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Six Month Rating

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Review by VexorgTR See Profile

  • Location: Sheffield Lake,Lorain,OH
  • Cost: $45 per month
  • Install: about 3 days
  • Telco party CenturyTel
Good "Usually works well in most locations."
Bad "Not as fast as the competition."
Overall "It's DSL.... it runs like DSL"
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In the earliest days of Century's DSL, it was a stinking nightmare. DIY install was virtually impossible, since you couldn't get it to sync without a tech dispatch.

I worked for a company that sold it.

Today, it's much better. most installs go smoothly, and speeds are as stated.

Location is a big deal... 10/.75 is their top speed around here... 6/.5 3/.5 and 1.5/.25 are the others. It's not that fast.

They've been dropping prices lately and guaranteeing no increases for 5 years... that's nice, but you're already behind the speed curve. If the 1.5 speed is ok for you, it's 20$ a month. If you really need speed, go somewhere else.

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ArizonaSteve

join:2004-01-31
Apache Junction, AZ
Reviews:
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·CenturyLink
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There's No Other Option.

It's easy to say go somewhere else but for most of us there is no other option. I could never get anything at my house that worked except dialup until they put in DSL. I'm able to get 20mb now and that's plenty fast. In a lot of other places they can still only get up to 1.5mb though.

VexorgTR

join:2012-08-27
Sheffield Lake, OH
kudos:1

Re: There's No Other Option.

I follow you. I sat on 1.5m DSL for a time myself. Hopefully the internet market will be come competitive in your region.