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Hello everyone.
Sorry if this is in the wrong section to begin with.
I have a TP-LINK TD-W8910G router. The internet periodically disconnects for around 30 secs then comes back but it's of course a terrible thing for online gaming. The ADSL light on my router completely shuts off.
And sometimes for no reason while online gaming, the ping is normal in the 80's ( which is good for me considering my location ) and then it spikes to like 500-700 and slowly degrades back. Sometimes it goes up to 200 and stays there.
I tried changing the router just like two hours ago and the problem persisted.
Could this be a problem with cables or the splitter? Or a problem with the wall connections ( or whatever they're called in English, sorry for being clueless about it ).
Sorry for the long thread. Thanks in advance.
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Has this always been a problem? If so, it could be faulty cabling somewhere or that you're too far away from the telco's DSLAM. I haven't dealt with DSL (DSLAMs, DSL routers, etc) for a number of years, but I do remember that performance and reliability degrade the further you are from the DSL Access Multiplexer (DSLAM). Repeaters can mitigate this to a point, but they amplify and introduce noise onto the line --especially if more than one is used on a circuit.

I would suggest contacting your ISP to have them examine this. They have the necessary tools to do cable repairs and test signal quality.
 
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No this has started around maybe a few weeks ago more or less. I think I'll try contacting the ISP. If anyone has any more suggestions I'm all ears.
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