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Oleg23

11:24AM | 06/14/05
Member Since: 06/13/05
6 lifetime posts
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I leave In the old house build around 60's problem I am having Is my DSL connection seems slow even when I have 1.5mbit service Do I need coper wiring will this speed things up?

Billhart

12:32PM | 06/14/05
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
The phone lines are copper. That is not your problem.

But you have bad connections that does cause problems with the DSL. They can be either in the house or with the telco lines on the outside.

And the on the telco side there are cable problems that can affect the DSL signal or might be just too far from the CO or RT to get maximum speed.

First you migth try connecting the DSL modem directly to the NIC. That is a box where the telco lines terminate and connect to the house wiring. There is a user door on it and when you open the door you will find a phone plug and jack.

Remove the plug and connect the DSL modem to the jack and see how it works. That eliminates all inside wiring.

If that does help then you need to verify that EVERYTHING that is connected to the phone jacks are filters, except the DSL modem. That includes "non-phones" such as FAX, answering machines, Cable or Satelite boxes, alarm systems, remote ringers, ANYTHING. Or you can install a spliter and run separate phone line from the spliter to the DSL modem.

If you go to www.dslreports.com you will find tons on information including testing, checking for software problems that can affect the speed, how to get signal quality information out of the modem and much more.

Go to the forum for your ISP/Telco.


Oleg23

02:10PM | 06/14/05
Member Since: 06/13/05
6 lifetime posts
I have no way of testing on NIC due to problem geting PC there I have no labtop.

My connection speed Is good,but reply to website Is bad ping tested 30ms

How can I find out how far I am from CO local office?

Billhart

02:47PM | 06/14/05
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
Ping problems are a completely different type of issue.

Might abe software in the PC or might be ISP routing problems.

Best bet is to try the www.dslreports.com forums.

These issues are discussed all the time along with special software tools to helpd identify where the problems lie.


TimBonham

06:52PM | 04/21/07
Member Since: 01/09/07
197 lifetime posts
"I have no way of testing on NIC due to problem geting PC there I have no labtop."

You don't need to move the computer. For a test, you can just run a temporary phone extension cord from your computer location out to the NIC box. Often out the window in the computer room, down the outside of the house, and over to the NIC box works fine. Use a good quality extension cord (a section of CAT-5 cable would be best); a poor one might mess up the test.
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