I recently got Earthlink DSL but soon found out that
it is extremely unstable.
In the morning hours, I get disconnected many times. Not
so much in the afternoon. When daytrading, this is extremely
Calling tech support is not much help, as all I hear is scripted
responses such as check cable connection, keep computer 5 ft
away, etc. Then they try to sell you products such as anti virus,
Is there anything else I can do or should I have gone with
I had ds"Hell" for a while.
FWIW-in my case, I had 2 major issues that made the service unreliable.
First, I had some bad connectors and a bad section of wire in my home phone wiring. Of course, the phone company could not figure it out, a neighbor who was at one time a phone tech fixed it for me.
Second, I lived just beyond the maximum linear feet of wire from the Home Office ( I think this is 15000 feet.) even though the HO was less than a mile from my house.
After struggling for about a year, I got cable and it is much better for me.
ps-there are lots of people who have it and like it very much.