Cable vs DSL High Speed Internet?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mirage, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    Which one do you use? Cable Modem, DSL Modem, or... the other one?

    I have been on a cable modem for years now and haven't had any problems really. Connection has always been fast, and has also been lag free for the most part.

    I hear DSL is more consistent, but I have yet to notice a slow time with cable..
     

  2. Doc

    Doc Trust me, I'm The Doctor. V.I.P.

    I have DSL, through Verizon. I've NEVER had a downtime or cut off. I'm serious, too. It's never lagged, ever. I get 135 kb/s on my speed tests, and I've seen speeds of 140-150 kb/s if I'm downloading from a fast server.
     
  3. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    I have Comcast cable. It's pretty fast most of the time. It's goes out every now and then though. Comcast just isn't very reliable, but unfortunately they have a monopoly on cable around here.
     
  4. SamusAran86

    SamusAran86 Registered Member

    I have used a Cable Modem for the last 3 years, and there is no way anyone could get me to switch... Its gone out on me a few times, but those were servicing issues
     
  5. Pianobone

    Pianobone Registered Member

    I have cable. Never used DSL so I can't really say. I've had some problems with my Wifi and my laptop, but that's more of a router / ethernet card issue than the actual ISP. To my knowledge our service has never gone out except for planned and pre-announced servicing.
     
  6. Albey

    Albey Registered Member

    I had dsl in maryland, i got a 6mb cable line in corbin now. its fast and i love it.. I'll prolly be moving back up to MD though now.. So.. awww :(
     
  7. Mr_Snipes

    Mr_Snipes Registered Member

    I have cable and I love it. Don't think I would like anything slower.
     
  8. CrispyCocaine

    CrispyCocaine Registered Member

    Years ago I used to have a really good DSl provider. But, I have no idea what happen to them. I think they went out of business. Now, I have optimun Online Cable. I guess it's pretty good.
     
  9. thrillhouse22

    thrillhouse22 THRILLHO

    I have Comcast too. Have achieved speeds around 450 k/s at times, but it's usually not that fast.
     
  10. LaRazaUnida

    LaRazaUnida Registered Member

    Ive got cable. I think I get 3mbps or somewhere around there. Its faster than my brothers Verizon DSL, but also its cebridge.....I have a problem atleast once a month with cutouts or something stupid like a forgotten payment.:p
     

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