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  # 998578 4-Mar-2014 09:19
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newbellies: No torrents. The last few times it's gone down I have been using DNS proxy on AppleTV.

As it turns out, I have two of these modems. [I called up Telecom to send me pre-paid courier bag so that I could return the extra modem but it never arrived] Should I try swapping the modem out? Or is the TG589vn v2 considered a lemon?

Thanks again for your replies.


The TG589vn is "ok"... But the newer modems Telecom are giving out now which are the Huawei ones are excellent. I haven't tested the wifi between the two boxes (hey if you have a spare 589, feel free to send it to me ) flick me an email "pl at telecom.co.nz" and I can run a line test.



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  # 998585 4-Mar-2014 09:42
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Come by and grab the extra modem! I'm not actually using the wireless in this case though. Can I buy the Huawei ones from stores? (or which ever one is the best)

Cheers for offer of line test. I guess next time I notice the internet being terrible, will ping you then if you don't mind about the line test. It's working great today.

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