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List of compatible and NOT compatible NBN FTTB/FTTN modems

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In case you want to know if your modem/router is compatible or not compatible with NBN FTTB/FTTN service, feel free to check details below.

Source: https://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/fttn_registered_modem_router#vdsl2_modem_routers_isp_setting

 

Working basic modem/routers with VOIP port

These modems are useful to use in "bridge" mode to a separate router with more advanced features.

Model: ASUS DSL-AC52U
Status: Working after configuration. See: whrl.pl/ReDlPT
Chipset: Mediatek MT7510
RSP providing: None
Features: AC750, 4-port Gigabit
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
How to Bridge: /forum-replies.cfm?t=2548930
VDSL Annex:
Street Price: $130+

Model: Billion 8900X R3
Status: Working
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63168
Features: 4-port Gigabit, 1 USB2, 3G/4G
Bridge Mode Available: yes
VDSL Annex:
Street Price: $200 plus

Model: Billion 8700NEXL R2
Status: Working after configuration, see whrl.pl/ReQwdr
Chipset: BCM63381
Features: N300, 4-port 10/100, 1 USB
VDSL Annex:
Street Price: $119

Model: D-Link DSL-G225
Status: Working see whrl.pl/ReP1yR
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63381
Features: N300, Gigabit WAN, 4-port 10/100, 1 USB2
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
VDSL Annex: A and B (profile up to 17a). See D-Link > DSL-G225 > Downloads > Datasheet (pdf)
Street Price: $79

Model: DrayTek Vigor130
Status: Confirmed working whrl.pl/ReFDFz , Vigor130 supports VDSL2 Vectoring with firmware version 3.7.5
Chipset: Lantiq
Features: 1-port Gigabit
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
How to Bridge: whrl.pl/ReFE1Q
VDSL Annex: A and B (VDSL2 Profile: 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d, 12a, 12b, 17a, 30a. VDSL Band Plan: 997, 998.).
Street Price: $120

Model: Linksys X6200.
Status: Working for some (whrl.pl/ReBfmd) but not for others (whrl.pl/ReHrFq and /archive/2559794)
Chipset: Realtek RTL8685
Features: AC750, 4-port Gigabit, 1 USB2
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
Notes: As of March 2017 1.0.00.018 firmware the Quick Start allows GUI based TPG FTTB VDSL setup with VLAN Tag 2. Confirmed to work, connected at full 100/40 speed. Obviously this means old retail stock will need to be manually patched with firmware 1.0.00.018 downloaded using mobile data/different modem to be able to connect to TTG FTTB VDSL.
VDSL Annex: A only, see whrl.pl/ReP0dH
Street Price: $189

Model:Netgear DM200
Status: Working with firmware 1.0.0.36 whrl.pl/ReH9e8
Chipset: Lantiq VRX220 (VR9)
Features: 1-port 10/100
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
VDSL Annex:
Street Price: $79

Model: TP-Link Archer VR200v v2
Status: Working (VoIP requires provider who will give you the settings) /archive/2617030#r53362002 /archive/2529305#r52931350
Chipset: Lantiq GRX330/VRX318
Features: AC750, 4-port Gigabit, 2 x VoIP FXS, 2 x USB2, DECT
Bridge Mode Available: ?
VDSL Annex:
Street Price: $140

Model: TP-Link TD-W9977
Status: Working see whrl.pl/ReOVfP
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63381
Firmware:
Features: N300, 4-port Gigabit
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
VDSL Annex:
Street Price: $89

 

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NBN™ registered FTTN/FTTB Modem/Routers (no VoIP port)

Model: D-Link DSL-2877AL
Status: Sync issues with latest firmware, a few working without problems. See D-link response here 09/05/2016.
RSP providing: SkyMesh (discontinued), Gnet.Live
Chipset: Mediatek MT7510/MT7511
Firmware: 1.00.13AU see
Features: AC750, 4-port 10/100, 2 USB2
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
Street Price: $90-130

Model: D-Link DSL-2885A
Status: Working fine, see here. Sync issue, see here
Chipset: Realtek RTL8685
Firmware:
RSP providing: Barefoot, Mate Communicate (discontinued)
Features: AC1200, 4-port Gigabit, 1 USB2
Street Price: $179

Model: Netcomm NF10W
Status: Reportedly syncs lower than BCM63168 on same line see whrl.pl/ReO5Y6
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63381
Firmware(s):
RSP Providing: Exetel (discontinued), Aussie Broadband (discontinued), HarbourISP
Features: N300, 4-port 10/100, 2 USB2
Bridge Mode Available: Yes. Config required /archive/2488180#r49996008
Street Price: $95-130

Model:Netcomm NF8AC
Status: Working on VDSL/FTTB /forum-replies.cfm?t=2523433
Chipset: BCM63168D0 ??
Firmware(s): v21 : May 2017
RSP providing: Activ8me via Opticomm, Mate Communicate, Skymesh (discontinued), Aussie Broadband
Bridge Mode Available: Yes. See http://support.netcommwireless.com/sm/self-help/nf8ac/nf8ac-bridge-mode-setup-guide
Features: AC1600, 4-port giga, giga WAN, USB2*2
Street Price: $149 from Mate Communicate, $146 from Kogan

Model: Sagemcom F@St 4315
Chipset: BCM63381B0, MIPS: 600MHz, DDR: 400MHz, Bus: 300MHz
Firmware(s): 9.17 (6/15), 9.35 (8/15)
RSP Providing: Belong
Bridge Mode Available: Yes (Belong)
Features: 4-port 10/100, N300
Street Price: No retail ($60 via Belong)

