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how many of you bellsouth DSL users are sick and tired you getting your ass kicked in speed by the cable internet users well, bellsouth has alredy started to upgraded there equipment to give its customers a speed boost. They will still offer 3 plans, but they will be much faster. below is the upgrade plan for there services.

current plans            to    new plans

256/128KBPS          to    3MB/384KBPS

1.5MB/256KBPS      to    6MB/768KBPS

3.0MB/384KBPS      to    9MB/3MBPS

you will start to see the speed increase in mid july and it will be final by late october. 

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is this upgrade for real cuz i mean this slow speed from them is falling way behind the rest of the industry

i hope that this is legit and if u have a site where i can get more information on it plz put the link

is this for regular copper cables to or only fiber

i hope u give me the answer i want to hear

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1-10Gbps to the house i think not. think how much more money they can make by slow rasing the speeds. im sure intel/AMD can make a 5GHz processor are they going to do it no there not that stupid.

yes its very true, Intel is the company fronting this, The already have the cards and cables. 1GBPS eathernet is already hear, 10GBPS Eathernet is on its way, with in 6months, SATA 2 is on its way, with in 3 months USB3 will start making its way through in about 2-4 months, The speed is there only 1 thing has to be done and thats running new cables. So beleve it.

Its already started with verizon FIOS. Fiber tops out at 800MBPS so far with a distance of about 20,000 FT. The biggest problem is your HD can only right at 150MBPS when SATA2 starts being used then its 300MBPS.

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yes its very true, Intel is the company fronting this, The already have the cards and cables. 1Gbps eathernet is already hear, 10Gbps Eathernet is on its way, with in 6months, SATA 2 is on its way, with in 3 months USB3 will start making its way through in about 2-4 months, The speed is there only 1 thing has to be done and thats running new cables. So beleve it.

Its already started with verizon FIOS. Fiber tops out at 800Mbps so far with a distance of about 20,000 FT. The biggest problem is your HD can only right at 150Mbps when SATA2 starts being used then its 300Mbps.

Fiber is here and I

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how many of you bellsouth DSL users are sick and tired you getting your ass kicked in speed by the cable internet users well, bellsouth has alredy started to upgraded there equipment to give its customers a speed boost. They will still offer 3 plans, but they will be much faster. below is the upgrade plan for there services.

current plans            to    new plans

256/128Kbps          to    3MB/384Kbps

1.5MB/256Kbps      to    6MB/768Kbps

3.0MB/384Kbps      to    9MB/3Mbps

you will start to see the speed increase in mid july and it will be final by late october. 

I would love to know where you got your info...

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I had Bellsouth for a year...had their dsl light package...paid 35 bucks a month for it...got 30 kbs down and 10 kbs up........now i got cable.......i pay 10 bucks more a month.......now i get this

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 6732 Kbps about 6.7 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 822 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)

Test Time:: Mon Jul 4 06:14:35 EDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 120X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.25 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 86.79 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-JS0QZEI4Y

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 744 Kbps about 0.7 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 91 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)

Test Time:: Mon Jul 4 06:05:28 EDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 13X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 11.25 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 116.28 % faster than the average for host (comcast.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-3JBSYKW4N

i have family that works for bellsouth an they hate the cable........i never told them i switched.

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welcome to the forums Magyver

i had bellsouth DSL UTLRA 1.5mb and 256KB got 150k down and 30k up no for $40 a month not i pay $50 a month and i get this.

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 6987 Kbps about 7 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB)

Download Speed is:: 853 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)

Test Time:: Mon Jul 4 10:37:36 EDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 125X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.2 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 119.37 % faster than the average for host (adelphia.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-4D05ZYUGK

:::.. Upload Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 888 Kbps about 0.9 Mbps (tested with 1013 kB)

Upload Speed is:: 108 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)

Test Time:: Mon Jul 4 10:37:57 EDT 2005

Bottom Line:: 16X faster than 56K 1MB upload in 9.48 sec

Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 112.95 % faster than the average for host (adelphia.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-UBZH82SE4

Dam thats Fast for only $10 more. Cable is so much better then DSL.

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I dont care what anyone says... Bellsouth is great. I had all 3 of there dsl's and i currently have Xtreme and couldnt be happier. I had adelphia and 1st of all their customer/tech support is awful, they dont know what they are talkin bout cuz i had them come to my house 3 times for the internet and they never found a problem even though the internet was eather slow or offline. 2nd, the ping i had with them SUCKED (i play cs and my neighbor who has BS ultra, always had lower ping then me). The only good thing w/ cable is the DL speed i always had 500+kb/s. Now for BS everything is awsome, the pings are always low >50, and i constantly DL at 370kb/s. PLUS dsl is more reliable.... 

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I just asked a friend of mine that works for Bellsouth Support if this was true.  This was his reply:

-- snip --

the story is true, the 6Mx1.5 is gonna be released in a few weeks the 9M circuit is still being Beta tested and we need to figure out what type of router can handle that speed.

-- snip --

I highly doubt that if this was untrue that multiple people who "work for Bellsouth" would have the wrong info.  Unless we know the same guy ;-)

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