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    Do I need router

    Hi all...i have frontier internet that is slow to say the least, i live in a area that has to many folks then the internet speeds down to snail pace, i have a Dell inpiron desktop, frontier speed test i get download speed 1.0 Mbps upload 0.4. if i get a Netgear AC1750 router, along with the frontier router it will speed up things, is this true or am i wasting $100

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    I replied to your other thread in the networking forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uksparky View Post
    Hi all...i have frontier internet that is slow to say the least, i live in a area that has to many folks then the internet speeds down to snail pace, i have a Dell inpiron desktop, frontier speed test i get download speed 1.0 Mbps upload 0.4. if i get a Netgear AC1750 router, along with the frontier router it will speed up things, is this true or am i wasting $100
    If it's your ISP that has problem (congestion), then you might not need a router at all. You want to call your ISP and have it check which causes the slow speed. You might also want to check who's who are connected to your network and how much data do they consume.

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