Best modem for NBN (including voip)

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dazzasmith
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Best modem for NBN (including voip)

Post by dazzasmith » Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:02 am

Hey Exetellers

i'm about to have the NBN installed and looking for a new modem. Any recommendations for something that is fast, has long range and voip.

Ta

Daz

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Re: Best modem for NBN (including voip)

Post by Kumudh » Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:15 pm

dazzasmith wrote:Hey Exetellers

i'm about to have the NBN installed and looking for a new modem. Any recommendations for something that is fast, has long range and voip.

Ta

Daz
Hi Daz,

This would depend on the type of access technology you choose.

Please advise if you are getting a Fibre to the Premise (FttP) service or Fibre to the Node or building (FttN/FttB) service.

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Re: Best modem for NBN (including voip)

Post by dazzasmith » Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:30 pm

I have fibre to the premises...

I have been told i could piggyback a voip unit off a netgear xs4? not sure with what though...

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Daz

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Re: Best modem for NBN (including voip)

Post by Kumudh » Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:40 pm

dazzasmith wrote:I have fibre to the premises...

I have been told i could piggyback a voip unit off a netgear xs4? not sure with what though...

Thnx
Daz
Hi Daz,

At present we provide the Netcomm NB16WV-03 for FttP services that required VoIP.

Not sure with regards to the Netgear. Best to speak to the manufacture and confirm if this is possible.

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Re: Best modem for NBN (including voip)

Post by Dazzled » Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:05 pm

You'll need an ATA to run VoIP off the router. There's not a lot of choice in low priced separate units now, but that modem/router is a fancy unit to discard. Look up eg Grandstream, Cisco, for affordable ATAs that will take a standard phone. Another solution is to use a cordless VoIP phone with a built-in ATA - there are many suppliers, and if you need a new phone set it may be a better way.

You will need to port forward your router to the ATA unit.

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