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    Mediacom Internet Issues

    Anyone else in DM/WDM area experiencing issues with Mediacom? Can't get through their phone lines but unsure if an outage or their typical response time.


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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    Saw on another forum people were having DNS issues.

    Change your dns settings to google's DNS (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4) and that should help (and if not, its generally a better option than mediacom's DNS servers anyways)



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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    Yeah, I am in WDM. Luckily I have class @ Drake tonight and can get on from here.


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    Some sites work in Urbandale, like Yahoo, CF and Amazon are not reachable.



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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    Thanks this worked for me. Ours was out in Ames. Every Mediacom # I called I got a straight busy signal. I can honestly not remember the last time I've heard an actual busy signal. They must be having major problems...


    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Saw on another forum people were having DNS issues.

    Change your dns settings to google's DNS (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4) and that should help (and if not, its generally a better option than mediacom's DNS servers anyways)



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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    https://twitter.com/mediacomsupport/...18313089433600

    For as miserable as their service/support is, they do a good job on the Twitter.



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    Grimes was out for an hour. now up and going



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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    I was having issues in WDM as well, but all appears to be okay now.



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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    southside Des Moines was out but is now good to go... I hate not knowing if there are issues or not. Yesterday they changed the name of my wireless connection (& password) with no notice.. Is that common? I moved my internet from Qwest to Mediacom (was paying $40/mo for 1.5 mbps not getting 15 mbps for $25!!!) I have always hated mediacom but I like the increase in speed (when it works!)



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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    I was having problems in Indianola on my iPad, but thought it might be my extender. I'll have to check it out.



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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Saw on another forum people were having DNS issues.

    Change your dns settings to google's DNS (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4) and that should help (and if not, its generally a better option than mediacom's DNS servers anyways)

    THANKS!


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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    Pretty sure this was widespread. Waterloo also couldn't connect to anything.


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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    Quote Originally Posted by tleonwdm View Post
    Anyone else in DM/WDM area experiencing issues with Mediacom? Can't get through their phone lines but unsure if an outage or their typical response time.
    DNS server issues for the last hour or so here in Altoona. All is well now.




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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneswereall View Post
    Pretty sure this was widespread. Waterloo also couldn't connect to anything.
    It was. Mediacom's social media account said it was happening all over.



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    Re: Mediacom Internet Issues

    Quote Originally Posted by Pat View Post
    https://twitter.com/mediacomsupport/...18313089433600

    For as miserable as their service/support is, they do a good job on the Twitter.

    Announcing internet outages on the internet is brilliant.



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