Does NETGEAR work with Optus?
Does NETGEAR work with Optus?
This article provides support information for modems that have been approved by Optus for use on our network….
|CURRENTLY SUPPLIED BY OPTUS|
|Netgear MR1100||Netgear MR1100 support page|
|Netgear AC800S||Quick Start Guide|
How do I set up my Optus Netgear modem?
Get the power adapter for your Optus Netgear cable modem and connect one end to the device and the other to a power socket. Switch it on. Attach the end of the supplied coaxial cable from your wall socket to the cable modem’s Cable port. It may take up to 20 minutes for the modem to finish syncing.
Can I use a different modem with Optus?
If you’d like to keep your existing modem, router or dual device to connect to Optus nbn, then you’ll need to find out from the manufacturer whether it’s capable of supporting nbn speeds. Optus will send you a new WiFi modem that allows you to connect multiple devices to the internet when you sign up for an nbn bundle.
Can I use any router with Optus nbn?
So you might be wondering if you need to buy a fancy new modem router to join the nbn. Unfortunately there’s no one-size-fits-all answer here, so it’s best to check with your modem router manufacturer. If you own a relatively new Optus modem then it’s highly likely you won’t need to buy any new equipment.
What do I do with my old Optus modem?
Modem (except 5G models): We proudly launched our new Modem Recycling program in 2020 which enables Optus customers to recycle all old Optus modems (except 5G models) in any of our retail stores. We invite you to bring in any unwanted modems and cables to any ‘yes’ Optus Shop for recycling. It is that easy.
How do I setup my Optus modem with nbn?
Grab the Ethernet cable with yellow connectors. Connect one end of the cable to the yellow Ethernet Port on your shiny new modem and the other to the back of your computer. If NBN Co. connect your address using NBN Fibre to the Basement or Node, you’ll connect your Optus modem to the NBN wall socket.
How do I connect my Optus modem to the internet?
Why is my Optus modem not working?
Remove the power cable from the back of your modem for 60 seconds, then plug it back in. After approximately 2 minutes the lights on the modem should settle into a stable pattern. If restarting your modem didn’t work, go to the next step. Check whether your modem’s Internet light is on/blinking.
Do Optus lock their modems?
Optus Modem Optus modems are not locked, but they may not work with other providers.
Can any modem work with any provider?
In fact, your modem isn’t even like your router. Although your router will work no matter who your internet service provider is, your modem may not. Your modem will only work with a given set of ISPs. As a result, you need to be really careful when picking out a modem.
Is Netgear Compatible with NBN?
For most NBN connections, you can use any NETGEAR router or mesh system connected to your Internet service provider (ISP) supplied modem or gateway, or connected to your Ethernet wall port.
Is Netgear Nighthawk compatible with NBN?
You now need to plug your NETGEAR Nighthawk D7000 modem into your nbn™ device using an RJ-45 Ethernet cable.
Does Optus take back old modems?
We proudly launched our new Modem Recycling program in 2020 which enables Optus customers to recycle all old Optus modems (except 5G models) in any of our retail stores. We invite you to bring in any unwanted modems and cables to any ‘yes’ Optus Shop for recycling. It is that easy.
Do you have to return Optus modem?
If you are required to return the 5G modem, it needs to be returned in good working order within 30 days. If it’s not returned in good working order within 30 days, you may be charged a non-return/damage fee or the Remaining Device Payment Fee for the modem, depending on which plan you’re on.
Can I use my existing modem for NBN?
Unfortunately, if your current modem router doesn’t have the necessary Ethernet WAN port, you will need to buy an Ethernet router before you can use your new nbn™ connection.
Why is my Optus Internet not working?
If you’re experiencing network issues, head to Check Network Status > Outages, to see any planned, or unplanned outages in your area. You can find out more information about our mobile network and coverage here.
What lights should be on Optus modem?
Connection light display
|Solid / blinking red||• There is no connection to the nbn network • Message us or call 133 937 for help|
|Blinking blue||• The Device is in the process of setting up • Wait for the light to turn steady blue then test your internet connection|
|Solid blue||• The Device is connected|
What lights should be flashing on my Optus modem?
The LAN light should be blinking blue to indicate a connection to your Optus modem-router or other external router.