Here’s how to fix slow ADSL and VDSL

How to fix slow ADSL

Many broadband users in South Africa are experiencing slow ADSL and VDSL services, where their real-world speeds are far lower than what they are promised.

The reason for the slow speeds can be caused by many different issues, including poor ADSL or VDSL line quality, a congested exchange, or a congested ISP network.

To find the cause of slow ADSL speeds can be challenging, especially for a person who is not tech-savvy.

To assist people to troubleshoot their ADSL problems, MyBroadband asked Telkom and ISPs for their advice on the issue.

We used the feedback from Telkom and ADSL ISPs to develop a basic guide to help users see what may be causing their slow ADSL speeds.

Telkom self-diagnosis guide

Telkom has also published a self-diagnosis guide to help people who are not tech-savvy to resolve their ADSL problems.

The guide should assist in resolving some of the problems with a slow ADSL connection: Telkom self-diagnoses guide here 

Finding out where the problem lies

Our guide below will help you identify the problem which is causing a slow ADSL or VDSL service.

Slow-ADSL-test


This article originally appeared on MyBroadband and is republished with permission.

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