home networking

  1. powermzii

    Mesh vs Dedicated APs

    We are finally getting Fibre in the complex in the next few months and am trying to plan out a small home network. House is a double story flat with bedrooms upstairs and living areas downstairs with combined floorspace of about 190sqm Currently I have Telkom LTE-A running off a Huawei B618...
  2. M

    Home Network Installers

    Hey everyone, I am installing FTTH 100/100 through Vumatel at my home. I am looking for installers to install a home network. Someone who can also possibly advise as to how to achieve the best speeds and who also has experience in setting up a media system :-) Below is what I need ...
  3. K

    Router in Bridge mode vs Switch

    Hi. I currently have a Asus DSL-AC68U downstairs, and have a cat5e cable running upstairs. Just need to decide what device to connect it to for wifi and wired devices. I'm thinking the ASUS RT-AC87U, for its great wifi range and 802.11ac support. Can anyone suggest a better device ( needs...
  4. K

    Home network setup help

    I need help please! I have VERY limited knowledge on networks. I have the following setup: In the study I have a "Routerboard" non wi-fi router supplied by Smartvillage which provides my internet connection. I have connected an oldish telkom router into that to supply wifi in the study and...
  5. S

    Suggest hardware & topology for my home network

    Hi All, So I'm finalizing my home network, and have a few avenues that I can go down. My current setup is a combination of new and old. Everything is 100Mbps or 802.11g. Here's a rough description: An Edimax ADSL router is wired to the WAN port of a Linksys WRT54G (think something around...
  6. P

    Billion Router 400G + Switch = :-(

    Hi there, Does anybody know why the following would not work... I have setup a Billion 400G router (IP: 192.168.1.2), which connects via a telkom line. Connected to it is one printer 192.168.1.60 and one laptop 192.168.1.201 using normal ethernet cables, as well as other guest laptops...
  7. M

    Belkin N150 Router + ZTE modem + iPod Touch

    Hi guys, Need your help on this one. Im running a Windows 7 laptop connected to a Belkin N150 ADSL router. There is no ADSL however, I want to share my laptops internet connection (via ZTE K4505-Z) so im able to connect with the iPod. Internet sharing is on (for the LAN, which im...
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