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Broadband speed drops with new router


awest3

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Wonder if anyone out there can help with a SKY broadband problem I have. I use a netgear 934gt(the black one). I was having trouble with the wifi range and thought I'd upgrade to an N type router, which supposedly have a better range. To cut a long story short by using the N router my broadband speed dropped from 3meg to 1 meg. Thinking I'd got a faulty router I tried two others with the same result. SKY are being quite helpful but are perplexed by this issue. They have now sent me one of the new HUB routers but this has exactly the same issues. All the usual things have been checked time and time again to no avail. Why would a router slow the access down or visa versa why would a router (934gt) increase the access speeds?

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awest3

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No problem. Thanks for your interest.

DSL is ADSL, its the only one I can see.I cant see anywhere on the router to change this.

The other Routers I've tried are 5 x sagem F@st 2504n Sky.

The latest one is the new Sky hub router (only arrived 2 days ago)

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bjh

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Have you considered using the fastest connecting (the 934) as the modem, with the n-rated (take your pick) being used as the router/wireless router? Connect the two by cable...

I haven't found a manual for those modems in my brief search. I'll look later, and see what settings are available to you.

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awest3

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I think I'd like to sort this if possible. I have a fear of my netgear packing up and losing 1.5 meg of line speed.

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