I have been leeching internet for about a year now and have came to the point where I needed to step back into the market for another deal. Just like the last amazing deal for internet with AT&T, I have found one even better for Comcast Xfinity. The deal is for Comcast Xfinity Internet PERFORMANCE 15Mbps for $19.99/month for a year, $34.99 2nd year, and $42.95 thereafter if you subscribe to tv or voice, or $59.95/month without.
This Flyer, advertises the special offer for new residential customers and only available by calling the number on the flyer, which states the offer will end on September 19th. 2010. Sounds easy enough right? Wrong! I’ve called the numbers on the flyer as well as many other Comcast numbers, unfortunately most of the reps do not have any clue about the promotion we’re talking about. When you mention a deal for $19.99 a month, they think of the current deal for existing tv/voice customers for $19.99 a month for 6 month internet. They say that offer is only available online, and that they cannot offer a better internet deal. That’s not the same offer, at all. This offer is for $19.99 a month for a year, without the need for tv or voice. Before I get into the specifics on getting in on this deal, let’s compare with the current deals Comcast offers for bare internet.
So when I called looking for this deal, the representatives were unable to provide me any deals on packages similar to the quality and pricing of what I’ve seen on the flyer. I am a new customer looking for only bare internet, I don’t want any packages under 10Mbps, if I did I’d just go back to AT&T. Now when trying haggle with the Comcast Reps, the lowest deal on internet they can provide was the Economy Internet Package, which is a download speed of up to 1.5Mbps with 384Kbps upload for $26.95 a month. This price is outrageous and AT&T can beat that in a heartbeat. I told the representative that that was too slow for me, and that I’d be willing to pay $30 a month for something better. The next best deal they can offer me since I don’t subscribe to TV or voice is $59.99 a month for the performance package of 15Mbps down. However, they did have a price lock guarantee for that deal for $30 a month for 6 months. From past experiences, I would not pay over $30 a month for internet, and if I was desperate I’d step down to DSL.