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Topic # 180663 17-Sep-2015 09:54
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Hi There,

I am looking for buy a router either the Dlink DIR-890L or the Asus RT AC87U or  RT-AC3200.

Can anyone confirm which ones work on Fibre and can I completely replace the Huawei modem that Vodafone gave me.

COuld someone help me in regards to set up and how I could do this?

Just need to find out if the modems work in the first place?

Thanks so mcuh everyone.

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  Reply # 1388873 17-Sep-2015 10:03
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What requirements do you have in a router that the device supplied by Vodafone doesn't support?




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  Reply # 1388879 17-Sep-2015 10:09
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Sorry what do you mean?

The coverage is terrible and its freezing from time to time....Huawei HG659..

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1388931 17-Sep-2015 11:32
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Have you done the HG659 update that was released about 3 - 4 weeks ago?



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  Reply # 1388945 17-Sep-2015 11:39
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Yes I have, the range is terrible....

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  Reply # 1388966 17-Sep-2015 12:03
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Rossco3333: Yes I have, the range is terrible....


Swapping routers won't necessarily improve WiFi performance.

Yes that's not a great device for WiFi performance, and WiFi performance can vary a lot between routers, but the real world reality if you have a big house is that relying on a single AP/router for WiFi is not more often than now a poor solution due to the massive congestion in the 2.4GHz band.





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  Reply # 1388968 17-Sep-2015 12:05
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WHat do you suggest?

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  Reply # 1388970 17-Sep-2015 12:07
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Try fixing it to a WiFi channel not using auto



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  Reply # 1388974 17-Sep-2015 12:12
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How do I do that?  So you dont suggest buying another router?

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  Reply # 1388983 17-Sep-2015 12:22
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Rossco3333: How do I do that?  So you dont suggest buying another router?


Nope go into the Wifi settings on the router and fix it to a WiFi channel like 6 or 11

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