How to increase the upload speed in uTorrent?


My download speeds in uTorrent vary from 1.7 to 2.1 MB/sec.

However, the max upload speed is 180 KB/sec.

Is there a way to increase this or has the ISP enforced this limit?

Please advise.. Any comments would be highly appreciated.

Many thanks!
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Looks like you have a (a)DSL connection, where this is normal practice. Upload and download are scaled 8:1 or even less. With cable connections you will see the same. Only if you are getting a business range connection you can order symmetric up/down speeds. They will cost a lot more than consumer connections though. You have roughly 20Mbit down and 2Mbit up.

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I agree with what @gerwinjansen says.  That's the way ADSL works.
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
go to and check your maximum upload speed or refer to your isp's documentation on what your plan has for download/upload speed

Could you please tell us the below mentioned details

Coonection type
torrent software you are using
progloverAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much for the replies, gerwinjansen, DaveBaldwin and ve3ofa.

I highly appreciate your time..

Thanks again!
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