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Connect existing FTTP instalation to router with SFP?

My existing FTTP installation by BT is using HG8240 GPON Terminal (model H35M8240BT06) + power backup. I would like to completely remove HG8240 and connect it directly with mikrotik over SFP (saving ...
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What could be causing this packet loss on my broadband cable connection?

My home internet has been unreliable for the past month and so far my ISP has been at a loss to figure out why, so I want to make sure I've ruled out all possible causes on my end. I have a 150/15 ...
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ADSL to Ethernet Cable connection?

In summary, my question is whether I can get an internet connection on my laptop by using a cable to connect it to a micro-filter on a phoneline extension. I also have a subsidiary question about ...
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How can I (dis)prove I am operating my internet via Fiber Optics

I have been paying my ISP for a Fibre Broadband Package for 2 years, but last week I decided to switch because the speeds are getting worse(<800kbps) and its overpriced. When looking for a new ...
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Two PCs with own routers on the same LAN

I want to put an additional Windows 10 PCs, with its own broadband service provider, on the same Ethernet LAN as others that already have a different broadband service provider. Are there likely to ...
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Changing the TCP initial congestion window value in Windows 10

I would like to do some testing with the TCP Initial congestion window on Windows 10 Pro, but it seems the settings are disabled in the Pro version: Set-NetTCPSetting -SettingName InternetCustom -...
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Is there a fiber / optical extension you can buy move your FTTP point?

I want to move my BT Openreach fiber box so it's running from my UPS. Issue is the fiber cable into the building is 10 meters away from I need it to be. Is there a fiber / optical extension you can ...
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Mysterious settings for Internet usage [closed]

Recently I had an issue with my broadband internet connection. The support guy from my ISP came and fiddled with some settings. I don't remember what and from where he was tweaking the settings. The ...
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Is it a good idea to upload several files in parallel?

I am developing an application to upload several big files to a server from a home network. I can select any of the following strategies: Upload each file in sequence. Upload all of them in parallel....
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400Mbps Broadband, multiple static ips, single wan switch [closed]

We just upgraded our bandwidth to 400Mbps, and of course, the ISP has provided us with a Cisco optic fiber switch, that has a single "out"/WAN port. Current config 1.1.1.0/30 as provided by the ISP, ...
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What do the metrics used in a Broadband modem details page mean in layman's terms?

More like "Higher the better" or "Lower the better" Kind of way. I'm trying to Figure out why my connection has low upload speed. +------------------+------------+----------+------+ | ...
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Disconnecting as soon as I join a server?

Whenever I join a server, the game immediately disconnects me. I had no problems of this before on my older PC, and my family doesn't experience any issues either. The issue only started with my newer ...
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DSL connection gets refused when connecting from different machine

I got a broadband connection at home from GTPL . The guy set up the connection on laptop instead of router because I refused to buy a new router from the company. Now the Internet runs fine (good ...
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Virgin modem not providing IP address to Linux server

I have a Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) server connected to a Virgin Media Home Hub 3 in modem mode. I am trying to get an IP address via DHCP. It consistently times out. Connecting a DD-WRT router to the home ...
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Is my old broadband router safe to throw out?

I recently switched ISPs, and my new ISP sent a new router/wi-fi unit. My old ISP doesn't want the old equipment back. I am now planning on taking it to an electronic waste recycling point. But ...
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Why does 2nd router connected to phone line but powered off slow broadband connection speed

I've recently switched ISP and I'm using a router they supplied. After much trial and error with micro filters and cables I've found that my reduced ADSL broadband speed was happening because I'd left ...
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Why PPPoE Connection fails with error 691

I am using the same credential in another machine when creating a broadband connection. it's working in one machine. when i try it in other machine it gives me the connection error with 691? Can any ...
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I want to know whether my ISP sharing my internet connection with others [closed]

Recently my ISP changed how they provide internet access. It used to be a dedicated IP address and a direct connection based on computer name and MAC address, so there was no way anyone else could use ...
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Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway - Cannot accesss internet

I have a Security Gateway with the WAN port connected to my BT Homehub, and then the LAN on the Gateway going to a switch to which everything else is connected including two Access Points. The ...
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identifying broadband connectivity issue: Resolving Host

I am trying to resolve an issue I have with my broadband internet connection. The issue is as follows: When using my internet connection at home, loading web pages will frequently (but not always) ...
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ADB Router does not detect new ethernet devices

My router doesn't let any devices to be connected via ethernet but wifi is accepted and devices who were still connected on ethernet do work but new incoming devices to ethernet just no it wont accept ...
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Bonding 3 ADSL lines together to achieve higher speeds (UK)

I wonder if I can bond more than one ADSL line to increase the speed. I'm not talking about balancing! I need one connection which needs to be pretty fast (I'm not sure but I think it's on layer 4) I ...
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Why file transfer is taking longer time over network here?

I transfer the file(140 MB size) from my network in india to client network in US through VPN. It takes around 40 mins. Here are ISP's speed My ISP speed is 4 Mbps and clients is also 4 Mbps. Here ...
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How data flows through internet? [duplicate]

Say i hit www.google.com in browser , my question is how data is served from google(or any other website) server to my browser. I raed couple of articles/videos . Based on them here is mine ...
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What does an Internet speed of 4 Mbit/s mean?

