An Internet service provider (ISP) is a company that provides access to the Internet. Access ISPs connect customers to the Internet using copper, wireless or fiber connections.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
3answers
57 views

DSL consistently high ping, how do I build a case to show my ISP?

I've recently switched to Century Link and I have a DSL line, the isp before it was satellite internet and while it had low bandwidth the latency was definitely playable to good. Now that I have this ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

ADSL Teracom router permits only static IP connections to internet but not DHCP

I have asked this question elsewhere but I have yet to get a firm understanding of where the problem is - http://askubuntu.com/questions/773557/unable-to-trace-where-my-ubuntu-networking-problem-is I ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Confusion in IP address configuration! Traceroute/pathping

When I query for my public IP address it obviously shows an IP address from Public cass typically 1.22.112.x. I have a Dlink router which is configured to DHCP and I am guessing my router also gets ...
-2
votes
1answer
25 views

How to use Apple Domain IP as Proxy

My ISP let me to browse at high speed (20 Mbps) under www.apple.com domain, even though I've reached my maximum quota. This because I subscribed to Apple Music, this is include services like Apps ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Finding VCI and VPI numbers remotely

I am trying to connect to my ISP with a new router but after calling my ISP they say they don't know what my VCI and VPI numbers are. Is there a way of finding these out remotely? The issue has been ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Bypass “302 Found” ISP redirecton

I was goofing around with a usb broadband modem(sim card modem) I used a sim card with no current subscribed data plan.On opening google.com I was redirected to the "Buy A data plan Page"(Page to buy ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

How to check if my ISP is changing in any way a request to Google's DNS?

The problem is that superuser.com, stackexchange.com and many other sites didn't work. When I was debugging the problem, I tried nslookup: user@host:~$ nslookup superuser.com 8.8.8.8 Server: ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Weird Internet Connection Issue

I'm experiencing internet issues all day with the following details: Skype works but can't log in (login probably requires dns). RDP connection to a server worked normally, but pinging my public ip ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

How does ISP know when user force reloads the browser?

Main question: my ISP compresses HTML and images, unless I press Ctrl + Shift + R on Chrome (and Firefox). So, how does the ISP know that I forced a refresh? Full story: I recently switched to ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

ISP home network PAT vs NAT

Is there an easy way to figure out whether my router is assigned an address by my ISP using NAT (Network address translation) or PAT (Port address translation)? I want to figure out if my public ip ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Certain site is getting redirected to another page

My ISP is known for their intrusive behavior. Let's say warheat1990.com is a porn/gambling site with IP address 77.77.77.77 (my ISP will block these site). When I open warheat1990.com from my ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Site is not reachable from my provider

My ISP is Optus (Melbourne, Australia). When I visit the site, http://www.ozon.ru, its content loads but the script sourced from (presumably) CDN, ...
-4
votes
1answer
42 views

Technical information needed on how the ISP tracks VPN

I've read a lot of topics about battle between ISP and VPN and they all say this : Your ISP cannot know what you get up to on the internet. It cannot see your data because it is encrypted. ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Static public IP for NAT connection

I've Installed an Apache web server on my PC. I know an Apache server can be accessed by the public IP of my computer. But in my case, I do not have a unique public IP address. Because my ISP using ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to bypass per socket speed limit of my isp?

well my isp slows down the internet by puting per socket speed limit from evening till midnight total speed of connection stays ok if something i am download uses multiple socket but things that use 1 ...
3
votes
2answers
34 views

PPPoE not working on my router WR841n, but working fine if I dial from my PC

I have a modem which I connect to my PC, I can connect to the internet by dialing PPPoE with username/password ISP gave me. Today I bought a router so I can share the internet with other computers ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Speedtest gives perfect score on ISP servers, but not on others

So I use Claro Guatemala for my ISP. I pay for 10/1 service. But for the last few weeks, my internet speeds have been terrible. Most d/l speeds (actual downloads on actual files) show around 10-15 ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

Detect whether ISP gave me public IP address

How do you detect if your ISP actually gave you a public ip address(static or dynamic)? I mean they must have given me a public ip but how do I know if they did not secretly made me to share it with ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Same Public IPs is possible?

As I understand two computers can't have the same public (external) IP address. Except for if those two computers are connected via the same router, then they can have (share) the same public IP ...
-1
votes
1answer
46 views

Monitor wifi connection over time

I have very poor WIFI. My speeds range from about 1.9 to 3 Mbps download speed on a good day. Not only that, but my internet cuts out constantly. My wired Internet has speeds I can't complain about. ...
-1
votes
1answer
24 views

Buying a new router because my ISP is blocking port forward

So I believe my ISP is blocking certain port. My question is simple, if I purchase a new router, is it going to fix the issue? Thanks
1
vote
1answer
28 views

TRACERT Issues, Consistently timing out on specific steps

I've been with the same internet provider (ZoomInternet) for a few years now. It has been a relatively good experience, and the service is typically fine just fine. However, the last 2 or 3 days ...
0
votes
2answers
52 views

2 ISP 2 Modem/Routers 1 Switch Network

ISP1 ISP2 | | Modem/Router1 <---------------------------Modem/Router2 | | ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Making Sense of ISP's Network Topology

I recently noticed something odd while performing traceroutes from my home network, and its made me wonder as to the architecture of my ISP's network. My home network uses 192.168.0.0/16 addresses ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Internet drops frequently unless running an infinite ping

My internet tends to cut out and then return a few minutes later, I've been struggling with this issue for years with Comcast, I've gone through ~4 modems, and 2 routers and countless technician ...
1
vote
1answer
109 views

What causes Error 400?

