>>On Jan 23, 2008 1:07 PM, David <david at strotos.com> wrote:
>> After checking online, I have found forums dedicated to this particular
>> problem, but no one seems to have a solution.
>Two things here :
>1. Check your installation and the length of cabling between the phone
>socket and the modem, this should improve things a bit.
>2. You might want to go away from Eircom (if at all possible). I went
>from eircom 56k to netsource 1M to Smart 8M and Smart has been the
>best in terms of line quality (and they use ADSL2+ technology with no
>contention which is a real bonus). Their phone tech support is quite
>horrible but I have yet to find an ISP which proper trained and
Thanks for the reply,
I should have mentioned that the router is quite close to the main line that
comes into the house and an eircom engineer put this massive filter on the
line coming in....
You maybe right, changing ISP but I live in the country about 3Km for the
closest town, so don't think switching to smart can happen, but I'll check
The think that bothers me, up to 5 months ago, the line was perfect morning
and night...then it just went really slow and unreliable in the evening
Hopfully someday, no line in the country will be contentioned (if there is
such a word)
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