We've had the phone since last Thursday and I can't complain...  it
> sounds like a POTS phone line.  No echoing, etc.
>
> If I remember tomorrow I'll grab some speed tests should the install go
> ahead.
>
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 11:09 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> > We discussed the Yak combined land line phone + internet access deal a
> few
> > weeks ago.
> >
> > http://www.yak.ca/app/webroot/exclusive/
> >
> >
> http://www.redflagdeals.com/forums/yak-10mbps-unl-internet-home-phone-59-90-mnth-promo-kitchener-waterloo-only-867907/
> >
> > Did anyone sign up with them?
> > What is the experience so far?
> > Any gotchas?
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