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what are different connection speed ratings?

I've heard different terms advertised for connection speeds . What are common ones today and what do they mean?

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"Common download speeds with DSL are 1.5 Mbps, 3 Mbps, and 6 Mbps
Some cable companies now also offer speeds like 10 or 15 Mbps.
These speeds are expressed in ""mega-bits per second"" (Mbps).

Here are 2 articles that explain this nicely:

http://www.helpwithpcs.com/internet/internet-connections.htm
http://www.homenethelp.com/web/explain/about-network-speeds.asp"