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    What is needed for the google wifi to work? What is the monthly fee?   (5 Answers)

    By Lumpy November 28, 2016.

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      You still need to buy high speed internet from the local ISP of your choice so the monthly fee I believe you are asking about is the fee for internet access and that is paid to whatever internet service provider you are already using. This device is simply a new wireless router made by Google that you use with your existing modem and existing internet service (Google or otherwise) to spread your wifi signal evenly throughout your house. They are not selling the actual internet SERVICE from Google here- you can use this with the internet service you already have or if Google internet service is available in your area, you could of course choose to use this with Google internet service (although you'd have to pay the purchase price of this router plus the monthly fee for whatever Google (or other brand) internet service plan you choose. I think this is what you were asking about regarding a monthly fee as it seems that likely due to the name of this device, a number of people seem to think that this device also includes internet service when in fact it is a new router to use with your existing internet service or the internet service you order separately. I hope this answers your question.

      By Andrew December 9, 2016.

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      I HAVE COMCAST MODEM WITH INTEGRATED WI-FI ROUTER CAN I USE THIS TO EXTEND MY COMCAST WI-FI SIGNAL OR RANGE ?   (7 Answers)

      By SYED December 7, 2016.

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        Yes you can. No need to yell.

        By jayteescout February 17, 2017.

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        Our Office is 1500 Sq Ft, Being that OnHub and Google Wifi both cover this amount of space, which is the better device to go with?   (5 Answers)

        By LandryMediaYouTube November 25, 2016.

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          The Asus On-Hub is on sale and works great. You can also expand it with the Google Wifi further down the road.

          By Robert December 2, 2016.

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          Does this system work with Comcast since they only take certain routers?   (5 Answers)

          By Sj November 16, 2016.

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            It should, I ordered one myself and I'm on Comcast. Any router will work with Comcast, your big thing is going to be getting a compatible Modem. You can see their list of approved modems here: https://mydeviceinfo.xfinity.com/ I currently use the Arris SURFboard SB6183 and have had no issues. But my router isn't that good and I think Google's mesh network will help greatly.

            By jda7165 November 18, 2016.

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            I live in a 3 story townhouse. I only use the 2nd and 3rd floor, so is it better for me just to purchase the 1or 3 pack for good connection?   (5 Answers)

            By Curious July 17, 2017.

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              No way to tell without actual tests. If you're concerned about getting the best possible signal, get the 3 pack.

              By sunacres July 18, 2017.

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            Can I use this with a combination modem/wifi router from my ISP?   (4 Answers)

            By Anonymous July 13, 2017.

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              This is a router so yes, connect to your modem directly.

              By Jose July 13, 2017.

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            Can I use this with my existing router?   (2 Answers)

            By Hose June 13, 2017.

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              No. The Google WiFi IS a router, and can also be used as an extender but only with other Google WiFi units.

              By Kygomez June 14, 2017.

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            Can I used this to Extend to a non-Wifi Device? I Have a Audio Receiver that's Ethernet only, Can I use this to connect to my existing Wifi and then use the Lan port to extent to my Receiver?   (4 Answers)

            By Lathin December 6, 2016.

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              Yes. You can use the LAN port to connect to a non-WiFi device via ethernet (like a receiver).

              By LLcdPH December 19, 2016.

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              Hi, Will this work with an old linksys befcmu10 modem? Thanks   (2 Answers)

              By Brew July 11, 2017.

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                The router should work with any modem. I have not had any issues and have used mine with 3 different cable modems and one Fiber connection.

                By Troggie July 11, 2017.

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              By Anonymous June 29, 2017.

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                This is a wireless router. It would connect up to an existing cable, telephony, DSL, or VDSL (fiber) modem.

                By FeyBBY June 29, 2017.

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