Has the Router got to be close to the BT master so

  GBL 14:12 20 Mar 11
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Hi, my current home set up is as it always has been in that my Router, and Modem before that are three phone sockets away from the BT Master socket, I have phone sockets in all rooms although now most are redundant.
I use Homeplug adapters for use with my Foxsat box to view iPlayer, when required.
I have not experienced any problems that I am aware of.
I am considering going for BT Infinity but see that they install the Router close to the master socket, this will mean that I will either have to use Homeplugs for my computer or go wireless. Does the Router really need to be that close or after installation can I move it??

  woodchip 15:19 20 Mar 11

No, My Router is about 100 foot away from router. I am on TalkTalk about 1.5 miles from Exchange and get about 7 meg on a 8 meg connection, and that is wireless

  GBL 16:08 20 Mar 11

So I assume that after the engineer has set up Infinity I can move the router when he has gone.

  john bunyan 16:31 20 Mar 11

I am using a Belkin N+ wireless router, Pipex / Tiscali. The Router is upstairs (better for wi fi) with ethernet to desktop alongside and wifi to a laptop. No difference in 6.5 Mgps speed (Up to 8 contract) between direct wiring to main BT socket or the upstairs extension on a 25 m lead. All outlets have filters.

  GBL 19:04 20 Mar 11
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Thanks to all, I might just go for it and see.

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