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How to Troubleshoot Internet Connection Speed

… more difficult to examine for defects than a short one. If needed, use a longer network cable to connect a device in the house. The network cable, (UTP – unshielded twisted pair), can go up to 100m (300 feet). Some electric devices can interfere with the modem; avoid placing it near such devices. Look at the modem’s lights. If the DSL light is off there is no service. If there is no connection at all, (No DSL light), check the phone to see if you have a dial tone. If the modem connects …