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Subject:  Re: Local DSL vs Comcast Cable Date:  4/14/2006  12:30 PM
Author:  amg2 Number:  32621 of 70524

My take:

I use Comcast at home and Qwest DSL at work. In terms of speed, etc, I don't notice much difference. They're both pretty dang fast.

I've had more service issues with the DSL than with cable. My DSL has left me high and dry for several days at a time (and I had to call out our contract geek for help) where as the only trouble I've had with the cable is when our cable service was completely out. This only lasted a couple of hours and has only happened once in 3 years.

Of course, your mileage may vary. Around here, DSL is a bit cheaper than cable, but we have cable TV service already and we wanted to ditch the landline for phones and go cell only. That was our deciding factor in going the cable route.

Either way, once you leave dial-up, you'll never want to go back again!

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