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yea my address wont register on their site so i gotta wait till i can call them. if i get that does their modem's use ethernet so i can use my existing router to hook up more then one device (ie. another comp, 360 etc...)
    
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Don't get DSL just yet! Consider a few more things.

From personal experience, DSL disconnects more often than Cable due to the fact it on a telephone line. A little storm knocks out DSL with the first few gusts of wind while cable stands strong.

I could refer you to a good ISP, but I need a zip code. Thanks!

Most DSL modems only offer up to 768KBPS connection speeds, meaning fairly crappy download speeds.
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Don't get DSL just yet! Consider a few more things.

From personal experience, DSL disconnects more often than Cable due to the fact it on a telephone line. A little storm knocks out DSL with the first few gusts of wind while cable stands strong.

I could refer you to a good ISP, but I need a zip code. Thanks!

Most DSL modems only offer up to 768KBPS connection speeds, meaning fairly crappy download speeds.
Uh, DSL never fails. How often is it that you loose telephone connection?
No power? Telephone connection is still alive...

DSL is more seen in Denmark than cable, just simply due to that cable costs so much to being dug down (I really doubt any of this stuff made sense! LOL)
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I don't know about where you live, but I'm telling you what goes down in NY

The phone still works, but the service light flashes on the DSL...
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I don't know about where you live, but I'm telling you what goes down in NY

The phone still works, but the service light flashes on the DSL...
Wierd, lol. I can still use the I-net when we have a power surge (Which is rare anyways)
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well my zip code is 44223, im thinking about that verizon fios stuff, but if theres something else in the area that you recommend then ill see whats up with it.
    
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https://www.comcast.com/Localization...w/default.ashx

Put in your info there and see what ya get.
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service not available go to adelphia.com. which is what i have now lol, well essentially its roadrunner since they bought adelphia
    
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I thought that you needed a different router for cable/DSL connections.

Also, doesn't DSL have a much lower up speed than cable?
    
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Uh, DSL never fails.
Actually, my DSL used to fail quite regularly. Bellsouth has always had a real issue with DNS servers (reading the complaints on the internet). I finally got the issue fixed through some good tech suupport ( ty, Costa Rica). I recently upgraded to 3Mbps, and I get somewhat less than that, I assume it is because I
am so far from the switching station.
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