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    Solution to 'poor' Sky router wireless coverage

    This is a discussion on Solution to 'poor' Sky router wireless coverage within the Sky Broadband (Fibre) Help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I am going to have to say good bye to my trusty DGN3500 router when I upgrade to Sky fibre ...

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      Solution to 'poor' Sky router wireless coverage

      I am going to have to say good bye to my trusty DGN3500 router when I upgrade to Sky fibre on Thursday.

      I use home plugs and have a develo wireless N home plug that pumps out decent coverage. This goes back to another wireless homeplug but it isn't 'N' and the wireless is disabled. This homeplug connects directly into my DGN3500.

      I was considering upgrading this homeplug. Would it be worth getting another wireless N homeplug extender and switching off Wireless on the Sky router (or leaving it on as a third source). All the stuff such as xbox, sky, bluray plug into the homeplug network.


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      Re: Solution to 'poor' Sky router wireless coverage

      if you can afford upgrade of home plugs do it , as wireless is a problem , best thing although with multiple device may consider a small switch or network hub EG :8 Port 10/100 Fast Ethernet Network LAN Switch hub RJ45 | eBay

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      Re: Solution to 'poor' Sky router wireless coverage

      See what the WiFi is like with your new Sky router first.

      Remember that you have a few choices for the DGN3500. Other than sticking it in a box, under the stairs for the next 10 years, you could sell it to someone else or you could configure it as an access point and use the other 3 LAN ports on it for whatever you want.

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