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.

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Wifi router 300mbps vs real speed?

I have this router TP-LINK TL-WR841N (300 mbps 2.4Ghz). My ISP provided me 30mbps/4mbps and on Wifi I always got about the same. BUT, today, my ISP has changed and provides me 70mbps/10mbps. With an ...
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Am I being throttled by my ISP? [closed]

Everything is slow, it seems that a have a limit for each host where I connect. For example when I use BitTorrent, each peer is limited to no exceed 30 kB/s. So if I'm connected to 10 peers I get ...
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ISP default page on DNS failure

If I try to navigate to an unregistered domain like slsdfdsdfsdafdsflj.com, my Internet service provider (Verizon) will send me to a page like this. I'd like to know the default failure address for as ...
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Why does my D-Link DSL-2730U router claim the firmware update “contains an illegal image”?

I have a D-Link router. Its software (firmware) causes a lot of problems so I try to update it. My router model is DSL-2730U so I downloaded the original firmware from this site: ...
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What can my ISP see when I use an elite proxy server in my browser? [duplicate]

Let's say I've configured my chrome browser to use an elite proxy for browsing downloading etc,. What information can my ISP see about the connection? Thanks in advance.
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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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Simplex fiber from isp

I just got fiber, and I'm super happy! But recently I read about simplex vs duplex, and that simplex can only send data one way. And I noticed that there's actually only one fiber from my ISP, which ...
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Dynamic IP assignment in theory [duplicate]

If I turn my router off for 24 hours or more I am always assigned a new dynamic IP address once I turn it on again. Theoretical question for you guys; Does that mean I don't actually have an ...
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Cisco anyconnect add exception

My setup: I am having a D-Link DIR-600M wireless router. (firmware: 3.02) I am using Hathway service as ISP for internet. I am using "Cisco anyconnect Secure Mobility Client" to access my office ...
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If router is off for a few days, do you have an ip address as far as ISP is concerned?

I have an ISP which assigns IP addresses dynamically. If I go out and turn my router off I am always assigned a new one once I turn it back on. Does that mean that... 1) my previous IP goes elsewhere ...
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Is it possible to get ip address of a router thru mac id?

Is it possible to get ip address of a router thru its mac id (router) ? also I am connected in the same network (ISP)
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Connect to a computer behind a router I do not control

My ISP has assigned a single IP address for my entire apartment building (the ISP has an exclusivity contract with the building). The 'WAN' address my router sees is '192.168.1.130' which tells me I ...
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My ISP is planning to collect my browsing history information. How can I protect my privacy? [closed]

Subj. Sorry if I posted this into the wrong community. I was informed that my ISP is planning on collecting user browsing history information, then use it for ad purposes. Reason why they're doing it ...
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How to host web server without tunneling or port forwarding? [closed]

I have a local web server that I would like to make public but our ISP doesn't allow port forwarding and conventional tunneling services (ngrok, proxylocal, etc.) are much slower than port forwarding ...
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ISP Issues - TCP Out-of-Order

Accessing any webpage (basically any TCP connection), results in multiple retries before and long loading times before it loads a page with missing elements (reload might fix it). Google Chrome throws ...
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Is it possible to merge my ISP and cellphone Internet access? I want to split download and upload [duplicate]

I would like to use my ISP for download only, and my cellphones 4G connection for upload only. This is because my ISP's upload speed is poor, but download is OK, and my 4G upload is great and free (I ...
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Windows can't communicate with the device or resource [duplicate]

I have this problem in troubleshoot "Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)" . My router is using a opendns server IP and I don't want default DNS server use ...
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Can't connect to SAMBA - ISP is blocking it

Security issues aside, I'd like to connect to a SAMBA share from home to a server (dedicated or vps, doesn't matter). The server works perfectly. The issue is on the client side. Let me more clear: ...
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Wireless home router redirects

I've got this problem: sometimes when I try to visit webpage, my router redirects me to 192.168.0.101(which is my default gateway) and wants to enter in router with username and password(default admin ...
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What type of information does HTTPs make private from an ISP? [duplicate]

How private is HTTPs to an ISP? For example, Can my ISP know the entire URL (Not only the domain) while connecting to a website with HTTPs? Can my ISP see images loaded through a website connected to ...
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ISP broadband user Authentication

How does an ISP authenticate a broadband user via its radius server or any other methods. Will it would be possible for me to locate this server eg- packet capture,by halfbridge mode, ip tracert? Is ...
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Home Fibernetwork setup vs Traceroute results - where is my WAN IP located?

On my learning with using traceroute, I have actually put it to practical use with my current home network setup trying to figure out what are the available hops and IPs assignment but have ...
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Will home router retain dynamic IP?

The cable from my ISP is connected directly to my computer. Problem is I have a dynamic IP address that changes every time I disconnect and reconnect, otherwise it will not change by itself if I stay ...
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Am I safe from ISP tracking with Avast VPN from Desktop Tower, 100%…? [duplicate]

Am I safe 100% from ISP tracking with Avast VPN from desktop tower? A lot of what I saw was about unsecure Wi-Fi. This would be connected through a Cat 5 cable to a modem. Right now I have no wireless ...
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ISP is inserting ads into web pages

My ISP is inserting ads into web pages randomly (it is like a popup in the bottom right side). I have tried different browsers but same thing happens. I know it is not caused by any virus because ads ...
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How do I prove that my ISP is violating basic principles of Net Neutrality? [closed]

There are two major e-commerce websites in my country say "abc.com" & "xyz.com". I live in a locality where there are around 50+ broadband users of this ISP. So what happens is whenever I try to ...
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Are ISPs able to track individual devices connected to a personal router? [duplicate]

Quick question about how ISPs and personal routers. So, I have a personal router and have about 13 devices currently connected to the router. Is there anyway that my ISP would know how many devices ...
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How to… Internet without ISP?

