Over the weekend my router that was provided to my by my ISP went bust. After ringing my ISP they said it was most likely something to do with the power supply and that they would send out a new power unit.
But I thought I would take the opportunity to upgrade my router as in my house of two people, we have two laptops, a network drive, xbox, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and I want to extend it with a FreeNAS box.
I went out and bought a what I thought was a modem router but it turns out to just be a network router with no modem inbuilt. (Linksys E1500 Wireless N300 Cable Router with Speedboost).
So I don’t know if it is worth doing, taking back the router and swapping it for one that includes a modem or saving a bit of cash and plug the router into the router that I was given by my ISP. Is this compatible? Is it worth it will I get any upgrade on the network?