linksys WAG54G - is it ADSL 2+ for Talk Talk

  luthier 13:36 04 Oct 07

I currently get my broadband from Orange and phone from BT but am thinking of changing to Talk Talk for a bundled service. The local exchange is LLU enabled - so it's only £16.39. My existing wireless modem/router is a Linksys WAG54G which I'm very happy with. However I note on the Talk Talk website click here that they suggest it should be a ADSL2+. Does anyone know if my existing modem is ADSL2+ or would I have to buy Talk Talk's wireless modem/router? I've tried looking at the specs on the Linksys website but it doesn't mention ADSL2+.
Any assistance would be greatfully received.

  luthier 15:55 04 Oct 07


  sunny staines 16:15 04 Oct 07

have you tried phoning the 24 hour freephone linskys helpline,

  luthier 16:27 04 Oct 07

No I haven't - I suppose that's the obvious step which I hadn't thought of. I'll try and locate it on their website. Thanks for the suggestion.

  Dipso 16:42 04 Oct 07

Check which version you have V2 and V3 definitely are click here

  Dipso 16:52 04 Oct 07

I got the info from the data sheet by the way. If you can't find a mention of ADSL2+ look for G.992.5

  luthier 16:59 04 Oct 07

Thanks - I'll check the version when I get home tonight

  sunny staines 17:29 04 Oct 07

Lynksys 0800 0261418.

number should be in the box.

  luthier 19:58 05 Oct 07

Thanks to both of you for your suggestions. I contacted Linkys tonight and they confirm my version v1.2 is not compatible. Looks like a new one then!

  woodchip 20:30 05 Oct 07

I have changed to talktalk and they said my 3Com Modem Router would not run. load of rubbish. It works just like it would with another ISP.

PS the Modem they supplied would not run,They sent another. So I have a spare that I have not tried

  Stuartli 09:00 06 Oct 07

As ADSL2+ is up to 24MB, I can't understand TT's advice in such cases - the fastest service it provides at present is "up to 8MB".

I had an ADSL2+ modem router in any case, but a standard Speedtouch 330 USB modem returned the same speeds as the modem router when used with a friend's laptop on my line.

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