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michaelsft314
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Same router for broadband and fibre?

Can anyone confirm that the broadband router I have will also work with a new fibre package I am getting when I move home? A customer service rep said it would which is really great but I've not heard of a router being able to do both - does the telephone line go in and just work? I figured an engineer would have to come and install a new line dedicated to faster internet but the rep advised that the existing line will plug in just like my broadband one and the router is compatible with both standards.

 

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Michael

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dr_necessitor
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Re: Same router for broadband and fibre?

Yes that’s correct. The same router can be used for either broadband service (the lower speed ADSL or the FTTC fibre to the cabinet).

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dr_necessitor
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Re: Same router for broadband and fibre?

Yes that’s correct. The same router can be used for either broadband service (the lower speed ADSL or the FTTC fibre to the cabinet).

michaelsft314
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Re: Same router for broadband and fibre?

That's great to hear, thanks! Never heard of that before but I guess it's been a while since I last had fibre!

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dr_necessitor
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Re: Same router for broadband and fibre?

It’s been a thing with Sky routers since the SR102 a few years ago (of which the first NOW router was a variant).

dr_necessitor
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Re: Same router for broadband and fibre?

@michaelsft314  It’s been a thing with Sky routers since the SR102 a few years ago (of which the first NOW router was a variant).