Which Router should I use

  Peterhux 14:32 10 Feb 2015
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Hi, I have a large long house, the main phone line attachment is at one end & I get a very bad, intermittent wireless signal at the other end, particularly upstairs. I currently use TalkTalk and use there supplied router the Huawei HG533, I also have a Netgear DGN2000 and a Netgear DG 834PN rangemaster. Which is the best router to use please?

  john bunyan 14:51 10 Feb 2015

I use Talk Talk with a Netgear DGND 4000; a very good router. I would guess that the best of the ones you have is the Netgear DG 834PN . As an alternative, or addition, you could consider a Homehub wi fi extender _ this creates a wi fi spot upstairs via the mains.

Although some do not recommend it, I have my router plugged in upstairs on a 25 m phone extension. I get just as good a download as when it is plugged into the test socket, and get a better wi fi range.

Homeplug

  bumpkin 20:57 10 Feb 2015

I had a similar issue, used a spare router just as an access point in one of the upstairs bedrooms which sorted it.

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