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connecting another router to a fios ont

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is it possible for me to connect another router to a fios ont for another area of my house

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While I do not or ever have had FIOS, no.

 

You can however, convert the second router to act as if it was only a networking hub/switch/WAP. See REFs

 

https://www.dslreports.com/faq/12506

 

https://www.dslreports.com/faq/11233

 

 

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Re: connecting another router to a fios ont

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Only one router can be connected to the ONT.

 

That said, you can expand wired and wireless coverage by a variety of methods.  If you describe the problem you're trying to solve, the model of router you have and what connections (if any) are present between the locations, I or others here can most likely give you some specific advice.

 

Enjoy!

 

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