Broadband Hardware

We rigorously test routers, modems and Wi-Fi Mesh systems on our network before recommending products to customers. All hardware listed below is compatible with IDNet.

Routers

These devices will only work with FTTP, GFast, Leased Lines & EtherWifi connections.

DSL Modem PPPoE Ethernet Ports WiFi 2.4Ghz WiFi 5+Ghz WiFi Standard
ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000
4x1Gbps Lan,
1x1Gbps Wan,
1x2.5Gbps Wan
1148Mbps 1x4804Mbps@5GHz,
1x4804Mbps@6GHz
AX
WiFi6e
Firewall, VPN Server, 2xUSB Ports (for File Sharing, Printer Sharing or 3G/4G dongle). Advanced parental controls. Game acceleration features.
Powered with Asus's AIMesh technology to allow for easy connection of other AiMesh nodes via App or admin webpage. Client support for the 6Ghz band is very limited, older devices can still use the 2.4 and 5Ghz bands.

Gaming router for use with our SuperFast & UltraFast services 5x1Gbps Ethernet Ports (4xLan + 1xWan) + 1x2.5Gbps Ethernet Wan Beamforming 1148Mbps 2.4Ghz Wireless + 4804Mbps 5Ghz + 4804Mbps 6Ghz Wireless AX (WiFi6e) Firewall 2xUSB Ports (for File Sharing, Printer Sharing or 3G/4G dongle)


ASUS RT-AX56U
4x1Gbps Lan,
1x1Gbps Wan
574Mbps 1201Mbps AX
WiFi6
Firewall, VPN Server, 2xUSB Ports (for File Sharing, Printer Sharing or 3G/4G dongle). Advanced parental controls.
Powered with Asus's AIMesh technology to allow for easy connection of other AiMesh nodes via App or admin webpage.

Router for use with our SuperFast & UltraFast services 5x1Gbps Ethernet Ports (4xLan + 1xWan) Beamforming 574Mbps 2.4Ghz Wireless + 1201Mbps 5Ghz Wireless AX (WiFi6) Firewall 2xUSB Ports (for File Sharing, Printer Sharing or 3G/4G dongle)


Modem/Routers

These devices will work with all our connections.

DSL Modem PPPoE Ethernet Ports WiFi 2.4Ghz WiFi 5Ghz WiFi Standard
TP-Link Archer VR600 v3
4x1Gbps Wan/Lan 300Mbps 1773Mbps AC
WiFi5
Firewall. 2xUSB Ports (for FTP, NAS, DLNA media server or 3G/4G dongle)
Co-works with TP-Link OneMesh products to create a flexible and cost-efficient Mesh network

Router for use with our SuperFast & UltraFast services Integrated ADSL/ADSL2+/VDSL2 modem & PPoE pass-through for FTTP/GFast/EtherWifi connections 4x1Gbps Ethernet Ports Beamforming 300Mbps 2.4Ghz Wireless + 1773Mbps 5Ghz Wireless AC (WiFi5) Firewall 2xUSB Ports (for FTP, NAS, DLNA media server or 3G/4G dongle)


ASUS DSL-AC55U
4x1Gbps Lan,
1x1Gbps Wan
300Mbps 867Mbps AC
WiFi5
Firewall. 1xUSB Ports (for File Sharing, Printer Sharing or 3G/4G dongle).
For UltraFast Extra best used with ethernet

Router for use with our SuperFast & UltraFast services Integrated ADSL/ADSL2+/VDSL2 modem & PPoE pass-through for FTTP/GFast/EtherWifi connections 5x1Gbps Ethernet Ports (4xLan + 1xWan) Beamforming 300Mbps 2.4Ghz Wireless + 867Mbps 5Ghz Wireless AC (WiFi5) Firewall 1xUSB Ports (for File Sharing, Printer Sharing or 3G/4G dongle)


Tenda V300
3x100Mbps Lan,
1x100Mbps Wan
300Mbps N
WiFi4
Firewall, Easy to configure modem only mode
For connections over 50Mbps best used with ethernet or connected to a separate mesh/wifi access point

Router for use with our SuperFast services (not suitable for UltraFast services) Integrated ADSL/ADSL2+/VDSL2 modem & PPoE pass-through for FTTP/GFast/EtherWifi connections 4x100Mbps Ethernet Ports 300Mbps 2.4Ghz Wireless (WiFi4) Firewall Best used with ethernet or connected to a separate mesh/wifi access point.


Asus DSL-N16
4x100Mbps Lan 300Mbps N
WiFi4
Firewall
For connections over 50Mbps best used with ethernet or connected to a separate mesh/wifi access point

Router for use with our SuperFast services (not suitable for UltraFast services) Integrated ADSL/ADSL2+/VDSL2 modem 4x100Mbps Ethernet Ports 300Mbps 2.4Ghz Wireless (WiFi4) Firewall


Modems

Suitable for FTTC & SoGEA services.
A device (such as wifi access point, router, PC or firewall) capable of handling the PPPoE will also be required.

