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PS3 keeps losing internet connection

I have sky broadband and i use the wireless router to connect to the internet which works great with my mac and my xbox 360 with the wireless router but for sum reason my ps3 will connect to the internet but will all of a sudden just lose connection and when i try to re sign in to the internet it wont work it keeps saying DNS error or the natwork timed out some one please help me i want to be able to download some games and play online!!!
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Have your ISP check the refresh on there end (Suddenlink had mine set a 4 minutes instead of 24 hours)

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