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Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:10 pm
by mwon
Had a question is sonic going to bring fiber to south san jose since google has halted/stopped their plans for google fiber?

Re: Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:41 pm
by AlsoInterested
Also interested. I know you will say you are always expanding, but would appreciate if you can give any kind of time frame. Will it be next year, next decade, next centry or millennia?

Re: Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:19 pm
by UncleBen
I live in the Cambrian neighborhood of San Jose, but as someone antsy to get faster speeds than 47Mbps(while staying as far from companies like Compast as possible) I'm also curious about this.

Re: Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:58 pm
by Davew
Would totally sign up for sonic fiber. Please deploy in south San Jose.

Re: Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:54 am
by Davew
I would totally sign up, 95123 Morton way

Re: Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 10:20 pm
by thomashong
I get great service from Comcast here. For a $50 intro price, I get 180 Mbps download speed (recently bumped up from 120 Mbps). Solid service and has only been down once in two years. However, I would switch to Sonic if they offered gigabit service for their support of net neutrality and customer service. I only wish they would offered static IPs.

Re: Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:52 am
by pboggini
I've been patiently waiting for Sonic to land fiber in the Cambrian area of San Jose. Having bonded DSL for many years and I keep looking into Comcast and ATT as I'm getting tired of paying so much for so little (25Mb/s down, 2Mb/s up with bonded DSL).

It would be really nice to know if we are even on Sonic's radar or not.

Re: Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:24 pm
by rg1
we have FTTN here in south San Jose (Almaden area) and we're paying a steep $65+ for less than 20Mbps down, and 1.8Mbps up.
Like you, we've been waiting very patiently for a higher speed offering but there hasn't been even a single update on this topic for > 3 years now.
I'm eagerly waiting for the oft-rumored T-Mobile 50Mbps, no caps, no hidden fees, $50/month plan to become a reality and after the Sprint merger approval, that is something we're very excited about.
It may be time to say Sayonara and 'nice knowing you' to Sonic very very soon.

Re: Fiber in South San Jose?

Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:23 am
by pboggini
RG1, I too have been hoping for the TMO $50/50Mbps plan but I think they are focusing on rural areas. There is another option, Sail Internet (https://www.sailinternet.com/). They use mmwave to deliver to your house. I ping'd a Tina who I saw responding to folks in Yelp asking "When can I get Sail?". She responded and had me meet with a Javier. They are looking for neighborhood champions to help them find tall buildings (preferably Multi Dwelling Units) to deliver Fiber to and then they can put transmitters on top and deliver to the surrounding neighborhood. I've found a few and given them the info and I'm hoping this will allow them to get Sail into my neighborhood. They claim 100-200Mbps down, 50-100Mbps up for $55/month.

PM me if you'd like the contact info.