ADSL is a broadband networking technology that transmits data over copper telephone lines.

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Does this speed numbers show I can improve my internet connection?

I have a... quite slow Internet connection, but some weeks ago to now I'm experiencing signs that lead me to believe that maybe my Internet connection is faster than I'm experiencing day to day. My ...
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What information is included when an ADSL modem makes a connection?

When an ADSL modem has booted and makes a connection, what information is sent across the wire and what is received? Does this differ if the ADSL modem has been assigned a static IP address or a ...
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Ethernet cable too long?

I have an Ethernet cable running from a Huawei ADSL router to a computer> The total length is 61 meters (200 ft). When connected to the computer, a cycle of identifying, disconnected, identifying, ...
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Pinging default gateway and DNS over ADSL connection failed

My ADSL modem lights are on. When I run diagnostics from my router's IP address it cannot ping the default gateway and DNS. I contacted my ISP ,they say that there is no problem on their end. What ...
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Is DSL digital or analogue?

I've looked all over forums and this looks like a popular debate. I currently have an ADSL Sky Broadband connection through the old copper phone line, needing a microfilter to split the frequency ...
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PPTP VPN issue with Mac OS X over ADSL

I have a MacBook Air running OS X Yosemite (even El Capitan) version 10.10.5 and I use ADSL connection to connect to my university internal network which works just fine but when I use the PPTP VPN to ...
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Cant Get into DSL modem's Config page

I have been given an modem by Reliance communications. Its a Binatone ADSL+ modem. Now I have changed my ISP ,but want to use Binatone DSL modem with my new ISP. Problem is i cannot open 192.168.1....
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Can't choose home router [closed]

I have no fear of console and my old routers are awful (DSL-500T for bridging ADSL to LAN and then DSL-524 for distributing LAN across network and provide Wi-Fi). So I've decided to replace it with ...
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Wifi router and ADSL conflicts

I have adsl modem which is connected to internet. I can access internet if i connect laptop directly to adsl modem. laptop > adsl Now i plugged in my wifi router (cisco e900) to adsl modem and ...
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Time Capsule Wireless spot give enormous latency

Noticed, that after a day or a two of use of home network I getting enormous ping time to ADSL modem. Usually it's about 2 ms. But when problem appears - it's 500++ ms. After Time Capsule rebooting ...
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Why does windows 8.1 does not get reconnected to broadband connection (bsnl) , when the lan wire is unplugged and plugged back in(like in ubuntu)?

I use adsl broadband connection and when I unplug my lan wire and plug it back in, it does not connect even when trying to connect again and again, and shows error 691 or error 651, but the problem is ...
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How do I wire a phone line into an RJ45 patch panel?

I am looking to wire my house for Ethernet. The connection to the outside world is DSL, which requires a phone line. I'd like to put that phone line in the same RJ45 patch panel as the Ethernet, for ...
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wireless connection not connecting windows 8

I have a broadband connection and internet in all other devices on my WiFi is working. On the laptop, which is running Windows 8, I am not able to connect using the WiFi. You can see the ...
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Using an ADSL modem/router as modem only

I have a D-Link DSL-2520U ADSL modem router and a Netgear WNDR3700v2 router. I want to use the DSL-2520U as ADSL modem only, and the WNDR3700 for NAT, firewall, DHCP and wireless access. How I should ...
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MLVPN over PPPOE's over VLAN's

I'm trying to achieve aggregation between two (or more) ADSL lines. Unfortunately I have a situation where both lines are connected to the same concentrator. I have a router/firewall on local network ...
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Directly connect phone land line to laptop to act as an ADSL modem

I have a laptop which has an rj11 port (LSI HDA Modem). Is it possible that I could directly connect the phone line (which has an adsl subscription on it) to the laptop so that the laptop could act ...
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Convert Wireless ADSL Modem Router into a Wireless Access Point, possible?

I have a old "ADSL 4-port wireless modem router" laying around and I wondering could I convert it into WLAN Access Point. Is is possible for Wireless router unit with built-in modem? so far I not able ...
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How on earth can this reported hour-long ping time be real?

I recently spent the Easter bank holiday with my parents, who live in a very rural area in the UK. They have a (terrible) ADSL internet connection, which is run over several kilometres of dodgy copper ...
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how can I connect 2 wired internet into one?

I have 2 wired internet connections one is free offered by my apartment management and other one is paid by office. They both are broadband 2mbps and 4mbps respectively. One is dynamic IP address ...
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Advanced ADSL configuration for stability

I am renting a house in Spain with very shaky ADSL. I found the advanced settings in the "BHS RTA" modem but i havn't changed anything yet. Can someone with the know-how please advise if changing any ...
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What is happening in ADSL modem(In bridge mode)?

I am using broadband connection via BSNL and I get service in a twisted pair. ADSL technology is used for broadband connectivity. ADSL modem normally have two modes of operation (Bridge mode and PPPoE ...
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Using a D-Link ADSL Router as a modem

I have a TP-Link Archer C7 which has no ADSL and has one WAN port. I am using an ADSL connection for internet. As I don't have any ADSL modem with me , I plugged my old Dlink ADSL router to my ADSL ...
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What is the main reason for ADSL modem/routers dying?

The other day my home ADSL modem/router (dwg 684t in this case) died. A guy from the telecom company came to my place and brought another one, but he also left this one. Now, I'm interested - it didn'...
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Internet speed ADSL2+ & ISP

Our user has reported that his home Internet speed is only getting 1Mb download and 0.2Mb upload so I went there to check what is causing the slow connection. First, I checked telephone lines to see ...
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Is an overhead of 1.5x typical for a HTTPS upload?

