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I am moving and It looks like QWEST DSL is the better deal for me when compared to cable. a 20Mbps/896Kbps line is only $30.00 for 6 months then $60 after that... Cable has a 12Mbps/896Kbps line for $65 a month with no "intro" rate. QWEST says that the approved modems (which will work and they will offer tech support for) are either the Zyxel Q100 or the ActiontecQ1000.

Does any one know if these are any good? or if there are any better modems out there that you know would with Qwest DSL boradband internet?

I will be having my own Wireless router ( http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124388) so I dont need a combo modem/router/wireless.

The biggest thing I want to make sure is that the modem can obtain the 20Mbps download rates, it appears on new egg that a large portion of them dont.

Thanks!
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Either modem would work fine, though as a pure modem the Zyxel might be the better option.
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Does any one know if the Actiontec Q2000 is available? and if so where? Looks like its a new version of teh Q1000. in talks right now with Qwest to see if they will tell me if it will work..

Edit: Never Mind... is to be released 2Q 2011... so not out yet...

Looks like the Q1000 is the more powerfull unit... might use that and the wireless to see if I want/need the pwerformance of the other router... my concern was that most DSL modems I saw did not offer 10/100/1000 ethernet switching as a hub. the Q1000 does.
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