Level 1: Cadet

Telstra network and TP link W8970

Can someone advise connection settings I need to use with Telstra network. When I set-up using the Wizard etc I can't connect to the Internet, any ideas?? 

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Level 23: Superhero

Re: Telstra network and TP link W8970

A bit hard with one line in a thread title like that Plaver to make out your exact question.



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Level 20: Director

Re: Telstra network and TP link W8970

Hi Plaver,


Try this link HERE for some instructions on how to configure a BYO modem to the Telstra network.


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Level 23: Superhero

Re: Telstra network and TP link W8970

Hello Plaver,

With some  devices, Telstra have varying methods to transmit settings to the device. They only support what they sell.


You may wish to try these settings, BUT I can't promise they will work!

Username: username@bigpond if your email address ends with bigpond.net.au or username@bigpond.com if your email address ends with bigpond.com
Password: YourPassword
Encapsulation: PPPoA VCMUX
Authentication: CHAP
Modulation G.DMT
VPI (Virtual Path Identifier ): 8
VCI (Virtual Channel Identifier): 35
These are sometime expressed together as VPI/VCI: 8*35
Static IP: Disabled

Please note these are generic settings and not all may apply to your particular modem.


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