- Jan 25, 2011
How does an ISP control your uplink and downlink speed? This is more of a tech question not an fta question.
More commonly, the provider will configure their routers with "bandwidth shaping" to monitor and regulate your speed.They log onto your modem and set the speed.
I've never been provided a router from an ISP. Always had to provide my own. A modem however they always provide and won't let me use my own.More commonly, the provider will configure their routers with "bandwidth shaping" to monitor and regulate your speed.
This is also how they give you a "burst of speed" for a few seconds and then settle down to some fraction of your published rate over the long haul. It also allows them to open the floodgates when you're running a speed test.
I'm speaking of the routers and switchgear upstream of your modem/muxdem, not the routers in customer's homes.I've never been provided a router from an ISP.
You truly don't knowI'm speaking of the routers and switchgear upstream of your modem/muxdem, not the routers in customer's homes.
Most residential cable broadband setups that use DOCSIS standards allow you to use an owned modem. I have never leased/rented a DOCSIS modem in my residential setup. DSL and FTTH may be significantly less flexible.
At work I have Comcast with static IP addresses and they require that you use their gateway for that.
I did give you a like in another threadI've heard that accusation from you before.
What of the several topics that you quoted (and perhaps some that you didn't) are you suggesting that I don't know about (please be very specific)?
As a former employee of Frontier, i can tell you ANYTHING would be better than Frontier DSL.
Slow speeds, outages thatthat last for days and poor support are their
It is either that or provide them with a low-cost wireless alternative. Franchise agreements typically demand some level of service availability.I am not sure if the State Public Service Commission can force them to keep the copper network on for the older people that just have telephone service.