Determine Internet connection type from originating IP Adress

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I have read that there are some "IP Address Locator" websites, that when you enter the Originating IP Address from the emails Return Path, it will be able to tell you the internet connection type that was used to send the email. Can anyone point me to the website that can do this?

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I don’t think you can tell internet connection type from the sender’s IP address. You can tell the ISP from the address and maybe then figure out if it is a cable, dsl or TDM type of connection. However, remember that emails can take several different hops before getting to your mailbox. The ISP could be using a network of email relay servers. The email client could submit the message to one server locally and then it get rerouted through the ISP network and go out a different server entirely. You would need to look through the entire header to trace the message path. Just looking at the last IP address does not give you the whole story.

This is the link: IP-address.com – Free IP Tracker and IP Locator http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/

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