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

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ADSL modem on VDSL [on hold]

I am changing to Ultra-Fast VDSL on Slingshot in New Zealand. I currently have this modem: NetComWireless ADSL2+ Modem Router - NB604 Will my VDSL work with this modem, or will I have to get a new ...
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Features to look while buying WiFi modem [on hold]

I'm going in for a DSL Internet connection. Also I need a LAN + WiFi modem. What all I should look while buying a modem?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Connect two DSL Modem to each other?

I have an ADSL internet and 2 dsl modems. I want to connect these two modems to each other. I want to use this solution because one of two pc's doesn't have a wireless card. I want to use its modem to ...
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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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ADSL connection drops - D-Link 2750U

So lately I've been having major issues with my ISP about my connection. My D-Link 2750U router reports the following attenuation: +------------------+------------+-----------+ | Attenuation (dB) | ...
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Combine two dsl lines with different routers

I wonder if someone could offer some advice. I've been looking around the Internet for a while, but have not been able to find the right info. I'm moving into a house with an existing dsl line. I am ...
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What happens if I start up my DSL-Modem

As far as I know the dsl modem tries to authenticate at the ISP via CHAP in a PPPoE-frame which is in an Ethernet-frame. But in a "normal" Ethernet frame needs a destination MAC address. How does my ...
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If all ADSL providers use the same telephone line, does it matter which provider I choose?

Does it make a difference if I, for example, use BT, Sky or Virgin when using ADSL Broadband? I've got the impression, I am going to use the same broadband (telephone) line anyway, so there shouldn't ...
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Using ADSL Router With LAN Internet As Input [duplicate]

Can I use ADSL modem with Ethernet LAN? The purpose was to broadcast LAN wire internet over WIFI. By mistake,I bought ADSL router, it accepts telephone jack input only as input internet Is there ...
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Port Forwarding on a router to a dynamic IP running Linux

I've set my Dad up with a Linux Mint PC (he's a novice and it's the safest thing). I would like to be able to SSH into this PC at any time (that it's on) to allow updates, configs, etc. This PC is ...
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Do all ADSL modems support fastpath?

I'm thinking about asking my ISP to switch me from an interleaved to a fastpath ADSL2+ setup. However, do I need a modem that supports this, or is fastpath supported by all ADSL2+ modems? My ...
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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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What cable do I need to connect a DSL modem to my own DSLAM?

I am a student trying to learn DSL, so I thought the best way was to buy a DSLAM. I am attempting to connect a DSL modem to a DSLAM, and the DSLAM to a Linux box running PPPoE. The issue is I am not ...
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PPPoE interface goes down, and does not up automatically

In my Linux system, I had configured pppoe connection. My interface configuration file /etc/sysconfig/nework-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 is TYPE=xDSL DEVICE=ppp0 BOOTPROTO=dialup USERCTL=yes IPV6INIT=no ...
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How to change host name? [duplicate]

I've got ADSL internet connection. I want to change me hostname. I found it is called revDNS, but I really don't know how to do that. For example on IRC I am identified as ty221@a757.tpnet.pl , I ...
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username and password retrieval for ZyXEL router?

I don't have the username and password for a ZyXEL Prestige 650H/HW 33 router device which I want to access because I'm moving to another ISP. Is there any solution, other than hardware reset which ...
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A quest for internet access ( Unidentified network and Error 651 )

I'm stuck with one of the most harsh problems i had to deal with, regarding fixing my computer.Im trying to solve it for days ( have searched a lot on the web ) and no results so far. The problem is ...
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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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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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Has anyone a guide on how to use sky broadband with their own router?

I'm aware its against the T's&C's for sky but interested if anyone has managed to configure another router other than the sky supplied one and if so how? Thanks, Charlie
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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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ADSL Modem loses sync every 93 minutes

I've been using a ZTE ZXDSL 831 modem behind a WRT310N router for around 5 years. 2 months ago, lightning struck my house which blew the fuse on our circuit breaker. Once we had the power fixed, my ...
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Get public ip address using ADSL ethernet Modem

i would like to use my D-Link DSL-320B modem as pure modem. Let me explain. This device is an ADSL Modem with an RJ45 port to which i can connect to, but I think it acts more like a router.. even ...
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How I can enable ADSL conection on Fedora 18 and on Debian 7.2?

About Fedora 18: The command adsl-setup doesn't exist, and how I cannot any connection established I can't install any package. Debian 7: The method using the pppoeconf doesn't work, my media of ...
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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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Why is resetting an ADSL modem so effective?

I have recently switched ISP because of the really bad customer support of the previous ISP. The problem was that our Internet connection often was either disconnected or dysfunctional. The remedy was ...
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Connecting to internet with an old ADSL driver from Virtual Machine

I have an old ADSL modem and I have just its Win XP driver. But I want to connect to internet from linux. My idea is using a Win XP running on virtualbox in linux. I should pass the USB port control ...
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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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ADSL modem or router?

I have quite a complicated home setup and I have just ordered a new phone line for a separate ADSL connection for my business. I will be routing this through my CentOS Linux firewall/router and ...
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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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Measure Internet usage by computers on a network

I have 3 PCs running Windows(including my PC) on the same network. All three of them are connected to one ADSL Router. My requirement is to measure the internet usage(No. of Bytes Downloaded & ...
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How to use ASUS Wireless ADSL modem router only as router?

I have Asus DSL-N10E Wireless-N150 ADSL Modem Router. I just want to use it as a wireless router, as my connection comes through RJ-45 (lan) cable. How can this be done?
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Slow internet, but not ISP, not router, not ethernet card, would like to troubleshoot

Here is what I have: Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, Vista, Broadcom 440x 10/100 Toshiba Laptop, Vista Just bought a gigabit expresscard ethernet laptop adapter D-link DSL-6740U v.H1 ADSL modem/router 3 ft. ...