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

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Capture data that my ADSL modem send

I'd like to capture the data sent by my ADSL modem (what's really sent on the RJ11 cable). I have no access to my modem (no ssh), so I'd like to build a mini-computer with 2 RJ11 plug, one connected ...
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How expensive is it for a USA telecom to upgrade their DSL equipment that supports “ADSL G.DMT” to newer standards like “ADSL2 or ADSL2+” in 2015? [closed]

How expensive is it for a USA telecom to upgrade their DSL equipment that only supports "ADSL G.DMT" to newer standards like "ADSL 2 or ADSL 2+" in 2015? What is the estimated per line equipment cost ...
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Convert to WAN port

I have a ADSL2+ Modem/Router. Is it possible to set one out of four of the LAN ports as a WAN port? If yes, how? The brand/model is: Prolink H9200P. I already contacted Prolink about this and the ...
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Cause of unreliable connection?

I have the following infrastructure: A hosted server with an FTP server (Windows Server 2008 + FileZilla). An office that connects to the internet via ADSL (provider = Telia). In that network a ...
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On a PPPoA ADSL Connection - What is the best MTU Size

As recently discovered, my ISP is currently using PPPoA in order to authenticate my ADSL connection. I would like to know the optimal MTU Size to use for this connection?
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Need modem for a line-bonded ADSL2+ connection

I have two semi-related questions: What do I look for in specs to identify ADSL2+ modems capable of supporting line-bonding? I can't seem to locate any clear indication of those which do versus those ...
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How to mitigate BufferBloat on an ADSL connection?

I've had interesting networking experience before. Before I moved, I've had a VDSL connection, with 3mb uplink. (The down speed was around 30mb but is not relevant at this moment). Whenever I ...
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Should ADSL routers be left switched on 24/7?

I've been happily using my ADSL wireless router for five years, only switching it on when I use it which is typically in the evenings and at weekends. Over the past fews weeks I had a dramatic drop in ...
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“Total Available Bandwidth” on modem's telnet interface?

I've been tinkering with my Thomson SpeedTouch 510, FW v. 6.2.15.7. This is the partial output of the "adsl info" menu, via the telnet interface: What does "Total Available Bandwidth" stands for? ...
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BT hub5 / BT broadband infinity 2 and TP-Link archer D2

so i have got BT infinity 2 with a BT HUB 5 router which is connected to Openreach Socket on the wall via ADSL cable.on the router it says ADSL plug as well .as i am having some problems with online ...
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Netgear DGND4000 ADSL configuration and slow connection

I live in Italy and I recently bought a DGND4000 Modem/Router from Netgear. I have configured the "Internet Setup" and the "ADSL settings" pages with the data given to me by the ISP. As ISP I use ...
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My DSL operator is suggesting that I use at Cat 6 cabling instead of normal telephone wire to get maximum speed

I have made a contract recently, for a DSL only line (dry DSL; no telephone) at 10Mbps. From the day one it is disconnecting every now and then. After complaining to the company they tried to make the ...
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More than one ADSL WiFi Router with Modem on LAN

We have three ADSL Wifi Routers which are connected to my ISPs, these are wifi access points for the various computers that we use at office. Devices used: http://www.dlink.co.in/products/?pid=451 ...
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How to access my ADSL modem configuration remotely over the Internet

My ADSL modem at home is online. Can I access its configuration page that is 192.168.1.1 sitting at another location, using the public IP address of my home modem?
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Speed Up Adsl in D-Link DSL-2750U

I have a D-Link DSL-2750U adsl modem router, it shows me my Upstream is 1291 Kbps and my Downstream is 4095 Kbps, but download speed is only 20 KB/s, is there any way to change configuration to speed ...
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Torrent downloads fine on one connection but very slowly on another

I’ve been downloading a fairly large torrent (it’s about 30gb of some stuff a friend overseas put together for me, mostly anime) for a while now. When I download from home, I get download speeds up ...
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Connecting ADSL router to ADSL2+

Can I connect plain ADSL router to ADSL2+ connection (even with lower speed)?
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Can ADSL modems connect by dial-up over phone lines without paying for DSL service? [closed]

Remember how back in the old days we would connect two computers with a dial-up to play network games? “Command and Conquer”, “Descent” and “Warcraft" come to mind for example… Today, we have ADSL ...
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How to get more speed from my router?

DSL RX:12287/TX:1021 (Kbps) one guy told me that this is the speed the ISP sends to my router, but i only use 2Mb of 12Mb. So i want to know if exist the possibility to get more speed at least 5Mb. ...
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Cannot connect to ADSL modem router via ethernet

In windows 8 on Laptop have no problem, but in the Ubuntu 14.04 on the same laptop cannot detect. Also in Windows XP on PC, cannot detect it, too. ADSL modem router tp-link td-8817 have a USB port, ...
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Need help understanding slow DSL connection

I got a strange problem with my DSL connection. When I run a speed test I consistently get an internet speed of 5Mbit/s downstream. I have ran the test at different times and weekdays but it is ...
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converting COAX to phone for ADSL

I have a modem that uses COAX as the data line, recently I changed the provider and they said that the internet is ready. They provided a DSL modem that uses phone jack. Can I cut the coax and ...
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connect two adsl modem to one pc

I have two adsl modem. One with ethernet connector and otherone with USB connector. Each modem is connected to a seperate telephone line. Now my question is that "is it possible to connect these two ...
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IPv6 in a SOHO network

If the router in my SoHo network (a Netgear DGND3700) doesn't support IPv6 is there any benefit at all in enabling IPv6 across the server and clients in that network? The successor to that one (a ...
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Can I plug an ADSL cable to a router with an RJ11 to RJ45 converter?

