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    New Router

    This is a discussion on New Router within the Sky Broadband (Fibre) Help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Okay so my sky fibre router has come today. Am i okay to use it with my current Unlimited broadband ...

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      New Router

      Okay so my sky fibre router has come today. Am i okay to use it with my current Unlimited broadband until my fibre gets installed?


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      Re: New Router

      Would like to know myself as well, was going to ask.

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      Re: New Router

      Same here. Ordered fibre today and would expect the new 'sky hub' to arrive before my installation date of 8th November.

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      Re: New Router

      If it the new one check in the settings if you can change it from Fibre to ADSL or if there is an Auto setting. If there is any of the last 2 should allow you to use it with ADSL. The old fibre router had this setting and many used it with ADSL before the switch to Fibre with no problems. If you do change it, remember to change it back before you connect to fibre.

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      Re: New Router

      The default settings for the Sky Hub SR101 is for it to automatically search for the type of connection that it has.

      Just like the Sagem 2504N, you should experience no issues with using it on the ADSL connection first.

      The only potential issue to watch is the initial connection time. Although the initial times in the beta group were nearly an hour for some people, Sky did some work to improve this. I can't verify what to expect now as mine already did the initial connection.

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