I use Chrome to upload files to my Google Drive account. Today, I had to upload a 2+ GB file and since uploading typically saturates bandwidth, I decided to install the free version of NetBalancer and ...
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Best way of testing client/server applications as if two different sites

I've been doing a few projects recently testing client/server setups on my LAN. I have a regular ADSL connection at home with my own internal LAN. For example I've setup OpenVPN and tested via my ...
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Internet Connection Monitor (free) [closed]

I recently moved into a new house, that has telephone ADSL, every now and again it goes down. I wonder if there is some software (free) you can get that plays some alarm when the internet goes down. ...
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Why using utp cable for ADSL modem

I met a site with ADSL modem.There using utp cat6 cable for connecting DSLAM to ADSL modem.But we know, for ADSL modem,required only 1 pair.Now I am asking why used utp cable on there. All other 3 ...
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Very low SNR and very low line attenuation, what's up with my ADSL?

I have an ADSL connection, I live a couple hundred meters from the local telecommunications cabin. My router says that SNR is 4.8 dB, line attenuation is 9.5 dB and power is 9.8 dBm. From Google I ...
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Very low Upload speed support on my Shared DSL Line?

I am having confusion that why am I getting too much minimum upload speed support on my ADSL Shared Line as...Is it due to ADSL technology that is supports that much minimum Upload speed which is ...
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Is it possible for an end-user to change the annex-type of a DSL modem/router?

Does someone have experience in changing the annex of a DSL modem/router? I found some reports from UK but no complete instructions or success stories? I bought a TP-Link Archer D7 (Annex A) and ...
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2 PPPOE on different computer

I have an ISP which provides "WAN Miniport (PPPOE)" connection type. It means they gave me the username and password so that I can log into in. They have registered my MAC address on their website. I ...
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Strange mtr result on pppoe

Why I have such mtr result on pppoe? I have not this result on bridge mode even I check with another ADSL router and does not this result. As you can see each IP iterate on several level for example ...
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DSL line drops frequently (20+ times per day) – is this normal?

We have a "nailed up" CenturyLink DSL line that drops connection frequently – 20 to 30 times per day. Each time it drops the line is down for maybe 2 or 3 minutes as the DSL circuit reconnects and ...
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Some problems with connecting two router

There are too many problems with the dsl and telephone line in my area so all dsl providers ceased their service here. So my dsl modem became useless Then I contact one of the best internet providers ...
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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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Detecting ADSL modem hijacking

How would I know if my ADSL modem/router (HG532c Echolife) has been hacked? I have heard that it might be more secure to set the modem to bridge-only mode and use a separate router, but that still ...
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Can I Share My Cable Internet Connection Through my ADSL Wireless modem + Router

At first I want to say this question can be found by googling but I cannot find any satisfactory answer. So I am posting it here. I have a ZTE-ZXDSL-531 ADSL Modem. At first I used an ADSL broadband &...
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Why does my ADSL disconnect sometimes?

I have a Linksys wireless ADSL modem. Sometimes I find that my Internet access is lost, so I'm forced to either: Turn off the wireless application on my laptop and back on again Turn off the modem, ...
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How flow control occurs between ADSL modem and DSLAM?

When Adsl modem gets the ethernet packets, it forwards them to DSLAM at Central Office by phone lines,as i know ethernet protocol uses pause frames for control flow so what kind of protocol is there ...
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How to host website from my home ADSL?

I knew that I can use DynDNS to setup a hosting which will access my home adsl for hosting a website. I entered there but couldn't figure out how to setup this in steps, I registered a host name but ...
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When the ADSL modem goes off, the network will become disabled

In my personal network, I have connected all of my machines and also my ADSL modem to a network switch. The problem is that the machines get their IP addresses from the modem, thus when the modem is ...
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How to restore the original firmware of a router?

An internet service provider (ISP) has locked my router and changed its software so that I can not choose another ISP. My router works for that ISP only and it does not work for any Other ISP. I ...
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Fritz 7490 for 16 MB internet connection

I'm considering to get Fritz 7490 for my home to get the most of my internet connection. My internet connection is 16 Mbps and I have a couple of devices: Laptop, iPad, iPhone, PS4 and smart TV. But ...
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RJ11 Cable Maximum Possible Length

We have a modem and telephone connected to a mainline(with splitter) using a 1 meter RJ11 cable each. We want to transfer the modem to another offich which is more or less 25 meters away from our ...
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I want to make my PC a gateway

Following is my current network diagram: The diagram explains itself. The modem is connected to the internet by a ADSL phone line which also contains a landline phone. I want to add a gateway ...
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Mikrotik - 2 Static IP For WAN Only one Ip Worked

I have Mikrotik Router board I have 2 ADSL internet with 2 Valid IP that I connect to adsl with pope connection My config is pppoe-WAN1 IN ether1 pppoe-WAN2 in ether2 Defaul route is ether1 When I ...
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What is a kernel intrusion on my router?

I get a lot of "kernel intrusion" messages in my router's error log. Each one always shows the source IP, the destination IP (mine) and other details of the TCP connection. My Internet link has been ...
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Moving the ADSL modem: Best way of extending the cabling

I have had my phone company bring a direct cable from their FTTN switches in the basement to my living room. The cable they have used is a typical Cat5e. The company's modem has a RJ11 connector ...
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how to run web site on Dns server windows server 2008 r2 with adsl modem?

i have public ip address on adsl router i want to config dns server for connect to domain , According to Nat systeam on dsl router which soultion for config dns server . my dns server my domain ...