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ADSLmax overview.

ADSL MAX allows higher rates of data transfer both upstream and downstream up to a maximum of 8Mb/s downstream.

ADSL MAX is only supported by ADSL routers that support the higher speeds (up to 8Mbps downstream and 812kbps upstream).

If you are moving from an older “fixed speed” ADSL then you will need to ensure that your router supports the faster speeds associated with ADSL MAX. As a guideline, ADSL routers that support the G.DMT standard as a minimum or ADSL2 or ADSL2+ should support the ADSL MAX speeds.

If required, Pulsant can provide a fully configured ADSL MAX compatible router – please contact [email protected] for details on pricing and the current models available.

When your ADSL MAX service becomes live, the first 10 days are spent “training” the line. During this time your service speeds may fluctuate as the infrastructure determines the maximum sustainable speed for your circuit.

Upon completion of the “training” period, customers can expect speeds as per the following ranges below:

Single ADSL MAX:

Business ADSL MAX:

* Typically, ADSL bandwidth is referred to as the full bandwidth available on the service. However, the actual usable bandwidth is calculated by deducting the ADSL (ATM) transmission overheads. Therefore, the actual usable bandwidths for Internet access have been indicated above.

NOTE: The above figures are a rough guide and actual speeds obtained will vary depending on such factors as: