Quote Originally Posted by Tim182 View Post
Can someone explain to me why all this set up is needed for the R7800? The R is just a router, not a modem. Surely, all the login and VDSL settings are entered into the modem, which then just connects to the router via LAN? Should be as simple as plug and play into the WAN port and that’s it, provided the modem is set up. What am I missing?
Sadly most DSL modems only dial the connection. The router is required to log into Sky's servers.