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JohnDrake
JohnDrake
12/31/2018 2:30:34 PM
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would love to try
I would LOVE to try Calix's GigaSpire smart home system! I was reading about Calix's association with Amazon, for instance, and now this article, and I am primed now to get on board. What is the best way to do that?

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
12/26/2018 5:54:27 AM
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Re: Why not dial it straight to eleven?
The promises of high-speed should be real since 5G is paramount for technologies such as AI, VR, AR, and autonomous vehicles to function and to function properly without disconnections. Because, just imagine one of those technologies suddenly disconnecting from the network for five minutes, unnoticed. Now that can be a bad thing. 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
12/26/2018 5:43:58 AM
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Re: Why not dial it straight to eleven?
Freehe: What ever happened with customer centricity? So much talked about not long ago. 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
12/26/2018 5:41:23 AM
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Re: Why not dial it straight to eleven?
Yes. Sad, but true. Sometimes you have to wonder if it's not the customer's fault. Because, why do we continue with a certain company if we are not happy with it?

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freehe
freehe
12/23/2018 6:48:56 PM
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Re: Why not dial it straight to eleven?
@Susan Fourtan. So I guess I will have to buy a laptop in 2020 and the another in 2022 to see how fast the Wi-Fi is. LOL! I am skeptical too. I need to see if the Wi-Fi promises are sales gimmicks. I also want to see if 5G will be as good as they promise.

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freehe
freehe
12/23/2018 6:42:04 PM
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Re: Why not dial it straight to eleven?
@Susan Fourtan, I defintely agree. Customer service is still a very important factor but so many companies neglect it. Company slogans have also changed. Slogans used to focus on the customer saying "The customer is #1 or we focus on the customer."

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freehe
freehe
12/23/2018 6:38:20 PM
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Re: Why not dial it straight to eleven?
@DonBrowne. This reminds of the Sprint versus Verizon commercials. I met an executive at Sprint who literally said their commercials are selling lies and their service is not as good as they say it is.

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freehe
freehe
12/23/2018 6:36:16 PM
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Re: Why not dial it straight to eleven?
@Susan Fourtané. LOL! You are right. That is how companies make money which is unfortunate.

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freehe
freehe
12/23/2018 6:30:27 PM
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Alphabet
@mhhf1ve. It is definitely is an alphabet soup. I didn't know there were so many forms of Wi-Fi.

See the article https://www.pcmag.com/news/364222/what-is-wi-fi-6.

 

 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
12/23/2018 12:23:31 AM
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Re: Why not dial it straight to eleven?
Yes. Everyone seems to be reinventing the wheel. The problem is that no service provider considers focusing more on offering a better customer service and truly improved offers.

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