DSL/ADSL

srrao

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Is Airtel broadband service based on DSL or ADSL.BSNL is ADSL so Upload is (as per my test) not exceeding 64kWhat about Airtel.I have both BSNL and Aritel.Sandeep
 

pawanrh

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If it is, then how do ppl get 256k uploads on a 256k line? Its supposed to be A-symettrical!
 

srrao

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BSNL FAQ clearly states that BSNL is ADSLBut when it comes to Airtel nothing is clear.May be I will send a mail to cc.Sandeep
 

inetbum

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ADSL is cheaper than SDSL or Symmetric-DSL so it's mostly deployed for residential use everywhere because typical home users don't upload much unlike servers etc. So all DSLs to our homes are ADSLs by design. What I think is 256 kbps is too small a speed for an ADSL connection so some people get it anyway on their uploads too. If you had a 1Mbps ADSL then you wouldn't get 1 Mbps on upload, just on download :).
 

srrao

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Got reply from CCThey called up and when I asked they told me it was ADSL and for 256 I will get 64K and for 512 I will get 128 K. They used the word "ratio is 1:4"Sandeep
 
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