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Wannabe Geek

# 129355 12-Sep-2013 13:01
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Sorry for what is probably a stupid question. 

I have just signed up for slingshot VDSL unlimited broadband and was wondering if I can use my normal broadband wireless router with the VDSL line or do I need to get different equipment to deal with the VDSL?

Any advice would be much appreciated.

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Uber Geek

  # 894732 12-Sep-2013 13:04
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You would need a VDSL-capable modem. You could use one that supports bridging, and bridge it to your existing router. Do slingshot not supply you anything?

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Uber Geek


  # 894740 12-Sep-2013 13:20
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We're not offering Slingshot VDSL just yet but we will be supplying modems with it once we do. I've sent you a PM so I can have a closer look at your account.



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Ultimate Geek

  # 895186 13-Sep-2013 13:17
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Any info available on the specs of the VDSL capable modem / router?

Want List:
-Basic IPv6 support (DHCPv6, IPv6 forwarding, MLDv2, RIPng)
-Detachable antennas.
-1x VDSL RJ45
-1x Eth RJ45 WAN
-4-8x 1 Gbps switchport module
-2x FXS ports
-SNRM tweaking
-CLI access via SSH / Telnet
-Detailed DSL statistics
-Static routing entries

*Good DSL chip is a must. Ones that cannot obtain the higher buckets = drama.

Do not want list:
-In built fans.
-Over 20 watts power consumption.
-The device itself if built by DLink.  :D


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