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    Check your online speed


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    my download is 327.99 and the upload 32.68 here

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolinakid View Post
    my download is 327.99 and the upload 32.68 here
    wow that is very fast

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    yes i have spectrum here, they have plans that will take you up to 900, i like to check from time to time my speed was down to around 90 some time ago and the tech found out something on my pole going into the house was off

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    33 download

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    I know my shiit is fast because I pay for it.. Don't need to test it.. Fios highest speed internet service in my area... I never get slowed down even when streaming.. Lightening fast. ..

    My cell phone reception in my home is a different story.. Since retrofitting from the Northridge Earthquake years ago when they beefed up the walls I only get one or two bars now tops inside home.. I got a hard line phone also but still.. I need a booster tower on the roof to boost the signal but I'm to lazy to do it.. I will get around to it soon though..

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    Try do you use a router??

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolinakid View Post
    Try do you use a router??
    I would think so as it is required to access the internet
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    that not true, you must be thinking of a modem, if you get the wrong type of router it can really slow you down

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolinakid View Post
    that not true, you must be thinking of a modem, if you get the wrong type of router it can really slow you down
    believe me....a modem is not needed as a router can access the internet. If you have a modem and a router it is just another device with a single point of failure. Most home internet has a modem because the user doesn't know any better.

    Also, the person who installs the internet in homes can fukk it up and they usually do
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    you need a modem for your base setup and then a good router for all your other devices, tvs, laptop or guests hookups.

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    To bring the internet into your home, you're going to need a modem. This is a small device that connects to your internet service provider (ISP) to tap into all that internet goodness. ... Your modem shares this connection with a computer or a router via an Ethernet cable.

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    Modem stands for “Modulator-Demodulator”. It converts dramatically different types of signals into others. For example, audio tones into serial bits. Or broadband cable tv signals into ethernet.
    If you have coaxial cable coming into your house, you need a modem. There are routers that contain a modem, so you could connect the router directly to the cable. But these are more expensive “business class” devices.
    If your provider gives you an ethernet connection (like Google Fiber), then you can plug your router directly into it.
    But generally speaking, there has to be a modem somewhere.

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    and i tell you guys Express vpn cost a little more but it will not drop your speed down very much and you have many options on countries

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolinakid View Post
    Modem stands for “Modulator-Demodulator”. It converts dramatically different types of signals into others. For example, audio tones into serial bits. Or broadband cable tv signals into ethernet.
    If you have coaxial cable coming into your house, you need a modem. There are routers that contain a modem, so you could connect the router directly to the cable. But these are more expensive “business class” devices.
    If your provider gives you an ethernet connection (like Google Fiber), then you can plug your router directly into it.
    But generally speaking, there has to be a modem somewhere.
    exactly..."IF YOU HAVE COAXIAL CABLE" you would have a modem. I have installed many locations with Fiber without needing a modem but instead use a router. The router has a single mode SFP module where the fiber will connect to so they are called "internet routers"

    The modular-demodular functionality is done at the ISP end instead of your home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiggityDaggityDo View Post
    Internet coming through Dallas diggity......MAKES SENSE
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    i guess you can say we came a long way from america online today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolinakid View Post
    i guess you can say we came a long way from america online today.
    you've got mail
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    ^^^^^^^^^^ that and those bag phones

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    Booya your in the food business and now your a tech expert?


    I used to own a tech company Only 3 total calls
    Though ever So many factors can affect a Speedtest you could get different results all the time whether on a battery or your own power or your mobile and where the distance is to the router

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    i was told by a tech to do the speed 3 times and take the average.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Booya your in the food business and now your a tech expert?


    I used to own a tech company Only 3 total calls
    Though ever So many factors can affect a Speedtest you could get different results all the time whether on a battery or your own power or your mobile and where the distance is to the router
    I stayed at a holiday inn express last night
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^ lol

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    I still have my first cell phone....texting was amazing

    phone calls were like $3 a minute
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    that was back when they could clone your phone too.i got a bill one month for something like 4000.00 where someone clone my number and sold it to someone in ny.i never seen so many papers of phone calls in my life.after a couple of days i finally got it taken care of....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Booya711 View Post


    I still have my first cell phone....texting was amazing

    phone calls were like $3 a minute
    Booya you still use that Zack Morris phone?

    I would if I had one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiggityDaggityDo View Post
    Booya you still use that Zack Morris phone?

    I would if I had one.
    how do you think I posted this pic??????????????
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    305 down 20 up

    they cap my upload at 20

    im gonna go with Booya on the modem/router thingy

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    Booya barreled in
    lol uses old phone

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    i use to like this little phone i had back in the day

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    Can you guys add the provider you're using plz, to compare
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