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Wed, Sep 21, 2022 8:47 PM

Mesh router for use with AT&T fiber router gateway

I need to connect my IP phone to a satellite unit of a mesh router using my AT&T fiber internet.  But, my router is on the first floor and my office on the 2nd floor.  I was told a mesh router is the answer?  Is the TP-Link X55 overkill for my needs?  I just need to plug my phone from the internet output into the router satellite via an ethernet cable, but it has to be an Internet input, or so I am told.  I have an Ooma VoiP business line.  Any advice would be appreciated.

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3 months ago

We're here to help you with your network, @daku1217!


Since you are asking about third party equipment, that makes it outside of our scope of assistance and expertise. If you would like further assistance, we suggest using our AT&T Hometech Protection for support with your electronics and networking concerns.


Let us know if you have any further questions. Thank you for being a part of our AT&T Community!


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tonydi

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3 months ago

Yeah, if you just need to connect that one device then a mesh system probably is overkill.  Since you didn't mention wifi signal issues in your office then maybe just a plain extender with an Ethernet port would do the job.

If you're a fan of TP-Link stuff maybe look at this one.  Get if from someplace with a good return policy so if it doesn't work out (wifi is so completely unpredictable) you can send it back and try something else.

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