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Vortrog
Level 1: Cadet

Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

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Hello,

I have a existing ADSL service and an existing Telstra Gateway TG797n V3 modem.

I am upgrading to NBN and have received my F@st 5355 VDSL model connection kit. However it only has 2 LAN ports and i really need the 4 from my old TG797n V3

 

Can I use my TG797n V3 for my NBN service?

 

Your assistance would be greatly appreciated. I really dont want to hae to set up a second router.

 

 

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W201
Level 14: Field Agent
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Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

No you cannot. TG797 is not an FTTN VDSL2 modem.

 

However you may be able to turn TG797 into a switch and hook it up behind F@st 5355 and use the additional ethernet ports on TG797.

Level 23: Superhero
Level 23: Superhero
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Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

Because your NBN service is an FTTN service you will not be able to use it as the TG797n V3 only supports ADSL and does not support VDSL

You could use it as an access point to provide extra LAN ports

Changing IP address of TG797n3 to 10.0.0.139

Turn of DHCP

Connect LAN port of F@st 5355 to LAN port of TG797n3

 

 

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W201
Level 14: Field Agent
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Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

No you cannot. TG797 is not an FTTN VDSL2 modem.

 

However you may be able to turn TG797 into a switch and hook it up behind F@st 5355 and use the additional ethernet ports on TG797.

Level 23: Superhero
Level 23: Superhero
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Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

Because your NBN service is an FTTN service you will not be able to use it as the TG797n V3 only supports ADSL and does not support VDSL

You could use it as an access point to provide extra LAN ports

Changing IP address of TG797n3 to 10.0.0.139

Turn of DHCP

Connect LAN port of F@st 5355 to LAN port of TG797n3

 

 

Lodzau
Level 2: Rookie

Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

You can use the TG797 on NBN. You just need an ADSL to NBN conversion kit which is a little cord you plug in and can get from Telstra
Lodzau
Level 2: Rookie

Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

As you can see from this video https://youtu.be/vNtrLn0Pk7A
Level 23: Superhero
Level 23: Superhero

Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

@Lodzau

 

The only supports ADSL not VDSL so is not compatible with FTTN

 

TG797nv3.JPG

Vortrog
Level 1: Cadet

Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

Did exactly this...works perfect! thanks once again

Gamoa
Level 1: Cadet

Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

Well that is a problem, as mine has been buzzing along with my 100Mbps NBN FTTP for 6 months so far...

I get ethernet direct from the NBN NTD I guess.

steveawest
Level 1: Cadet

Re: Can I use my Telstra TG797n V3 with my new NBN Service (Fibre to Node)

So Gamoa, are you saying you are using the TG797n direct with NBN FTTP with no converter????

I will have FTTN...

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