When I connect to 4g network I keep getting an intermittent Error 400. My ISP claim one of the following: A machine problem (I tell them it happens on all machines) A router issue (I tell them it ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Firefox redirection to dnssearch.com

My Environment OSX El Capitain FireFox 44.0.2 Service Provider : Time Warner Cable Issue only happens in Firefox, Safari and Chrome are okay Issue Summary Whenever i type incorrect web address like ...
1
vote
2answers
48 views

Why do ISP's offer faster download speeds than upload speeds? [duplicate]

In most cases (in the USA) the major ISP's offer moderate download speeds, but the uploads speeds are a fraction of the upload speeds (normally about 10%). Why is this done? It would seem better ...
1
vote
4answers
86 views

How to monitor my connection continuity within 24 hours

I have a bad ISP, and my internet cuts off for like 10 seconds every 2 hours or so and return. According to my ISP it's fixed, but they've been saying that for weeks now. My question is, is there a ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

The extent of my modem's issues on my end?

Yesterday, me and others in my apartment were suddenly unable to access certain (and by certain I mean many random ones) domains without time out issues. e.g. I could try going on amazon.com, but ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Rerouting all internet traffic for more direct path and lower ping

Is it possible for an end user to set a "custom route" for packets outbound to the "internet". Let me put this in perspective using a server and a game. 'isp x` is in charge of 99% of all ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

Blocked ports/port forwarding to computer in my home network

I'm an electronics tech by trade, I know enough about networks/traffic/commands/etc. to do basic troubleshooting and know when I need to get help and what I'm looking for when I need it. So, I don't ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Accessing home server from the Internet

I'm having a bit of difficulty accessing my web server from the Internet. I've port forwarded port 80 to my server of course, and I can access the web server from the WAN IP, but only if the source ...
0
votes
2answers
92 views

How to bypass simple ISP block?

Background: My ISP (under the influence of our precious government) recently started blocking public web-sites for no particular reason. Problem: My guess is that ISP is using DPI to rule out which ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Google Services doesn't work with google DNS

I use DSL at work and home, from the same ISP. I have the same router with exactly the same model at both locations. I Have configured the two routers with the very same configuration except the ...
0
votes
2answers
40 views

Why does my explore.exe and System make connections to my ISP?

I've noticed that the System process and explorer.exe make connections to my ISP at various times, whether I am using the web or if my computer is idle. I see under Network Activity that the ...
3
votes
1answer
638 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Using Public IP (assigned from ISP) in local network

I'm an ordinary home user, who have 3 PCs, and i'm connected to the internet through an ordinary modem/router. I have received one public IP address from my ISP (in addition to another public wan ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

How to get my router IP address (assigned by ISP via DHCP)

My router has a WAN PRIVATE IP address which is assigned via DHCP by my ISP. This is different from my public IP address of course. In my router settings page I can read it: 10.245.134.71, and ...
1
vote
2answers
46 views

How much should distance affect internet speed test?

I live in Phoenix. My ISP is Century Link. I am paying for a 40 meg connection. If I run a speed test to the local Tempe server, I get respectable speeds, usually low 30s. But if I run speed tests to ...
1
vote
1answer
159 views

Can't access my websites from my home network. Router, ISP or something else?

I'm having trouble accessing my websites. Here's the problem and the steps that I've already taken to try to debug the problem: Yesterday I was in the middle of updating my website. One moment it ...
1
vote
0answers
74 views

Issues forwarding ports after ISP IP Address change

My ISP recently (today) changed the dynamic IP address of my service, and has caused me some issues. First off, I had to reset my static local IP, but got that taken care of. My router, model: ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Network faster than ISP offers

We're switching from ISP soon but I still wanted to know something about our old one. Our ISP offers 2.4 GHz networks only and we bought a new router this year, which in turn supports 5 GHz. (Our ...
-2
votes
1answer
33 views

Problems connecting to a friend's private server

Whenever I try to connect to a server hosted on my friend's network, the request times out. This also happens when he tries to connect to a server hosted on my network. Nobody else who tries to ...
1
vote
2answers
128 views

How do computers on the internet locate each other using IP addresses?

Given an IP address, how do ISPs know how to find the node assigned that IP? Is there a central server, or several distributed servers, somewhere that hold information on all allocated IPs? After ...
-1
votes
1answer
127 views

How does an ISP authenticate modem/router connection? [closed]

When we don’t pay the bill how will ISP disable Internet? Is it done by disabling connections to the particular hardware (MAC) address of the router Or by disabling connection to the hardware port ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

Network configuration to enable two gateways (ISPs)

I'll try to explain this clearly, but it's complex. My ISP (ISP1), who shall remain nameless, has reliability issues. I have a second one (ISP2), as a backup and for heavy traffic. ISP1 is Gateway 1 ...
-3
votes
1answer
116 views

Data Usage Monitoring By ISPs [closed]

How do ISPs monitor the amount of Data usage? Is the technique used by them Standard or does it differs from one ISP to another? does using Tor or VPN prevents it from doing this? Is there a way you ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

Sudden traceroute time jump between ISP and requested server

I've been having trouble these past few months with certain websites timing out or acting really slow, so I decided to do some traceroute testing. One particular website I try to access called ...