Improving ADSL Performance

Recent events caused me to re-visit my ADSL connection, and my experiences with what I found may help others here. This article can be found online at


I’ve been an Orcon customer for many years, and have had a broadband connection through them since the old Jetstart days, probably around six years ago. Quite a few changes have happened to ADSL in NZ over that period, but apart from one change to the plan I was on,  and having to replace one broken router, I’ve always viewed broadband as something that happened in the background and never thought too much about it – it’s there, it’s always on and it works, so it doesn’t require any attention.

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