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Old September 23, 2007, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by jdrom17 View Post
I've been looking into this too. I have Bell High Speed and my modem is from like 1998 or whenever we signed up. The Ethernet port on it is only 10Mbps. Tells you how old it is.

Of course, a modem isn't going to get you anything higher than the rated speed from Bell. They provide you with the service, a modem isn't going to over-ride their speed limits.
I'm pretty sure that ADSL still allows providers to "program" individual modems in order to throttle them back.

There used to be a lot of information over at broadbandreports on such things.
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