Re network receivers losing the connection. It's usually the receivers firmware and has nothing to do with your internet service. It's widely known in the Home theater crowd the denons and many other have had networking issues.
I LOVE the 50mg downloads, especially if you use a download manager that can request multiple streams of a file from the server. I can hit the full capacity of the line. I think its a bit rediculuous that the only way to get faster uploads then 675K (or whatever it is) is to have this servive, but the 5meg uploads are sweet and my p2p ratios are finally decent.
I had the motorola, ubee, and last tuesday they just brought a new arris router they just rolled out the day before.
HATED the motorola, the wifi reception was awful, got half the speed over wifi then ethernet, and the signal was useless in the next room over (small 1bd nyc apt).
Ubee, better signal not great, got the 50mg speed over wifi, seemed to not like to have all 4 ether net ports filled, wifi would suffer, died in 2 weeks
Arris - ITS HUGE almost the size of the cable box, no complaints at all so far, fast reliable, and good signal, not many options in the admin page tho.
The cable guy mentioned they had a cisco router that was the best on hes ever seen, if you have one dont call about it unless you need to cuz they are pulling them out of the field for some reason.
PS - why is my cable box 5 hours ahead?