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I'm looking into buying a signal booster and cable modem. For the modem i've been looking at the surfboard 5101, but what should I use for a line signal booster?
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I'm looking into buying a signal booster and cable modem. For the modem i've been looking at the surfboard 5101, but what should I use for a line signal booster?
mth. 1) signal boosters are over-rated. Based simply on the fact that you can burst to 24mbs, you are not having an issue, and installing a booster is likely to cause problems.

2) i love my surfboard . They actually have diagnostic tools installed and can be logged into
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That's the problem, I can't burst to 24 mbps for some reason. When I plug in my modem, the speed is at 24, but then after maybe 30 minutes, I go back to run a speed test and it's at 2 mbps. I called in to comcast and they said that my signal is weak, and they're going to have a tech come out and try to fix it. I think this is the same problem that I was having when I had to switch from earthlink because of slow speeds.

By the way, I think you're the only person that hasn't called me myth.
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