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Plusnet guide advises PPPoA, router detects PPPoE - who is right?

martyn27uk
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Plusnet guide advises PPPoA, router detects PPPoE - who is right?

Netgear DGND 3700. Router connection wizard detects PPPoE, both settings appear to work.
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Re: Plusnet guide advises PPPoA, router detects PPPoE - who is right?

PPPoA is best. Using PPPoE on ADSL means slightly more of your bandwidth would be wasted on overheads, resulting in a slightly lower usable speed.