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Old 06-12-19, 07:01 AM
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Re: Best mesh Wi-Fi router system?

Just curious has anyone tried Google Wifi with ATT uverse yet? The Router/Modem combo they give you sucks and I was interested in trying something different but was not sure how well it works with Uverse.
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Old 06-12-19, 07:09 AM
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Re: Best mesh Wi-Fi router system?

Originally Posted by robin2099 View Post
Just curious has anyone tried Google Wifi with ATT uverse yet? The Router/Modem combo they give you sucks and I was interested in trying something different but was not sure how well it works with Uverse.
I've used it with their Fiber service but not their DSL, which was plug and play. It supports PPPoE so it shouldn't be an issue if you're on DSL and it that uses that.
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Old 07-05-19, 12:08 PM
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Re: Best mesh Wi-Fi router system?

So which one is better, Google Mesh or Orbi? Are these 2 compatible with Suddenlink 400GB Internet? I currently an Arris SBG7580AC which works okay but doesn't have a great reach of signal for the second floor of my house. Also, it has the infamous Puma 6 Chipset, which cause latency every now and then.
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Old 07-06-19, 08:38 AM
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Re: Best mesh Wi-Fi router system?

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So which one is better, Google Mesh or Orbi? Are these 2 compatible with Suddenlink 400GB Internet? I currently an Arris SBG7580AC which works okay but doesn't have a great reach of signal for the second floor of my house. Also, it has the infamous Puma 6 Chipset, which cause latency every now and then.
I would recommend orbi since you get a lot more control. With Google mesh, you are so limited and can't even select 2.4 or 5 ghz for a device. I would strongly suggest that you look at Google WiFi limitations to make sure you are ok with it and also that it doesn't have a problem with other products you are using, even Google ones.

Google mesh very frequently drops signal with my Google doorbell. I mean honestly.... Google has had cohesion between their products but i didn't realize this bad. The issue is because you can't change the band. I ended up throwing in a non Google router set to 2.4 just to connect to the Google doorbell and using the Google mesh for the rest of the house.
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Old 07-07-19, 12:05 PM
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Re: Best mesh Wi-Fi router system?

BTW, if anyone needs a good/cheap network switch, the price dropped (back in May) on this one to $17.99 for 8 port/unmanaged. I just noticed it dropped.

www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001EVGIYG

I got one when it was $24, and just ordered another one.
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