When I check my upload/download speed it’s 4 Mbit/s. This means that I can download/upload at 4 megabits per second. But I do not completely understand what this means. For example, if I am uploading ...
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Win 8 / 10 - Slow internet unless using Safe Mode

I have a completely clean install of Windows 10 Pro 64bit (Installed and fully updated via Windows Update today), and when in Usermode I can see 46-47Mbit transfers (Speedtest.net, MS Iso downloads, ...
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TP-Link Archer C2 DSL connection

I am using a DSL connection for my broadband, when I plug the cable into the blue port labeled internet, it doesn't connect to the broadband like a normal hub would do, I am aware that I probably need ...
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leased line broadband speedup problems

i recently upgrade my broadband speed,i was using 1mbps connection that time i get only 125kbps file download speed from everywhere.now i'm using 1mbps leased line. which means i should get 1:1 ...
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how can I connect 2 wired internet into one?

I have 2 wired internet connections one is free offered by my apartment management and other one is paid by office. They both are broadband 2mbps and 4mbps respectively. One is dynamic IP address ...
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Odd home broadband issue

Wondering if anyone can help me, i'm having an odd issue with my home broadband in that I cannot access some sites via a browser - I can however ping them and I get a reply ! I have tried accessing ...
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How do I fix this internet connection error?

I am getting errors like: ERR Name Resolution Failed ERR tunnel connection failed DNS probe finished nxdomain I am using airtel broadband connection.
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Can using RDP reduce data usage?

In my home i have internet connection(50 mbps) with a data limit of 100GB. Suppose if i am outside with my laptop or mobile and i have very less speed and data usage limit than at my home. I am ...
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How do I accurately measure internet speed? [closed]

There is a very similar Q already. Here I am asking for a test to accurately measure the upload and download speed. I tried two/three of these services mentioned in the link (and some others also) ...
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Slowing home broadband and prioritising users

A marginally selfish question but seeing as I do pay the broadband bill, it would be nice when I come home from a hard day of work to be able to watch YouTube or play my PS4, however I am regularly ...
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Max how many Mac Filtering Allowed?

I am using a TP-Link TL-WR740N Router. For my business purpose, I only want to give access of Internet to the specific people who are only my Customers (many in numbers). Now, my Question is, what is ...
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Unable to connect to a device on LAN when the router is disconnected from the internet

I have flask server running on my laptop. I can reach it from the same laptop using the static IP address 192.168.1.x at all times but I cannot reach it from my phone (connected to the same router) if ...
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How to keep my ping/latency steady in cs 1.6?

I have broadband connection with 512 kbps speed. Sometimes I get 200 latency and sometimes 300. How can I keep that steady? It's really annoying.
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How to secure my broadband internet connection

My friend purchased broadband internet connection, but when scan network security on Avast Internet security it say that: "network router is accessible from the internet". He is using Windows 7 ...
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8mb site takes 8s to download on 10mbps broadband, why dosn't it take 0.8s?

Ive got a dev website home page that is 8mb (mostly due to large uncompress images, this is a dev website so this will all be sorted out and be <1mb for production). When ive FTP'ed the site to a ...
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How to configure two broadband connection on the network so that if one goes down other can automatically start catering to Internet requests

Our earlier setup was 12 PCs connected via a switch. These PCs can connect to eachother via LAN. Broadband connection was via ADSL modem cum router plugged into the switch so that all PCs get internet ...
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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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How to connect network switch with ADSL broadband?

I have a ADSL broadband and I have connected two computers to that wired broadband using a network switch . But when I connect one computer to the internet and try to connect the other one , it does ...
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Deny access to youtube in a Wireless Hotspot created in PC - windows 7 using cmd

I have followed this tutorial to create a Wireless Hostspot using cmd in Windows 7: https://blogs.ncl.ac.uk/isg/?p=437 Now I want to deny access to Youtube for everyone who uses this Wireless hotspot ...
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bsnl broadband high data usage

Recently I found that the BSNL broadband data usage is very high. I'm not downloading anything big. One instance is when I just used the internet for checking mail and found that the data downloaded ...
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Internet speed is slower when connected to mains

I have noticed that my internet speed as tested on www.speedtest.net drops significantly when my computer is connected to mains. My average speed on mains (several runs) is 11.6 Mbit\s, on battery it ...
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SMB office fair share of bandwith

We're 2-3 persons working in a remote office sharing a DSL connection with around 10Mbit down and 1Mbit up speed. The problem is that if one of us starts a big download or something, the other users ...
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VPN to work from another continent?

Has anyone tried to VPN to their work servers located in another continent? If so, how was the speed? I know wifi hotspots at cafes can be unreliable as local internet connections themselves, but what ...
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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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Unable to connect to broadband in Windows 8 via Ethernet

I tried connecting my laptop (Windows 8.0) to broadband. The first attempt was successful. Later I restarted my laptop and tried again and all successive attempts have failed. A weird behavior I ...
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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 ...