Tagged: ADSL

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Afrihost fined for ADSL network problems

I have been a loyal Afrihost customer for several years, but since August 2014, Afrihost’s internet service deteriorated with many consumers complaining about throughput and the Afrihost executive team skirting the issue for several months without providing anyone with concrete...

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The Jesus-firmware for your ADSL modem

Well, not quite, but close enough. If you happen to have a Netgear DG834XX ADSL modem router, I strongly suggest that you have a look at the DGTeam custom firmware: All the features are listed after the break, but to...

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The favorite posts in 30 days

It’s quite amazing to watch this blog grow. Of the monthly 50,000 – 60,000 hits, between 1000-2000 hits a day originate from browsers. A further 200-300 hits a day originate via RSS-readers. I pulled some stats and was amazed about...

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ADSL router statistics

In a previous post I explained how to gather statistics for your Netgear DG834 DSL modem router. Thanks for all the donations!! I have made some subtle changes in the router.cgi to display SNR/attenuation in one chart and display the...

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NAS: Netgear ADSL statistics

In a previous post I explained the significance of SNR and attenuation for ADSL lines. I have spent now a significant amount of time to write scripts to retrieve the ADSL-statistics for my Netgear DG834v4 ADSL router. The script will...

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ADSL: Significance of SNR and attenuation

As an ADSL n00b I wanted to understand how the technology works and how to get the most out of it. In essence if you want to improve speed and increase stability you need to familiarise yourself with SNR (signal...

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iBurst: Still no broadband

In a previously related post. I detailed my “journey” into the getting no broadband anymore. iBurst’s service is still degraded. Due to all the download issues and retries I eventually exhausted my 5GB-bundle and my 3.5GB top-up and was forced...

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Telkom denial of service

Trying to get decent (and cheap) broadband in South Africa is like finding a virgin in a brothel. Mobile and wirless technologies are good but the latency associated with such service is unbearable when playing games online. If you have...