I guessed my house moved without me knowing it

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I guessed my house moved without me knowing it

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I have been receiving 1.5 down DSL for about 5 years,  all of a sudden my speed dropped to about half,  went through the usual calling Verizon and getting the guys in India or Mexico who can't speak English.  A Verizon tech came out 3 times ran loop tests and found that I am now 18,400 ft from the office and now too far to receive 1.5.   I can understand that but why did I get 1.5 for 5 years?
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Not known.

#1 What is the brand and model of your modem?

#2 Do you have a splitter attached?

Source: http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,583201

#3 And you may want to see http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,7551277?hilite=co+distance+changed

Where there is something about, tapping capacitors

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smbkrun3 wrote: 

  A Verizon tech came out 3 times ran loop tests and found that I am now 18,400 ft from the office and now too far to receive 1.5.   I can understand that but why did I get 1.5 for 5 years?


 

Just the fact they dispatched out 3 tehcs tells me they must see some trouble on the line. They say dsl works fine at 18,000 ft, but i've seen it work **bleep**her with ideal circumstances.  When the tech told you how far you were, did they also run a speed test with their equipment that shows what speeds they are currently recieving?

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