Dont look at it as such a bad thing... Because its really not. Since when have you EVER experiences 3mbits/second? Probably never.
I now have a 3mb DSl connection for only 69.96 per month CDN.
2002-07-24 12:46:45 EST: 2907 / 668
Your download speed : 2907559 bps, or 2907 kbps.
A 354.9 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 668970 bps, or 668 kbps.
Seems like broadband .. above the 1mbit barrier!