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    • geordiepaul2001
    • By geordiepaul2001 2nd Jul 17, 9:51 AM
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    Any origin broadband customers
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    • 2nd Jul 17, 9:51 AM
    Any origin broadband customers 2nd Jul 17 at 9:51 AM
    Hi all,

    I've just went to switch to the Origin Broadband deal but I've been faced with three options when it comes to which router I want.
    I was going with Origin for the price of paying up front and don't want to have to pay £90 - £125 for a router if I don't need to.

    The kids use the wifi for youtube on their mobiles, internet on the desktop computer. We use it mainly for downloading tv via sky and catchup services.

    Is the free router going to be capable of this or do I need to look elsewhere?

    Paul
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    • By nojnojnoj 7th Jul 17, 2:33 AM
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    • 7th Jul 17, 2:33 AM
    Be wary
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    • 7th Jul 17, 2:33 AM
    Hi

    May I suggest you use extreme caution before signing with Origin broadband. If you use the search term Origin broadband complaints in google and click on the trust pilot reviews, you will get an idea of the current problems people are facing. Unfortunately I failed to read these first and I am now committed to 12 months and have had no end of problems and still waiting for an acknowledgement to my complaint from 3 weeks ago.

    In terms of your question, the standard router supplied is an Asus, however the model is prone to drop outs as reviews of the model again on google will show (sorry at work and dont have the model number) and I regularly lose internet connection, so far about a dozen times in the 6 weeks of service. Wireless is fine albeit not as good as any other standard router I have had with other suppliers.

    Good luck if you do choose to use this provider!
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