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I've been with TalkTalk for a couple of years and I'm pretty sick of the 'free' router, a D-Link something or other. Can I simply buy my own router and plug it in? 

 

If it's as easy as that, can someone recommend a good , fast router?

 

Thanks

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RE: New router.

Try Netgear. List of supported routers here.

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RE: New router.

And of those,I'd go for the DGN 2000- wireless coverage is better than the 834G( I  have used both - not on talktalk but generally speaking )

Edit- but you will need to do some config however as long as you have your primary account user name and password, the wizard should do it all for you.

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RE: New router.

Thanks guys.

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RE: New router.

Apple Airport Extreme, youcan just piggy back of your current router 

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RE: New router.

I've just installed (about an hour ago!) a Linksys E4200 router onto my Virgin Superhub, as I got fed up with the flaky, slow wireless connection.  I'm now getting 42Mbps through a solid concrete floor.  Recommended.

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RE: New router.

landzw wrote:

Apple Airport Extreme, youcan just piggy back of your current router 

 

You have had no issues with the airport extreme??  Always liked the look of this but read less than favourable reports...

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