dsl vs cable

seperatist

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#1
there is a good deal in my area that may persuade me to switch from comcast to verizon but i want to know if it's worth it.


verizon dsl Up to 3 Mbps/768 Kbps w/ phone $70mnth
comcast With speeds up to a blazing 6 Megs w/phone $100mnth



the price is much cheaper with verizon but i care about reliability and service as well as speed. i do use bittorrent a lot so i want to ensure that will work the same and i am behind a router. any advice?



thanks and sorry is this is an old topic. i did a search but didn't find the exact info i was looking for.

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lancer

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#2
stay with comcast, dsl can and does go out a lot, especially in the early hours of the morning...
 

Bman

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every type, company, services have there problems. I have always gone with cable companies, because there usually cheaper.
 

kcnychief

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First off, your prices are abnormally high for your area. I have seen both for near half the price.

That being said, try the DSL out if you want. Most ISPs will give you a 30 day trial or something, where you can cancel with little or no penalty.

Also, if you go to Comcast saying you want to cancel, sometimes they will give you a 3, 6 or 9 month promotional rate.

Play hardball, you may get good results :)
 

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