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Why Wi-Tribe may not be your best bet - UPDATED

UPDATED - Oct 28, 2008 - Here

I've been connected through Wi-Tribe during the past month and a half. And here is the verdict:Coverage in my area was good, as long as the modem was near or outside a window. I live in Al-Jubeiha AreaBandwidth was near the amount I paid for but always lessTorrent traffic is shaped, don't expect anything above 32KBAfter forgetting a couple of torrents uploading at full speed for a few days, I found out that I was getting around 56kbps, about the same speed a quick dial up phone connectionIf you reach around 20GB of total upload+download in a month, you will be dropped down to 128kbps, but you will be really getting around 56kbps
On support Calling support is a hit and miss deal. Meaning that you may or may not get throughGetting through to support is a hit and miss deal. Meaning that you may or may not get helpIn reality, I was always shown a caring attitude but never got any resultsOne funny thing. I called to complain about the speed, and the helpf…