Today I joined the 8/4 club. The price of membership was 'no internet for you'
for about 12 hours.
I noticed it was down before I left for work at 7am. Returning home around 6pm and after supper it was still down. It took about half an hour of fiddling with modem & router resets and ipconfig /release & /renew to finally get internet back.
Just checked modem diagnostic page, and voila - it's 8 down, 4 up.
So should I notice any difference? A speedtest showed over 36 Mbps down on 28 Mbps service - but that might be due to the sudden absence of bit-torrent traffic on Teksavvy servers.