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BT Wholesale Fixes ADSL MTU

Posted: 09th Apr, 2003 By: MarkJ
Experienced dialup and ISDN users will be well aware of how tedious MTU tweaking can be, yet ADSLGuide reports that some ADSL users may soon have to tweak this to improve performance:

At present if you are using ADSL and do not have your modems or network cards MTU at a value of 1458 or lower, you may be experiencing slower than optimal speeds. BT Wholesale has a small utility that will set the MTU on most Windows machines available HERE.

The eventual plan is to raise the MTU value on BT's platform to avoid the fragmentation, alas this cannot be done overnight.


Every Internet connection sends information in packets (chunks) of data, tweaking the MTU can optimise the size of this information.
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