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#225895 10-Dec-2017 18:48
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2 months ago, When enable came door knocking, I accepted Fibre installed. It was a basic install and I am very pleased with the work done. Was told after the job was done to contact any RSP / ISP when I am ready to use it with a suggestion to do it asap. I assume its so enable can make money from the install? Rather than that they will turn my VDSL off.


Anyways I am currently on 2degrees naked VDSL 110/44 with no problems. 


I have a spare Fritzbox 7490. The GPON Light is on huawei ONT is working with a ethernet cable ready to plug into the fritzbox.


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My question is there any downtime if I make the call to switch to fibre? Will there be a overlap where VDSL and fibre can be working at the same time ?


The reason I delayed is because I cant afford any prolonged downtime. So I  stayed with VDSL.

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Ultimate Geek


  #1916179 10-Dec-2017 18:57
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There should be overlap. But fritz box will need configuring to suit fiber on Lan port one.


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  #1916337 11-Dec-2017 07:21
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You would need to ask your RSP because it's all up to them.


You don't "switch" from VDSL to fibre, they're two totally different connections. If a RSP allows the same login in their BRAS  from multiple connection types or simply creates a duplicate login for you there would be no downtime at all except for the time it takes you to reconfigure your router.




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Master Geek

  #1916358 11-Dec-2017 08:27
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Sweet Thanks. I have changed the spare fritzbox to the following settings and hooked the ONT to  lan 1 on fritzbox.


  • connection to an external modem or router
  • Establish own connection to the Internet

- Username:
- Password: mypassword
- Encapsulation: PPPoE
- VLAN ID: 10


Just need to call 2degrees when ready I guess.




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Ultimate Geek

  #1916395 11-Dec-2017 09:44
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Anyways I am currently on 2degrees naked VDSL 110/44 with no problems. 





Thats a fantastic VDSL speed!




I believe the entry level UFB product is up to 100/20 so if you need a faster upload you're going to need to pay a bit more 

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