Model: TP-Link TD-W9970
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63381
Firmware: 0.9.1 2.5 v0025.0 Build 150831 Rel.61883n. see 160403 firmware is reported stable, whilst the latest firmware may cause sync loss/ drop-outs.
RSP providing: boombroadband
Features: N300, 4-port 10/100, 1 USB2
Bridge Mode Available: Yes see, cannot disable NAT see, supports vlan tagged traffic. Configuration guide for normal and bridge modes (PDF)
Street Price: $90 (Officeworks still sells this old model)

Model: Cisco C867VAE-W, note: this is different to the original 867VAE
Chipset: BCM63268E
Firmware:
RSP providing: Internode (business plan)
Features: N150, 3x 10/100 & 2x Gigabit, 1 USB2
Street Price: $800+ ($399 via Internode)

 

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Working older models

Some may have previously been provided/registered by RSPs for FTTN/FTTB.

Model: Huawei HG658
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63168
Firmware(s):
RSP Providing: TPG, iPrimus
Features: N300, 4-pt 10/100, 1 x VoIP FXS, 1 USB2
Bridge Mode Available: yes after config : /forum-replies.cfm?t=2266152
Street Price: No retail

Model: iiNet Budii Lite
Status: Working. Needs latest firmware /archive/2488180#r49645229
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63168V
Firmware(s): BudiiLite1300
RSP Providing: iiNet
Features: AC1200, 4-port Gigabit, 1 USB, 1 x VoIP FXS, DECT
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
Street Price: No retail (former price – iinet $139)

Model: iiNet TG-1
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63168
Firmware(s): 15.53
RSP Providing: iiNet, Internode
Features: N300, 4-port Gigabit, 1 x VOIP FXS, 1 FXO, 2 USB2
Bridge Mode Available: Yes (/forum-replies.cfm?t=2472057&p=3#r42)
Street Price: No retail ($89 iiNet)

Model: Netgear DGND3700 v1, note: applies to v1 only, v2 chipset cannot support VDSL.
Status: Working with custom firmware, see: /forum-replies.cfm?t=2488180#r11
Chipset: Broadcom 6368
RSP providing: None
Features:
Bridge Mode Available: Yes, RFC1483 only (For L2 Bridge See:- /forum-replies.cfm?t=1680230&p=24 )
Street Price: old model

Model: FRITZ!Box 7390
Status: Working. Some at full speeds /forum-replies.cfm?t=2483992 others at slower speeds /forum-replies.cfm?t=2466957
Chipset: ikanos
Firmware(s): 06.30
RSP Providing: N/A
Features: N450, 4-port Gigabit, USB2, 2 FXS, DECT
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
Street Price: N/A. No longer available, see 7490 above.

Model: Billion BiPAC 8800AXL
Status: Working
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63168
RSP providing: None
Features: AC1600, USB2, DLNA, EWAN, Gigabit ports
Bridge Mode Available: Yes
Street Price: old model

 

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NOT working FTTN/FTTB Modem/Routers

Model: Audiocodes MP-264
Status: Issue obtaining sync, previously seems to have been reported working on FTTP
RSP providing: iprimus, Dodo
Chipset: Lantiq
Firmware:
Features: N300, 4-port Gigabit, 2 x VoIP FXS, 2 USB2o
Bridge Mode Available:
Street Price: No retail

Model: TP-Link TD-W9980
Status: Not working /forum-replies.cfm?t=2491733
Works with TPG's own FTTB product
Chipset: Lantiq VRX268
Features: N600, 2 USB2
Street Price: $150

Model: D-Link DSL-2870B Dual Band Wireless N750 Gigabit VDSL2+/ADSL2+ Modem Router
Status: Will not work with Australian NBN VDSL due to inconsistent VDSL behaviour. Firmware upgrade is not possible. Confirmed by D-Link.

Model: Cisco 867VAE, note: this is different to the new C867VAE models
Status: Syncs but then drops out straight away. Cisco is now selling the updated model in its place, see whrl.pl/ReWGkd
Chipset: BCM6368
Firmware: A2pv6C039t.d25c
Features:
Street Price:

Model: Planet VDR301-N
Status: Issues obtaining sync, long sync training times, issues maintaining sync once achieved. Works with Planet's own DSLAMs and possibly others. Suspect similar issues to those with the D-Link 2885A.
RSP providing: Unknown
Chipset: Realtek
Firmware: Unknown
Features: N300, 4x 100mbit LAN, 1x 1000mbit WAN, VDSL2 w/ Vectoring.
Street Price: No retail

 

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Unknown FTTN/FTTB Modem/Routers

Model: AVM FRITZ!Box 7590
Status: ? see whrl.pl/ReQoNy
Chipset: Intel/Lantiq GRX550/VRX518
Features: AC2600, 4-port Gigabit, 2x VoIP FXS, 2 USB3, DECT
Bridge mode available:
Street Price: Not yet released (ETA Q3,17)

Model: Netgear Nighthawk D7000v2
Status: ? see whrl.pl/ReYVQ6
Chipset: Intel/Lantiq GRX550/VRX318
Features: AC1900, 4-port Gigabit, 1 USB3, 1 USB2
Bridge mode available:
Street Price: $359

Model: TP-Link Archer VR400
Status: ?
Chipset: Broadcom BCM63168
Features: AC1200, 1x Gigabit, 3x 10/100, 1 USB2
Street Price: $149

 

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