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Verizon Router/Own Route

I currently have Fios internet/phone, but not TV service.

I use my own router ever since the other one died on us years ago. I use a higher end router that is needed for a few things, including the extra range of course, and really don't wish to use one of those actiontec ones.

I was told I will need verizon's router for the TV service due to some features needing it. I was directed to this guide here: (»Verizon Online FiOS FAQ »Can I use my wireless or an extra router along with the Verizon provided router? ) about stringing together both routers.

Our home computers are used for HEAVY amounts of Torrenting/games, and was wondering if performance could be hindered. Also wondering if the provided routers have improved at all? I have had nothing but trouble with our original years back and hated every second of it (mostly port issues and range).


More Fiber
West Chester, PA
If you don't have FIOS-TV, there is no reason you need the VZ router.

It's not clear from your post, if you're thinking of getting TV service. If so, I would recommend putting the Actiontec behind your router. See option 6 or 7 here:
»Verizon Online FiOS FAQ »What are the tradeoffs between the various router configurations
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