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Topic # 226358 4-Jan-2018 03:29
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Im moving up to fiber, and want to get my own modem with Bigpipe. What modem do you recommend.

Security is important to me as Ive got a static IP address and run a server for personal use. ie I log into it from work.

Many thx


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  Reply # 1928791 4-Jan-2018 05:16
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You want a router, not a modem.

Every single router on the market will offer you the same level of "security" if you're port forwarding and exposing internal devices to the Internet - whether that be a $30 or a $300 router.

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  Reply # 1928793 4-Jan-2018 05:36
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I've got a thread for that. But Grandstream GWN7000 + Grandstream GWN7610 (and PoE injector) or Ubiquiti USG + UniFi Access Point.

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  Reply # 1928804 4-Jan-2018 07:26
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Bigpipe can sell you one too - but I don't know if it would do what you're looking for.

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  Reply # 1928805 4-Jan-2018 07:30
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Fibre modem / AP I think you mean not the Fiber you eat :P



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  Reply # 1928823 4-Jan-2018 08:17
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I'm running an Edgerouter Lite on Bigpipe, It's pretty good..

Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.


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  Reply # 1939217 15-Jan-2018 17:04
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I bought the Netcomm Wireless NF10W and it's working fine. PBTech said they couldn't confirm it would work (it is advertised as DSL and NBN compliant), but I know for certain it does work with UFB (I'm BigPipe).


WiFi coverage is not outstanding, but apart from that, works well. Certainly good enough for your average user.


One limitation I noticed was that it allows maximum 16 WiFi devices. Not sure if that's an issue for you.


Now trying to work out if I can remotely control it. Any tips would be greatly appreciated.





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