I know that servers are connected "directly to the internet", at least big servers like Google, right? So, how can I connect my computer to the internet without an ISP? Is it possible? Is it legal? ...
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How can I check if my ISP is intercepting DNS queries sent to alternative DNS servers?

Previously I had a router setup to use ISP provided DNS servers, but as of recently I setup two local DNS servers with forwarders set yo google's public dns. Whenever I visit a website which I assume ...
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How to tell if a specific port is being throttled by my ISP?

I have a very strong suspicion that my ISP is throttling the port used by a Remote Gateway Server, but I haven't found any real way to test my theory. Does anybody know of a way to do this? That is ...
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Uploads only work sporadically

I am working on a web app, where users are allowed to upload video files. Video files get large quite quickly, to avoid timeouts on the server, I decided to split the file into many small packages of ...
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Connected to OpenVPN server (through WiFi), changing DNS on unprotected adapter stops Internet entirely

So whenever I connect to an OpenVPN with a configuration file I notice two things: The TAP- adapter has no gateway of it's own. Is that normal? Trying to resolve this problem: I copied all the ...
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Login page HTTP but goes through to HTTPS. Can ISP see passwords?

I noticed last night that my webmail providers homepage is HTTP. From there I login and go through to an HTTPS page and the session remains HTTPS from there. Does this mean that all my login details ...
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Forward traffic/packets through server (proxy/tunneling)

I have two networks: My local network (192.168.1.0/24) IPTV network (10.0.0.0/8) My current configuration of network is a little bit different as you could expect, but I can't change that since my ...
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Notebook internal WIFI slow vs external WIFI fast

My internet through my internal wifi (intel wireless-n 1030) on my laptop slowed down 2-3 weeks ago. I used to download 2 MB/s. Now it is 20KB/s and barely reaches 150KB/s. Youtube buffers sometimes ...
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Strange selective packet loss, only when request comes from outside ISP network

The following issue is having me scratching my head for about two months now...: When I connect to my home server from a public IP within my ISP (i.e. another customer of my ISP) I suffer sudden ...
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Automatically switch to VPN Gate when loading certain websites

My internet provider keep blocking innocent websites such as Vimeo and Reddit as if they're a porn galore. So I wanted a software that automatically switches to VPN Gate (http://www.vpngate.net/en/) ...
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Why does VPN break my internet connection?

Recently I bought internet service from an alternative ISP. I don't really know if I can trust them, so everything that is unimportant and not private, I browse without encryption, but what I value, ...
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Is there any way to bypass ISP-based redirection of webpages after credit finished?

My ISP has different Iinternet plans and some of them are limited traffic and once the monthly traffic has reached, any webpages will be redirected to a specific IP address showing that the credit has ...
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connecting 2 win7 computers behind individual routers on the same community ISP

my community ISP is very private and a bit loose on security. customers are assigned an IP from the ISP and this range is between 172.16.x.x on the same subnet my home is 172.16.0.62, and my office, ...
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Why does the download speed goes over the ISP bandwidth speed?

I have a wireless connection of 256 Kbps from my ISP. The download speed obviously varies on servers I am downloading from. But it goes all upto 181 KBps from ubuntu server and even higher from ...
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How to pretend ip request [duplicate]

I have a 2Mbps broadband connection. My isp provides 2Mbps for all the websites, but provides 10Mbps for every Google owned service. I want to download a file, but make it seems like it's being ...
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How to get Public IP (routable on the internet) from WiMax Broadband connection?

I have WiMax Broadband of BEYOND ISP with dynamic IP and they are using REDMAX router. Fortunately, i have configured their router to watch my DVR online through Port Forwarding and Dynamic DNS ...
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Which cable internet speed is most appropriate/realistic [closed]

I hope this is an appropriate question to ask. I have tried to do some research on this, but everything I find is incredibly specific and doesn't really answer the questions at a level I understand. ...
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Dual WAN Connection: WAN 1 can ssh, WAN 2 can not on specific IP

I have a Dual WAN Connection (1 ADSL and 1 SDSL) I have 2 example IPs, say IP1 and IP2 I can ssh into IP1 from WAN 1 and WAN2. I can ssh into IP2 from WAN 1, but not WAN 2. But : I can ping IP1 and ...
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Workaround for 404 error when ISP is blocking a website [duplicate]

My ISP seems to be blocking one particular website that I visit (specifically, www dailymotion com). I get a 404 Not Found error when I try to browse it (tried Firefox, Chrome and IE). I do not think ...
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Do I have to use an ISP-provided VDSL modem?

Each ISP so far has provided me with their own tweaked VDSL2+ modem. My current provider installed an VDSL modem that had so many errors that I considered paying the additional penalty for changing ...
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traceroute just showing a single hop to any host, no matter how remote?

So, at a friend's place, no matter where I do a traceroute to, I always get an immediate response of exactly one hop, just as if the computer would be directly connected to the target system. IIRC, ...
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How to fake my identity to my ISP?

My Broadband internet speed is 512kbps, but my ISP provides a speed boost when I surf the Youtube ( or Google drive). They provide about 5-6Mbps speed while I'm streaming or Downloading any Youtube ...
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How do I determine who the ISP of an IP is?

I'm looking for a way to find the ISP of a given IP address. How do I know what ISP assigned this IP address to a user? Edit: Thanks for the information about whois lookup queries @LPChip and @AFH! ...