NETGEAR R6250-100UKS Wireless Cable & Fibre Router - AC 1600, Dual-band - £54.98 @ Currys
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NETGEAR R6250-100UKS Wireless Cable & Fibre Router - AC 1600, Dual-band - £54.98 @ Currys

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Found 23rd Jun 2017
got enough with the Virgin's Superhub 2ac so I was looking for a replacement. somebody posted a deal for a TP-link archer C8 at Currys for around £40. got there, apparently, it is an online deal, though I could not find it but got the Netgear instead.
amazon price is £97.55.

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This is a router only, it doesn't have a modem for normal FTTC fibre (VDSL).
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EndlessWaves

This is a router only, it doesn't have a modem for normal FTTC fibre … This is a router only, it doesn't have a modem for normal FTTC fibre (VDSL).


you put the superhub on modem only and connect the router to it and everything else to router.
canishu5 h, 30 m ago

you put the superhub on modem only and connect the router to it and …you put the superhub on modem only and connect the router to it and everything else to router.



You do, but that only makes it usable with Virgin, because (eg) BT routers do not have a modem mode.
Anyway to replace the Superhub once and for all?
Deeco43 m ago

Anyway to replace the Superhub once and for all?


Use it as a modem and let this be the router.
Can I use this if I have a fibre modem and separate router with Talk Talk? The modem is a bt infinity one as they hook into their lines.
FunkiestMonkey41 m ago

Can I use this if I have a fibre modem and separate router with Talk Talk? …Can I use this if I have a fibre modem and separate router with Talk Talk? The modem is a bt infinity one as they hook into their lines.



Yes, you should be able to.
pibpob

You do, but that only makes it usable with Virgin, because (eg) BT … You do, but that only makes it usable with Virgin, because (eg) BT routers do not have a modem mode.



Use a BT router.
OrribleHarry30 m ago

Use a BT router.



Eh? As I said, BT routers (Home Hubs) do not have a modem mode.
pibpob

Eh? As I said, BT routers (Home Hubs) do not have a modem mode.



BT Modem I meant.

But you can also use BT router and set this to access point mode connected to LAN port.
Edited by: "CheapoChaser" 24th Jun 2017
FunkiestMonkey

Can I use this if I have a fibre modem and separate router with Talk … Can I use this if I have a fibre modem and separate router with Talk Talk? The modem is a bt infinity one as they hook into their lines.



Yes, I have mine setup as you suggest,
rev619 h, 43 m ago

Use it as a modem and let this be the router.


Thats not what I meant by 'replacing it, once and for all'
Deeco26 m ago

Thats not what I meant by 'replacing it, once and for all'



You're out of luck
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