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#1 nickautomatic


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Posted 21 March 2015 - 08:52 PM

I have a friend in the neigborhood who has an Internet connection. His house is about 20 to 30 meters away from ours. He offers us an connection. Regarding the distance from his and my house, will it affect the bandwidth or Internet speed if I will have his Internet connection? If yes, how can I prevent this.

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Posted 21 March 2015 - 09:08 PM

First off, this is a violation of the terms of service for his ISP.  Not that anything will become of it, but it is possible they would cancel his service because of this.


The distance may affect both your speed and bandwidth.  You will be going through two exterior walls and that may be an issue.  The best way to prevent it would be to pay for your own Internet connection.

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Posted 22 March 2015 - 12:03 PM

Yes, it will affect his bandwidth.

If the ISP imposes a data cap, your usage of his connection will contribute to the amount used.

Since what you want to do is most likely against the ISP terms of service, we cannot assist you with this. This topic is closed.


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