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#742396 - 10/07/06 08:47 AM Anyone have Verizon Wireless broadband?
2003TRD Offline


Registered: 11/14/03
Posts: 418
Loc: Ohio
Just wondering how fast it is compared to my Cable modem??? I am taking a different job and I need an instant connection anywhere for school. Is it quick? how much slower than my Cable modem? is it worth the 70.00 a month for service?

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#742397 - 10/08/06 01:32 AM Re: Anyone have Verizon Wireless broadband? [Re: 2003TRD]
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Registered: 05/23/04
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Loc: ME
Depends on your cable service. I know my roadrunner is a bit slower than my comcast cable.

If this is the service you're referring to,
http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/mobileoptions/broadband/serviceoverview.jsp

It will be signifigantly slower than cable. most cable is at least 3Mbs, and verizon says average download speeds are 400-700kbps, which is .4-.7 Mbs.

Whether or not it's worth it depends on how bad you need it.

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