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6 Months with Embarq - No bandwidth at night

I am having an ongoing problem at night (7PM-11PM) with low download bandwidth. I pay for 1.5 Mbps but only receive .4-1.0 Mbps at night. I have complained over and over. They put a splitter in my house entry box. Still slow. They moved my port. Still slow. They (said) changed the board in the switch. Still slow. They won't even pay their people overtime to personally verify what I'm saying. I guess I'm going to try the BPU next. Maybe they or a politician can get them to fix what I am paying for. I forgot to say, it's now June 15th, 2009. I would NOT recommend anyone to get DSL from EMBARQ unless they have NO alternative!

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When u get dsl that means bandwidth is not guaranteed. 1.5Mbps is the maximum theoretical bandwidth. You can't expect more than that. DSL is a shared network. So if you want to get dedicated bandwidth you have to go to other technologies like leased lines :) . They can't do anything. MTS can never be achived in practice.

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