Best Broadband Router

  midnighter 10:15 02 Oct 08
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Got broadband with virgin looking to set up home network. Any one know what the best and most straighforward is? Looking for one that is secure and straighforward out the box. Thanks

  oldbeefer2 10:48 02 Oct 08

Whew - there's a huge choice, and I guess you will get numerous people giving their preferred product. For starters, I am very happy with my Speedtouch ST 585 - easy to set up and a reliable connection with good wireless range.

  chub_tor 11:04 02 Oct 08

I've had a Netgear DG834 for years and it's never missed a beat. Updated the firmware on request two or three times with no problem.

  cocteau48 11:19 02 Oct 08

Whichever one you go for try to ascertain beforehand that it will give you your line stats in full. My Belkin,although it works fine,does not allow me to access my SNR margin or line attenuation stats which can be a problem if you are trying to sort out issues with your ISP.

  Daiol 11:23 02 Oct 08

Hi,been using Belkin for a number of years good wireless connections easy to setup'thats a lot to think about'as said there are numerous ones out there,good luck anyway.

  jimv7 13:02 02 Oct 08

Contact virgin, they may even send you 1 free if you ask.

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