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Topic # 7533 22-Apr-2006 03:40
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With all these new plans comming out, im thinking about switching from woosh over to an xtra plan.

I asked telecom if my router would be compatiable with their services, but they replied with a bunch of rubbish that didnt answer my question, so i thought id come here and ask :D

does anyone know if the Linksys Wireless-b broadband router model no: BEFW11S4 is compatiable with their broadband?

also is it easy to put the filter on sky digital?

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  Reply # 33624 22-Apr-2006 05:30
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I wouldn't bet on it if it wasn't bought in NZ or if it isn't Telepermit approved.

If you're a new ADSL customer with Xtra, I think they'd give you a free connection and free modem as well.

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  Reply # 33625 22-Apr-2006 07:57
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The BEFWS11 is a Wireless B router and not an ADSL modem. Assuming you get an ADSL modem with an ethernet connection and not just a USB connection it will work fine - 99% have both these days.


 
 
 
 


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Reply # 33630 22-Apr-2006 09:18
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It will work just fine, when connected to a DSL modem. You don't need a telepermit unless the device is a modem directly connected to the Telecom network. In this case the router is connect to the modem.

If you already have this, use with the DSL modem. If not, I am sure you can find a DSL modem with router capabilities at DSE.









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  Reply # 33702 23-Apr-2006 13:30
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alrite, thanks yeah i bought it in nz, not sure if its telepermitted though

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Reply # 33708 23-Apr-2006 15:40
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No need for telepermit unless it is directly connected to the cooper. If a DSL modem feeds this router then only the DSL modem needs telepermit.






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  Reply # 34076 27-Apr-2006 02:10
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one more question

on their site it says they use the PPPOA protocol, but my router doesnt have that in its settings, atm im using PPPOE is there an alternative to PPPOA?

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Reply # 34114 27-Apr-2006 12:35
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Satyr: one more question

on their site it says they use the PPPOA protocol, but my router doesnt have that in its settings, atm im using PPPOE is there an alternative to PPPOA?


I had some problems with that once, My Router was demanding to use PPPOE but thats incompatible so I did something along the lines of (this was a long long time ago) letting the router think OE was working but the modem still connected with OA. Took a while to get that going and it was very fussy about it for a little while when I kicked the power out etc but now its been working for about 2+ years.



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  Reply # 34185 28-Apr-2006 04:31
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hmmmm, would it be easier to just get a new router then? or was confusing it into thinking it was compatiable fairly easy to do?



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  Reply # 34189 28-Apr-2006 05:05
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Sounds like a new router is the way to go. Either take the free DLINK one from Xtra, or buy a non-DLINK (they are a little flaky, but alright for free... I just dont think i would buy one again)




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  Reply # 34192 28-Apr-2006 07:43
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I like the xtra modem, i've had mine stay connected for over 500 hours in a single connection

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  Reply # 34194 28-Apr-2006 08:29
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the 302 seems okay, but the wireless routers (i have had 4 now), seem to need rebooting every couple of weeks...




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  Reply # 34208 28-Apr-2006 13:19
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As soon as I can get the new modem+router I want Im burning my 302 (literally)!
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