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DSL Internet connections #210260
01/05/04 05:14 PM
01/05/04 05:14 PM
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Hooray! Just got my DSL connection from BTL. Works well so far. 64K full-time for BZ$100 per month. And my voice phone is independent of the internet.

Re: DSL Internet connections #210261
01/05/04 08:53 PM
01/05/04 08:53 PM
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GO JESSE!!!!! Hope things are good for you and you are taking care of yourself!!! Have you seen Joyce??? Give her a BIG HUG for me and tell her "I've got news"!!!! C......and a hug for Deona too!!!!

Re: DSL Internet connections #210262
01/05/04 09:25 PM
01/05/04 09:25 PM
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Jesse - Got my curiosity up now. IS 64K correct? or is that a typo? That transfer rate is not much more than most people in the US still using dialup get at max ( 56k). DSL is touted as being many times faster than dialup, not 10-15% more. Or, is BTL really that bad?

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Re: DSL Internet connections #210263
01/05/04 10:34 PM
01/05/04 10:34 PM
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BTL offers DSL at various speeds from 64K up to 512k (I think) but the faster speeds cost more. I'm not after speed but I am trying to save $$ so chose the cheapest. I had a 56K modem when on dialup but only got a connect speed of 48-50K. The DSL seems much faster but that may be my imagination. I like it so far... good to be on line at all times, and not tie up my voice line.

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