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Review by ncbill See Profile

  • Location: Winston Salem,Forsyth,NC
  • Cost: $10 per month (12 month contract)
  • Install: about 3 days
  • Telco party AT&T
Good "Cheap, cheap, cheap"
Bad "Only 768"
Overall "Get it if you can, if only for backup"
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I had 6 meg cable broadband that cost me $45/month and never used the bandwidth!

I ordered AT&T's 768 "DSL Lite w/ term agreement" the day it became available.
(term agreement is 12 months, with a $50 early termination fee)

The $75 DSL modem/router & install kit came 3 days later.

I used the DSL splitter in the self-install kit to separate voice and DSL lines outside at the customer interface, so I don't need to use DSL filters on the phones inside.

I get about 650 down and 100 up.

I plan on keeping this as long as it remains $10/month, which is at least through 12/31/2009.

UPDATE:

Price raised to $20 in early 2010 - still only 768KB.

Will probably dump this for cable ($30/month for 6 months) or Clear WiMax ($40/month).

UPDATE:

Still using as of summer 2011.

1.5 down for $15/month.

Rock solid reliable, but slow (looks like no one locally can get more than 1.5 down, probably because of U-Verse coming)

UPDATE:

Still using as of spring 2012.

They still offer it for $15/month (up to 3MBps down)

My line still only provisions for 1.5, but I'll keep it forever as long as I can get this price (it now looks like U-Verse will NEVER come to this area)

UPDATE:

Summer, 2014:

Finally provisioned for 6MBps down, but the cost is $50/month!

Unexpected outage last month of nearly a full week.

Getting ready to switch over to 15MBPs down cable broadband ($35/month).

member for 7.8 years, 1405 visits, last login: a few hours ago
updated 72 days ago

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