edonkey is not good since it takes upstream bandwidth which u need for ur downloading (weird? but u should know downloading needs feed back control info to server)
A suggestion is to limit ur upload speed to 10kb in edonkey.
How fast about your rogers@home, please try the following URL and tell me your speed. Mine is about 52( so slow !!! ) http://www.cable-modem.net/features/oct99/speed.html