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Topic # 220334 6-Aug-2017 16:45
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I recently signed up to Orcon, with the 100/20 unlimited deal (with landline) through "glimp" and the cutover date is set at the end of the month. I have a few questions hopefully someone here would be able to answer.

 

- Does the current ONT box stay, or do Orcon replace this? I'm currently with MyRepublic, but the ONT has "Chorus" on it, model 200, and a label saying "please do not remove from this property".

 

- My phone line currently comes out of the ONT, is this going to remain the same with Orcon, or do they unable to provision it in this manner?

 

- The router provided is a NF4V, and looks pretty much identical to a Huawei HG659 which I am using as an access point. This router did not handle the devices I had connected to it as well as the routing role, which is why it is now just an access point for the solitary 802.11ac device I have currently. I'm predicting this NF4V will likely result in the same fail so I was hoping that it would be possible to get a different router and use that, or even just use my current setup and just change the WAN setting on the router.

 

-Any other tips would be welcomed.

 

Cheers.


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  Reply # 1840022 6-Aug-2017 17:24
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In 99.9% of cases yes, you use the same ONT. (I see from your old posts you live in Auckland, if you're still there then it's 100% yes.)

 

No, your phone will come from your router instead.

 

You can replace the router if one of your own if you like, but might need a bit of work to get the phone working as well.


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