I'm trying to make a deicsion between implementing an aSynchronous connection or a Synchronous connection. The Synchronous connection is a full T1 and is 1.5 mbps up and down... The aSynchronous connection is a cable modem and is 12 mbps down and 2 mbps up. The network has about 15-20 web application users that hit a web app during working ours. They also host their own emails, so, emails are being sent out and received at the same time. They also have about 5 users browsing. Since the aSynchronous has such a large down stream will it basically perform the same as the T1 when the upstream is congested? I was thinking that due to the downstream being so large that even if the upstream gets congested that much of a downstream will still result in decent browsing?! correct? The cable connection is less money per month so I'm leaning towards it assuming there won't be performance issues... It's more important that the upstream is available without killing the downstream completely.