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# 245590 12-Feb-2019 08:57
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I have a Netcomm NF18ACV ADSL/VDSL TP modem/router supplied by Trustpower. I no longer use the modem as I no longer use Trustpower and the house I am in has broadband already.  TP say I can keep it.The modem is a standard Netcomm model but has TP on the end of the part number - which I assume is for "Trustpower".  Is it just a standard Netcomm modem or will there be code in firmware meaning it will only communicate with Trustpower?


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  # 2176941 12-Feb-2019 09:42
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Should do the trick but that modem is known to not be that good. 


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  # 2176963 12-Feb-2019 10:20
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[..] but that modem is known to not be that good. 

 

 

Should be a lot better than the NF15ACV.

 

 

It might phone home to Trustpower for updates but I doubt it will do anything extreme. You might want to turn off its TR-069/CWMP capability while using it on another ISP.

 
 
 
 




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  # 2177483 13-Feb-2019 09:50
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Thanks.  It's the worst modem I have ever used and Trustpower the worst ISP.


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  # 2177519 13-Feb-2019 11:02
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NF18ACV is a great device

 

NF15ACV was dodgy (totally different chipset)

 

 

 

 


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