TITLE

SUIT SHINES LIGHT ON DSL UNCERTAINTY

AUTHOR(S)
Rohde, David
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Network World;08/28/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of some SBC Communications Inc. customers claiming that the firm limits promised 384Kbit per second download speeds to 128K at its convenience. Admission by SBC that it limits newsgroup users to 128K and also limits their time online in order to provide more reliable service for all customers; Questions about digital subscriber line availability and performance.
ACCESSION #
3519279

 

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