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Topic # 24515 26-Jul-2008 10:49
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Ok, I've heard about ADSL2 and I've just recently upgraded our ADSL modem to a brand new ADSL2 one  (Linksys WAG200G).  But the line speeds I'm getting are not that much better than the old modem.  Have I done something wrong or is ADSL2 not here yet.

Area: Birkdale\Beachhaven
ISP: Xnet

DSL Status: Connected
DSL Modulation Mode: MultiMode
DSL Path Mode: Interleaved
Downstream Rate: 5328 kbps
Upstream Rate: 944 kbps
Downstream Margin: 12 db
Upstream Margin: 14 db
Downstream Line Attenuation: 31 db
Upstream Line Attenuation: 8 db
Downstream Transmit Power: 12 db
Upstream Transmit Power: 20 db 
PVC Connection   
  Encapsulation: RFC 2364 PPPoA
Multiplexing: VC
Qos: UBR
Pcr Rate: 0
Scr Rate: 0
Autodetect: Disable
VPI: 0
VCI: 100
Enable: Yes
PVC Status: Up

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  Reply # 151543 26-Jul-2008 11:20
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You are on a DSL connection not DSL2, The connection stats show a DSL profile.

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  Reply # 151547 26-Jul-2008 11:35
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Ok, so how do I go about changing or do I have to wait?


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  Reply # 151551 26-Jul-2008 11:41
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you have to wait untill Telecom upgrades the exchange,..... sorry don't know when either Wink

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  Reply # 151581 26-Jul-2008 13:31
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You won't see anything like 24mbs anyway, with a adsl1 sync of 5mbs. I suppose joe bloggs could say its false advertising, but this is excused because its a technical limitation, and its outlined in the terms and conditions of all isp's anyway.

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  Reply # 152587 30-Jul-2008 01:56
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here is the adsl2 info
there are pdf links on the page that show which exchanges have been upgraded. I would be interested to know if anyone has a list of when future upgrades are going to take place as I cant find any - only found whats been done so far at that website

Here is a graph that compares your speeds and can tell you what to expect when going from adsl1 to adsl2

I have estimated that using google earth, and my current adsl1 speed (napiers not upgraded yet), i would get between 16 and 18mbps on adsl2. I also found another local exchange down the road i didnt know about so this could change for me.

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  Reply # 153202 1-Aug-2008 08:53
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I am also on the BD exchange and have been told by Telecom Xtra that I AM on ADSL2+ running the same specs pretty much as you on my Linksys WAG200G.

Area: Birkenhead
ISP: Xtra

DSL Status:Connected
DSL Modulation Mode:ADSL2+
DSL Path Mode:Interleaved
Downstream Rate:4386 kbps
Upstream Rate:729 kbps
Downstream Margin:13 db
Upstream Margin:12 db
Downstream Line Attenuation:43 db
Upstream Line Attenuation:13 db
Downstream Transmit Power:12 db
Upstream Transmit Power:21 db

Encapsulation:RFC 2364 PPPoA
Pcr Rate:0
Scr Rate:0
PVC Status:Up

What in this tells one of your responsees that it is NOT ADSL2+?


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