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CenturyLink DSL speed issues in rural Dixon, Illinois


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Hey Bozman , I'm sure at some point people locally will see your post and reply.

Roam around the forum and you might find others in the same situation as yours :)


I live three miles from the main dsl base that is in our town of Dora,mo . Those in Dora vicinity (within one mile ) get speeds to 2 Mbps but I only got a max 93 KB/s . (Reason I said got is that was before I tweaked /optimized my network . I now get 1.25 Mbps) . Anyway , I talked to centurylink about the lower speeds and that they said they throttled all connections outside of the immediate area . Say Huh ????....and had no plans to increase it . I offered to pay more or get another plan but was told I had the highest plan for my location . I asked a centurylink worker if this was so and if I could get higher speeds . He said yes and that you could get higher speed if the company would allow it but they will not . I have no other options because that Centurylink is the only provider here .

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