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Master Geek

#265362 18-Jan-2020 09:02
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Hi our fibre  internet provider is Spark and we have the connection coming into a HG659 modem. From here I have another router (bridge mode) for a separate network for our Mitsi heat pump wifi (it needed to be WPS rather  than a modern standard.


I am looking to buy a new router that is ExpressVPN firmware compliant so that we can have a bit more control of the devices like pcs, chromecast, appletv) that access overseas streaming services i.e split tunnelling.


Was wondering if I could get any recommendations as the ones on the ExpressVpN site dont appear to available here?


Happy to leave the HG659 and put the new router off this (like my other bridge mode one) or replace the HG659 all together? I am not very technical so apologise in advance if there is somethign incorrect with the explanation / problem statement above!

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Ultimate Geek

  #2401141 18-Jan-2020 09:42
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Have you thought about building your own router? say a OPNsense or Pf sense build?

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  #2401148 18-Jan-2020 10:23
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Why not use the ones recommended on the ExpressVPN website?  Both are available from Amazon and ship direct to NZ

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