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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 193649 18-Mar-2016 17:51
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Recently I have been using our vodafone Huawei HG659 for our wireless connection in our home by using the orcon modem/router as a bridge from the ONT. Is it possible to just use the vodafone modem/router. We have asked Orcon on how to do this and they have said that their network is plug and play, in otherwords, you can plug any modem/router and if it works then it works, if it doesn't then it doesn't. I have been using the vodafone modem/router because it supports 2.4 ghz and 5ghz.


This is my current setup:


My current network setup


Any information on how this could be possible, please let me know



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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 1516224 19-Mar-2016 22:43
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Can you explain what purpose does the NetComm serve in your setup? If it doesn't serve a purpose you should just remove it.


Plug the Huawei into the ONT. Blue port into GE1.


Set the Huawei as follows


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(Not sure how to set v6 with Orcon, but the above should get you internet.)

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  Reply # 1516234 19-Mar-2016 23:42
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The above post should work. If you use the NF4V for VoIP you'll either need the SIP info from Orcon (don't know if they'll give this out or not), or to set the NF4V up behind the Huawei.


Orcon use DHCPv6-PD for v6 I believe. Give out /56's? Not 100% sure. May as well enable it IMO, so you can use if if it's there, and if not, when it goes live it should just connect.

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  Reply # 1516363 20-Mar-2016 11:35
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When i set up the hg659 as DarkShadow suggets, it says that the internet is connected, but i cannot access any websites etc.

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  Reply # 1543911 29-Apr-2016 11:04
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100x this.. N4FV's wireless is around 2.5MB/s and it's not very quick... Hope this works can anyone at orcon please help.. or provide options for an upgraded router. The NF4V is quite outdated.

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