I've had AT&T DSL for many years. I have the "Elite" package, which is 6.0 Mbps.
I realize that I won't get 6.0 Mbps, but that I should be getting something greater than my current speed.
I recently switched over to a dry loop, which I thought would really increase my speed. Instead, it has dropped to around 1.50-2.25 Mbps, as measured at speedtest.net. An AT&T Technician came to my house and checked all of my connections and said it was all OK and that I was getting 6.0 Mbps at the jack where my modem is located.
I'm using an Actiontec GT784WN modem/router. I've played with multiple settings, and I can't get more than 1.50-2.25 Mbps. And, yes, I've done all of this with a computer hooked diretly with ethernet, which doesn't make any difference. I get the same speed with ethernet or with wireless. I get the slow speeds at all times of the day. I've even tried disconnecting everything but the wired computer, and I still get the slow speeds.
Put very simply, I've tried all of the obvious stuff.
Prior to switching to the dry loop, I was getting something more reasonable, like 3.50-4.50 Mbps.
I regularly reboot my modem, trying to increase the speed to no avail.
I'm really getting frustrated with this. Can someone help me get up to reasonable speeds?
I would think about getting a new modem/router, but I was getting decent speed before switching to the dry loop with this modem.
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