How to fix packet loss on VOIP programs?

Netgear Dg834g wireless router
January 24, 2011 at 17:43:33
Specs: Windows 7, 2.11/3gb
Sorry for the wordy post...
Anyone know how do I fix packet loss on VOIP? Teamspeak, Skype, MSN Voice all have inbound jittery clipped robotic voice. Teamspeaks shows "total" packet lost, climbing to at least 20% with Speech packet loss 50-65% then I lose connection altogether.

All other network programs (Firefox, streaming music, videos, online gaming) work fine.

I have ATT DSL, using a Netgear Wireless G Router w/ built in Modem (model DG834G). The network has 1 attached device, my Dell laptop (which is usually powered off).

The packet loss problem is identical on my desktop pc and laptop (both using the same network). Problem exists when nothing else is running, only Teamspeak (or another VOIP)

I have replaced all wires, cables, filters. Power cycled modem. Problem exits with or without Port Forward.

Any ideas?

*running Windows 7 {64 bit}, AMD Phenom 8450 Triple Core, 2.11ghz [3gb RAM] Asus M3A78 Pro Motherboard

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January 24, 2011 at 18:44:48
Ideally you would test with just a modem connection but your device is both.

What are your broadband test stats? []

If its not the modem/router then it's your onramp to the internet: your ISP's equipment.

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January 24, 2011 at 20:21:12
download .20mb/s
upload .17mb/s
ping server < 50 miles 116ms

tested on 2 speed test sites...

I am going to borrow a modem to connect directly. Will follow up soon. Thanks very much for your input! :)

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January 25, 2011 at 01:28:49
Well, still generally sounds like a QoS problem. Video and music streaming don't have quite the same latency requirements (they can be buffered somewhat). A live voice chat requires very low latency, as no buffering can be performed.

Or, could be over-buffering on your ISP's end. This recent slashdot article comes to mind -

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