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Posted: 10/25/2004 7:35:18 AM EST
Switch from WOW cable to SBC DSL for $26.99. 5 times as fast. Even AR15.com is coming up fast. I cant believe I wasted all that time with cable.
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 7:37:18 AM EST
Had exact opposite experience going from SBC DSL to RoadRunner. I think there are just a lot les folks pluggin up the pipe out where I live. Glad to hear you're seeing an improvement, though. Rock on!
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 7:42:09 AM EST
Test your speed here!! (you may have to install the Java Plug-in)

www.dslreports.com/stest?loc=1


I just scored:

Yours «1364 down
«351 up

I have RoadRunner

A few days ago I scored a 2800 down, but you know how cable is
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 7:54:17 AM EST
Just tested mine (Charter Pipeline cable) for kicks:

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Your download speed : 1955707 bps, or 1909 kbps.
A 238.7 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 193389 bps, or 188 kbps.
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Link Posted: 10/25/2004 8:02:12 AM EST
you must have had very shitty cable lol...my cable at home smokes the DSL here at the office. I got over 500kbs on a d/l the other night...best I ever get here is around 150.
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 9:43:59 AM EST
I have both cable and DSL. My cable connection is way faster than DSL. 3x FASTER!!!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 10/25/2004 10:12:06 AM EST
Sounds like your cable company was skimping on the feeds. Cable should be significantly faster than dsl, although except for big or bigger downloads I doubt many would notice.

I went with dsl as the cable boneheads around here can't successfully supply a one way TV signal let alone 2 way communication.
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