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# 174923 10-Jun-2015 22:20
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Hi, I am looking to upgrade my current modem and am unsure about what pppoe/pppoa mean in terms of what modems I can use. My current one (Netgear DGND3300) uses PPPOA but the manual for the one I want to buy (D-Link DIR-868L) states it is PPPOE. Will this still connect to my Spark ADSL ok?

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  # 1322489 10-Jun-2015 23:11
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That thing looks like a router to me.

If you want to use it you'll need to get a modem separately.

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  # 1322506 10-Jun-2015 23:51
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It's a router only, so to use with ADSL you'll need something like a Draytek Vigor 120


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  # 1322896 11-Jun-2015 16:10
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Ah ok yes I see that now.

In a more general context will any modem/router readily available in New Zealand work with Spark?

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  # 1322898 11-Jun-2015 16:13
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In general, any telepermitted ADSL2+ modem sold in NZ should be fine.

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