It seems people still have a notion that “dedicated T’s are the pinnacle of data telecom service. Why buy a dedicated T1, T3, etc. when alternative technologies are reaching/surpassing their performance for a fraction of the cost?
|Download Speed Can Reach (kb/s)||1,544||6,312||8,000||30,000||44,736|
|Download Speed Can Reach (kB/s)||193||789||1,000||5,592||3,750|
Note 1: Cable/DSL speeds are listed at somewhat of a maximum of what people are seeing today.
Note 2: Upload speeds for businesses that are hosting technology can be an important consideration, and Cable/DSL providers typically limit the uploads speeds significantly. Verizon’s FIOS, on the other hand, starts with 2,000 kb/s and goes up to 5,000 kb/s for upload — still quite a bit faster than a T1.