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will Southern Walk be upgraded to the new fios wifi6 router?

Discussion in 'Southern Walk Announcements' started by signifer, May 13, 2020.

  1. signifer

    signifer Member

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    It looks like Verizon fios is now providing a new wifi 6 router with fios service.
    https://www.verizon.com/home/fios-fastest-internet/ (scroll down to near the bottom of the page)

    Will we get the upgraded router to replace the old ones we have?

    What needs to be done to get upgraded?
     
  2. Excelsior

    Excelsior Southern Walk||IMPERIUM IN IMPERIO||

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    Good question to ask the Board at next Virtual Board meeting.
     
  3. signifer

    signifer Member

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    I'm hoping they monitor this forum.
     
  4. flynnibus

    flynnibus Well-Known Member Forum Staff

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    Not specific to SouthernWalk... but FIOS in the past wouldn't proactively upgrade equipment. I wouldn't be holding my breath...

    Previously I would hope to get a promo that included a service upgrade and hope to get the new device in the package deal.
     
  5. Capricorn1964

    Capricorn1964 Well-Known Member

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    I doubt they will with a current contract in place and it probably would cost Verizon a lot to swap everything out. I wouldn’t hold my breath on that. It would depend upon what’s in the contract the HOA has with them.
     
  6. signifer

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    I have no idea what's in the contract and I believe it is hard to see the contract. I would like to believe there is some sort of tech upgrade clause. In any event, it would be nice to know.

    I found this, it says the new router costs $15 to rent, I think the routers we have are $10 to rent. Wifi extenders are $10 to rent.

    https://www.verizon.com/about/news/verizon-fios-internet-customers-new-router
     

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