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FTTP and mesh network

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I have a Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) NBN connection with a TP-Link Archer C1200 attached.

1. Is the Archer C1200 a ROUTER ONLY or a Modem/Router?

2. If it is router only, can I remove it and attach a Mesh Network device (TP-Link DecoM5, Google WiFi) directly to the NBN Connection Box?


Many thanks.


Hi  RBM59,


Welcome to the Community!


1. The TP-Link Archer C1200 is a router only device and is used by our NBN FTTP customers.


2. Based on our research you can setup a PPPoE connection using Google WiFi. This means that once you're able to set it, your Google WiFi that can be directly connected to the NBN Connection box can connect to the internet without the need to use the C1200 device. With regards to the TP-Link DecoM5, we are unable to check if you can setup a PPPoE for it but if it can, then there should be no issues using it.