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Two routers connected to one DSL modem

Let's say that currently I have a VDSL modem connected to the phone wall-socket: it takes the VDSL line/signal. Then I've a router, connected from the WAN port, through ethernet, to the modem. The ...
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Are modems, made for a more recent DSL standard, downwards compatible with older DSL technology?

I understand that older DSL modems aren't compatible with newer technology, but is the case same the other way around? I.e.: Is VDSL2 modem compatible with a VDSL connection? What about with ADSL or ...
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Why is net much slower if computer is plugged in it via a wireless router?

I have a computer which is plugged directly in the net via the ADSL modem provided by the ISP. Sometimes there is need to connect other computers on the net. Then I add a TP-LINK wireless router to ...
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How to limit DSL connection speed on Thomson TG585 v7 router?

I have ADSL via a Thomson TG585 v7 router (Demon Internet). Generally these days its DSL connection reports something like Bandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]: 1.023 / 7.621 I'm interested in ...
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Will an ADSL2+ modem work with a VDSL input connection?

I have BT Infinity broadband (UK) which is Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) and then VDSL from the cabinet to the property. BT supply a BT Openreach branded modem to work with the VDSL connection. My ...
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Can a DSL splitter be used in place of a micro filter

I don't want to do the rewiring required to put a splitter at the demarcation point, but we don't have DSL micro filters available here. Can I use two splitters as filters for the modem and the ...
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How to get a static ip address on adsl

I tried it before by setting the ip address manually. And I used this IP Address: 192.168.1.33 I reboot and tried if I can connect to the internet, but no luck. It must be set to obtain your ip ...
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Fractional DSL speeds - Getting fastest connection based on distance from CO

My ISP offers 1.5 Mbps, 3 Mbps and 7 Mbps connection speeds. I currently have 3 Mbps and would like to get something faster but my ISP says that 7 Mbps is not available in my area. I assume this is ...
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What is the next step up from ASDL?

I generally get "better" than the average using speedtest, My download speed is usually adequate, but my upload is deficient when net traffic is heavy. I am using voip as my primary phone system and ...