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Topic # 193412 10-Mar-2016 10:26
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Quick question:

 

Can anyone confirm whether the Spark HG659B ADSL/VDSL/Fibre modem is locked for use only on the Spark network? Or can it be used with any ISP if configured correctly? 

 

Thank you!

 

Phill


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  Reply # 1510418 10-Mar-2016 10:43
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I'm using mine with BigPipe. My understanding is that Spark are about the only ISP who use VLAN tagging, so if you disable that then it'll work with (most?) every other ISP.

 

 





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  Reply # 1510421 10-Mar-2016 10:49
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stevenz:

 

I'm using mine with BigPipe. My understanding is that Spark are about the only ISP who use VLAN tagging, so if you disable that then it'll work with (most?) every other ISP.

 

My understanding is the other way around: that most ISPs do use VLAN tagging, and that only a few ISPs don't.





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  Reply # 1510433 10-Mar-2016 11:08
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Detruire:

 

stevenz:

 

I'm using mine with BigPipe. My understanding is that Spark are about the only ISP who use VLAN tagging, so if you disable that then it'll work with (most?) every other ISP.

 

My understanding is the other way around: that most ISPs do use VLAN tagging, and that only a few ISPs don't.

 

 

Yep - Most NZ ISPs do use VLAN tagging, but routers that support that should let you disable it.





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  Reply # 1510494 10-Mar-2016 12:07
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robjg63:

 

Detruire:

 

stevenz:

 

I'm using mine with BigPipe. My understanding is that Spark are about the only ISP who use VLAN tagging, so if you disable that then it'll work with (most?) every other ISP.

 

My understanding is the other way around: that most ISPs do use VLAN tagging, and that only a few ISPs don't.

 

 

Yep - Most NZ ISPs do use VLAN tagging, but routers that support that should let you disable it.

 

 

Most of them anyway, some of the older Telecom routers can't disable VLAN tagging.


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