I have Verizon DSL too, and have been happy with it, especially when I
talk to my friends who have Adelphia PowerLink! Download speeds are
consistent, almost all the time.
On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Moody, Michael D wrote:
> I, too, am using Verizon DSL. My experience is similar to Frank's in that
> the system was down for 3 days. Otherwise, I'm very satisfied with the
> service/speed. Working from home is not a problem (I think that's a good
> thing?). I tried PowerLink before switching to DSL -- my 56 Kbps modem was
> faster a good part of the time.
> Michael Moody
> UVM College of Medicine
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Swasey [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 11:44 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: DSL users?
> I have Verizon DSL. I have had it since May of 2001. In that time,
> I've had three problems. The service was down for 3 days in the fall of
> 2001. There was a performance problem that required I force Verizon to
> change my choice for wide area carrier from Qwest to GTE in 2002. And
> the end of September 2002, my service was "accidentally" disconnected
> and it took them a couple of days to get me reconnected.
> The people at the 800 number have been friendly, but I have felt
> frustration at the length of time it takes to make them understand the
> problem the three times I've had to call.
> Overall, the performance has been wonderful and I laugh at Adelphia's
> commercials claiming their powerlink is so much better than DSL (I know
> of Powerlink's continuing problems because my daughter cannot get DSL in
> her apartment).
> Frank Swasey | http://www.uvm.edu/~fcs
> Systems Programmer | Always remember: You are UNIQUE,
> University of Vermont | just like everyone else.
> === God Bless Us All ===
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