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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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2 ISP 2 Modem/Routers 1 Switch Network

ISP1 ISP2 | | Modem/Router1 <---------------------------Modem/Router2 | | ...
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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 ...
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Is there any way to bypass ISP-based redirection of webpages after credit finished?

My ISP has different Internet 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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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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cant access my site is my ip blocked by ISP

I want to know if my ISP has blocked my website www.indolog.com . If i use another ISP it works fine. Below are the tracert log C:\>tracert www.indolog.com Tracing route to indolog.com ...
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How to get a Static IP address?

I have a dynamic IP address and I don't want to change it every time I connect to the Internet. I want to get a static IP address; what can I do?
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Is there a simple way to detect ISP port blocking?

Is there a way to tell the difference between my ISP blocking traffic on certain ports and my NAT router/firewall blocking that traffic? The sites “Shields Up” and “Can you see me” show my ports ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to forward blocked ports by ISP

So I've been trying to setup a TeamSpeak 3 server on my pc but ports (9987,10011,30033) are blocked by my ISP, I've contacted them to unblock them but they didn't accept, and it's the fastest ISP in ...
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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 ...
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Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?

I've been wondering recently about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works. I know that I have an Internet Service Provider (ISP) that supplies my connection to the Internet. But what ...
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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 ...
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Can I have the same public IP while conected to different ISPs?

I have a possible disaster recovery scenario, use a production server with public IP from AT&T, the disaster recovery server should have the same public IP but with a different ISP (Time Warner or ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Why is surfing/downloading so slow when uploading/syncing to Google Drive over ethernet?

First please note that I am using ethernet, not wifi. Checking with my ISP, I have 5Mbps download and 512Kb upload. So why is it that while uploading to Google Drive (I happen to use the Mac OSX ...
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Two (multiple) internet providers?

I have two (multiple) separate internet providers. Is it possible to setup my network so that it use both (all) of them to speed up both download and upload (packet-level routing)? If it is not ...