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Has anyone turned their Virgin router into modem mode and then purchased a router to assist with WIFI coverage, does it work, is to worth it.

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@PK20 wrote:

Has anyone turned their Virgin router into modem mode and then purchased a router to assist with WIFI coverage, does it work, is to worth it.


Lots of people - it's the recommended way (certainly around here) of running your VM connection.

IMHO it's worth it for a few reasons, wifi quality being one, flexibility and configuration being another (the hub is a dreadful router).

 

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Lots of people have and yes it does work


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Its worth it just to let VM know we don't want router mode.

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Re: Modem or router

I've had problems with the wifi signal to a Google Nest outdoor camera. The signal was weak and the camera was offline more than on, also the video quality was set low in order to function at all. I think that a dummy camera would have worked better!

I bought a Google Nest wifi to extend the range but this didn't help much. I finally bought a TP Link C4000 router and set it up in Access Point Mode. This didn't improve matters. Following advice from JBrennand on these forums I set the Superhub 2 to Modem Mode and connected the TP Link as the router. What a difference! Camera now works on top video quality, wifi is banging, internet is scorching what a result. Thank you Mr John Brennand you are a saint. 

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