DSL Modem PPPoE Ethernet Ports WiFi 2.4Ghz WiFi 5Ghz WiFi Standard
Comtrend 3030 Modem
1x100Mbps Lan N/A N/A N/A

This is a VDSL (FTTC) modem (similar to that previously provided on Openreach engineer installed FTTC connections) and requires a router/firewall capable of managing the PPPoE connection. This model is pre-installed with Openreach approved firmware which only allows for VDSL connectivity.

This is a VDSL (FTTC) modem (similar to that previously provided on Openreach engineer installed FTTC connections) and requires a router/firewall capable of managing the PPPoE connection. Please Note: This model is pre-installed with Openreach approved firmware which only allows for VDSL connectivity.

WiFi Mesh Systems

PPPoE Coverage Ethernet Ports WiFi 2.4Ghz WiFi 5Ghz WiFi Standard
Asus ZenWifi XT8 x 2
5,500 sq. ft. 1x2.5Gbps Wan,
3 x 1Gbps Lan
(per mesh point)
574Mbps 2x4800Mbps AX
WiFi6
Firewall USB port for 3g/4g dongle Powered with Asus's AIMesh technology to allow for easy connection of other AiMesh nodes via App or admin webpage.
Suitable for directly connecting to FTTP/GFast, no additional router is required. Highly recommended for UltraFast Extra

The ZenWiFi AX system consists of a pair of ASUS AX6600 WiFi 6 routers, featuring unique technologies that give you superfast, reliable and secure WiFi connections. Tri Band beamforming WiFi6 (2x5GHZ @ 4808Mbps, 1x2.4Ghz @ 574Mbps). A 2 pack will give coverage of approx 5,500 sq. ft.

Asus ZenWifi XD4 x 2
3,300 sq. ft. 1x1Gbps Wan,
1 x 1Gbps Lan
(per mesh point)
574Mbps 1201Mbps AX
WiFi6
Firewall Powered with Asus's AIMesh technology to allow for easy connection of other AiMesh nodes via App or admin webpage.
Suitable for directly connecting to FTTP/GFast, no additional router is required.

The ZenWiFi AX system consists of a pair of ASUS AX1800 WiFi 6 routers, featuring unique technologies that give you superfast, reliable and secure WiFi connections. Dual Band beamforming WiFi6 (5GHZ @ 1201Mbps, 2.4Ghz @ 574Mbps). A 2 pack will give coverage of approx 3,300 sq. ft.

Asus ZenWifi XD4 x 3
4,800 sq. ft. 1x1Gbps Wan,
1 x 1Gbps Lan
(per mesh point)
574Mbps 1201Mbps AX
WiFi6
Firewall Powered with Asus's AIMesh technology to allow for easy connection of other AiMesh nodes via App or admin webpage.
Suitable for directly connecting to FTTP/GFast, no additional router is required.

The ZenWiFi AX system consists of three ASUS AX1800 WiFi 6 routers, featuring unique technologies that give you superfast, reliable and secure WiFi connections. Dual Band beamforming WiFi6 (5GHZ @ 1201Mbps, 2.4Ghz @ 574Mbps). A 3 pack will give coverage of approx 4,800 sq. ft.

Tenda Nova MW6 x 2
4,000 sq. ft. 1x1Gbps Wan,
1 x 1Gbps Lan
(per mesh point)
300Mbps 867Mbps AC
WiFi5
The Tenda Nova MW6 is powered with true Mesh technology. Smart Auto-path Selection Technology ensures a robust wireless network and maximises the internet experience.
Requires Tenda App (iOS & Android) For Setup. Not recommended for UltraFast services.

The Tenda Nova MW6 is powered with true Mesh technology, a set of two units will cover a home up to 4,000 sq.ft with strong Wi-Fi signals. Smart Auto-path Selection Technology ensures a robust wireless network and maximises the internet experience. Simultaneous Dual Band Mu-MiMo beamforming WiFi (300Mbps 2.4Ghz + 867Mbps 5Ghz AC WiFi5) Requires Tenda App (iOS & Android) For Setup

Tenda Nova MW6 x 3
6,000 sq. ft. 1x1Gbps Wan,
1 x 1Gbps Lan
(per mesh point)
300Mbps 867Mbps AC
WiFi5
The Tenda Nova MW6 is powered with true Mesh technology. Smart Auto-path Selection Technology ensures a robust wireless network and maximises the internet experience.
Requires Tenda App (iOS & Android) For Setup. Not recommended for UltraFast services.

The Tenda Nova MW6 is powered with true Mesh technology, a set of three units will cover a home up to 6,000 sq.ft with strong Wi-Fi signals. Smart Auto-path Selection Technology ensures a robust wireless network and maximises the internet experience. Simultaneous Dual Band Mu-MiMo beamforming WiFi (300Mbps 2.4Ghz + 867Mbps 5Ghz AC WiFi5) Requires Tenda App For Setup

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