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Old 05-16-2017, 07:53 PM   #1
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What modem are you running? I'm running the modem provided by them and my internet is intermittent as shit (never can stream an entire movie).. and doesn't have 50 feet of range (my place is about the size of a 2 bedroom apartment)..
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Old 05-16-2017, 08:54 PM   #2
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Linksys modem and TP-Link router.
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Old 05-17-2017, 06:39 AM   #3
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Their CISCO modem and my own Linksys router. It is tons better than the heap of shit Uverse modem/router combo I was using in California.
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O.P. you'll likely get much better speeds by not using an integrated modem/router. Like BP posted I received pathetic speeds with U-verse, and that was using one of their integrated units.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:31 PM   #5
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I had a constantly slow Internet connection for a few months ago couple of years ago. Check the spectrum website for compatible modem aND purchase the fastest one on amazon. Then get a new wireless device. Made a huge improvement for us.
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Do y'all like this as a setup?
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B010Q...rxL&ref=plSrch


https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B008H...ireless+router

Trying to stay right at or under $100
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The first thing you should do is determine if the problem is with your router or the connection to the pole. Check your speed using an ethernet cable and compare it to wifi. In Benbrook you should be seeing 100+ down and 10+ up with their basic package now. Wifi won't be as fast obviously.

They give you a free modem but you can pay for wifi on it.
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The first thing you should do is determine if the problem is with your router or the connection to the pole. Check your speed using an ethernet cable and compare it to wifi. In Benbrook you should be seeing 100+ down and 10+ up with their basic package now. Wifi won't be as fast obviously.

They give you a free modem but you can pay for wifi on it.
Roughly 110mbps download via wifi in the room by the router, but a very inconsistent and droppy connection 40 feet away in the living room with about 5mbps download.. house is very small (1k sq ft) but I'll be adding a cow skin rug soon haha..
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That's a router/wireless issue.
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That's a router/wireless issue.
I'm going to buy one today.. taking any recommendations under $100
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You could probably get away with a cheap wifi extender. Personally I always go overkill with technology, if you still lived in Benbrook you could probably see the signal from my EA9500.
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You could probably get away with a cheap wifi extender. Personally I always go overkill with technology, if you still lived in Benbrook you could probably see the signal from my EA9500.
I have a wifi extender and it drops the dropped signal too haha
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Ended up going with a tplink router and I think my issue is solved
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Ended up going with a tplink router and I think my issue is solved
Did you buy the items from Amazon you linked in a few posts up? How are you liking Spectrum? I have Uverse and hate it. 18mg down 1.5 up and I doubt I get that. Heaven forbid I have a tv, laptop, and a phone on somewhere in a house of 5.
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Did you buy the items from Amazon you linked in a few posts up? How are you liking Spectrum? I have Uverse and hate it. 18mg down 1.5 up and I doubt I get that. Heaven forbid I have a tv, laptop, and a phone on somewhere in a house of 5.
I bought it from Walmart.. it worked fine but sold it because I got a Netgear nighthawk on Black Friday for 89.. but honestly the tplink was just fine as I live in a small house..

Spectrumís wireless internet sucked dick until I got the router but the wires was always ok
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