I have an ADSL router that connects to the ISP with PPPoE on its WAN through a cable that has an RJ11 plug. I would like to use my main router that also has PPPoE on its WAN, but only has RJ45 plugs. ...
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Is it normal for uploads on ADSL to make the connection unusable (> 4000ms latency)?

I have an ongoing saga with my internet connection; where the latency periodically goes through the roof. In most cases, this seems to coincide with something uploading data. I'm not having a lot of ...
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Simultaneous Internet Access on two hosts issue. Is it caused by NAT? [closed]

Sometimes I have troubles with Internet access on my PC while other person connected to the same LAN is using Internet simultaneously. Webpages loading is way too long or it just breaks. I suppose NAT ...
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Two Routers are fighting each other on LAN

My apartment is quite large and most rooms have several walls, meaning Wifi signals drop easily. To combat this I found a spare DSL Router I had previously and placed that in the Kitchen and ...
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Can't access modem after a while

I have an TP-Link TD-W8951ND ADSL modem which feeds my whole house Internet and is also the dhcp server. For some reason randomly I will not be able to access the modem at all but the internet works ...
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How to access ADSL modem web-interface thru router?

I have 3 devices in my network: D-Link router (fixed IP 192.168.0.1, DHCP enabled) ADSL modem (fixed IP 192.168.0.2, DHCP disabled; bridging mode, PPPoE) PC (dynamic IP) If I connect the modem to ...
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Does DSL/VOIP Service Work In A Power Outage

Just curious, but does DSL service work in a power outage? From what I know, DSL uses regular phone lines to transmit digital rather than analog signals at a higher speed, and regular phone service ...
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DSL line quality: SNR and impact on upload vs. download ratio

I work mostly from home and last Sunday for some reason my DSL line rate dropped from around 8Mb/s to a 0.5Mb/s. I don't know much about the physics of DSL lines when it comes to line quality, so I'm ...
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how to setup dsl on two wifi?

I have ADSL internet connection which is connected to my wifi A, I used a cable to connect my second wifi B to wifi A, so I plugged the cable in the first output port in the wifi A and then connected ...
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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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ZyXEL ADSL home router showing up as 4 WLAN networks

When I enable WLAN in my new ZyXEL ADSL modem/router and configure it with the SSID and WPA2-PSK password that I want, it works just fine. The problem is that instead of the single WLAN access point ...
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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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ADSL modem to Wireless AP

I had MTNL. Before that I used adsl2 modem to give me internet access. Now I switched over to a local ISP so wanted to convert the ADSL modem to Wireless AP. The problem is that even after disabling ...
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Modem Speed Limit

I changed my plan to a 4Mbps unlimited connection. But my download speed still shows 573Kbps in the ADSL settings webpage and I get slow download speed. I called the ISP's customer care and they said ...
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ADSL keeps disconnecting every now and then (changes from ADSL to ADSL2/2+)

My router is Huawei HG520b (bought from the ISP, so it has a custom firmware) Sometimes it keeps disconnecting/reconnecting and when I check to see what's happening I find that it has changed ...
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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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can i use my wireless adsl2 router+modem as modem only?

I have tenda w150D wireless router+modem. Its antenna is broken & it doesn't support dd-wrt. Now I wish to buy a router that does support dd-wrt. So can I use this current router+modem as modem ...
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How to setup flexible routing between 2 LAN's at home

I have two separate internet connctions at home, one Huawei B593 4G router and one Netgear ADSL router. Normally I use the 4G connection (with the ADSL as a backup when I hit the 80GB data limit per ...
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Access DSL modem web configuration through Wireless Router. .

I am having a DSL Modem ZTE 831 Series. To have Wireless Connectivity at home, I have connected Tenda WiFi Router W316R. The address of DSL Modem is 192.168.1.1 The address of Wifi Router is ...
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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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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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Home router blocking secure imap?

I'm using thunderbird on my laptop to access my work email over imap (we're an MS Exchange shop but the server is configured for imap as well). This works fine when I'm at work, but for some reason, ...
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Home network with two routers and just one Wifi

I know it is a pretty lame question, but I am not a pro in networking, so I will still ask it. And I will try to explain details where possible. I want to create the following setup: Phone line is ...
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can adsl modem be used as wimax wifi router

i have a NETGEAR ADSL2 modem wifi router,, the model is N150 DGN1000,, i tried used it as a WIFI router for my WIMAX modem by putting the POE slot cable from wimax modem to ADSL slot on the ADSL ...
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ADSL Wireless Router Configuration with ethernet(rj45) internet connection

I have this adsl wireless router but my internet connection only has RJ45 directly connected to my PC. My questions is how can I use my ADSL wireless router with this kind of internet connection.. ...
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Home ADSL Modem Dropping Packets?

I know this is supposed to be a "pro" forum, but I'm hoping someone can help since my ISP isn't doing much to try and fix things. My ISP has given me a DSL modem / Router combo - a ADB / Pirelli P.DG ...