matters not. First, the federal com laws limit the 56 K to 5.3.3 K.
Second your connect speed is determined by many things regarding the quality and the length of the phone lines from your home to the first switching circuit.
Do a search for a post by Coryphaeus [aka Wayne Hardy}. There will be a link to his website that will provide some insight. The site gives insight.LOL
just wondering if 20% utilization of connection is normal ? im on dialup 56k modem and right now task manager says i have 40kbps link speed any insite would be helpful thanks for your time ... tao