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KMacK
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Upgrade from MI424-WR

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Hey everybody, I was just wondering if Verizon has released any kind of newer internet gateway (combination modem and router) or will be anytime soon? I would really like to have wireless N capability, but I really don't wan't to spend all the money to get a separate modem and router from Linksys. (of course) If anybody has any kind of info on a new modem/router release, please let me know asap! Thankyou.
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HenryFarpolo
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The MI424-WR next gen is the newest router being used by Verizon. Here is the link;

 

http://www.actiontec.com/products/product.php?pid=189

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All of the new Verizon routers that will be coming out are still wireless G. They will hopefully be available by the end of this year.
dalhectar
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2 options.

 

Either you can turn your Actiontec into a bridge and use your own Wireless N router.  You'll not only get N wireless, but get faster speed for situations that the Actiontec tends to choke on like bitorrent.

 

OR

 

Disable the actiontec router's 802.11g  and use the wireless N router of your choice as an access point.

 

Your choice.

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