Verizon DSL Truce?
They called on Friday to say that the problem has been solved. Actually, it's not, but the performance has been much better. Speeds still erratic, but tending higher, from 1400 all the way up to the promised 3000 kbits.
This problem does not exist on RoadRunner Cable Internet. They are superior. Maybe the Cable technology is better, or maybe Verizon's implementation is a mess. But RoadRunner consistently delivers the goods, and Verizon DSL does not.
Why don't I switch to RoadRunner? Tthey charge $50 a month, as opposed to Verizon's $30 a month, and I am too, shall we say, " thrifty " to pay that. And I live in hope that Verizon DSL will one day deliver what they promise.
Verizon Online Speedtest Indicator http://infospeed.verizon.net/speedtest/speedtest500k.asp