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T1Guy.com, powered by ShopforT1's GeoQuote technology, regards your privacy as the first step in building a long term relationship of trust and loyalty. Our GeoQuote(tm) technology enables you to query the databases of over a dozen nationwide and regional T1 service providers in real-time. In order to perform this calculation for you, we require a nominal amount of personal data.

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Just seconds after you submit your information, GeoQuote goes to work. A page of qualifying T1 service providers (without the names of the providers) will appear, with links to obtain detailed information about the plans you are viewing. After your price quote is obtained, GeoQuote stores the data you entered in our ulta-secure database. No third party can access our database so you can rest assured that you will not receive annoying phone calls or emails from multiple providers after entering your information here!

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 Is a T1 Connection Better than DSL?

Written by: Patrick Oborn - Dec 14, 2017


Is a T1 connection better than a DSL connection? A more appropriate question might be "Is a T1 connection MORE APPROPRIATE than a DSL connections. A T1 connection and DSL connection both offer bandwidth at high speed but have two factors that greatly differentiate them from one another. Those factors are price and reliability. A DSL connection has a low price and is less reliable than a T1 connection. A T1 is much more expensive than a DSL connection but is also much more reliable.

So are you looking for reliability or price? Reliability becomes critical when customers or employees depend on your connection for immediate responses. If your customers use your connection to access your databases or your server or the internet then reliability of your connection is critical. If your employees depend on your connections because you host the e-mail server in house or host web servers, your connections is considered critical. A critical connection can be viewed much like a life line, without which your business would be negatively impacted. Your monthly savings of having a sub-par connections will not make up for the loss in productivity of your employees or loss of customers when your DSL connections gets bogged down or cut off. To reiterate, critical connections should be supported with a T1 connection.

Many customers are extremely price sensitive and cannot afford the cost of a T1 which can be as much as 20 times more expensive than a full T1 connection. Residential customers who are most sensitive to price should not consider a T1 connection unless then have a business reason to pay for such a circuit and cannot access DSL service. You may get lucky and find a T1 connection that is low cost which would give you both price and reliability but be careful. Many T1's sold for less than $600 are not truly dedicated circuits and are oversubscribed. In short, if price is your critical factor go with DSL. If reliability is the critical factor purchase a dedicated T1.