Reader Mail: Verizon DSL
Anyone who thrives on technology would realize that Verizon DSL (and DSL in general) is a horrible way to connect to the internet.
With the future of Verizon FiOS unknown exactly (the rep at the Arts & Music Festival had no honest answer) as well as unproven (is it reliable, steady, consistent?), one reader had questions about DSL in general. This essentially a no-brainer, and I told her to get Cablevision Optimum Online, but I’m posting this for others that might have similar dilemmas:
“Hi Hoboken residents, If I have asked this question of you prior please forgive me. I have Verizon DSL and it is frequently not working in Hoboken. Can you tell me what DSL provider you use in Hoboken and how efficient it is? I am looking to change providers. My phone service and internet service with Verizon have been horrid. Every other month it goes out. So I need to change!”
Am I right? Is cable the best choice? Or should you suffer with that crappy DSL until FiOS (eventually) lands in Hoboken – completely (I believe one or two demo buildings have it, such as MetroStop.)