| ||Ask HN: Where can I buy a non-Chinese ONT/ONU/GPON router/modem?|
7 points by nochineserouter 9 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 8 comments |
|Hi HN. I'm living in Africa right now, and in my particular city, all of the home internet is fibre. Specifically, each and every apartment/home gets an actual fibre line that comes in and terminates in some sort of Huawei/other-chinese-brand WiFi router.|
I do not trust Chinese hardware that connects to the internet, so I want to purchase my own device.
I am having trouble, though. Looking on US Amazon I can find almost nothing and the little that I do find, is Chinese. It seems as though Netgear, Linksys, etc do not make hardware that connects directly to fibre.
I feel like I'm doing something wrong. I feel like I'm not typing in the right thing, or looking in the right place. Surely there must be some sort of fibre->ethernet-jack hardware out there, to which I can connect to my own WiFi router (preferably running OpenWRT or something), right? I remember when I lived in the US, there were a zillion "cable modem/cable modem-router" options on Amazon.
I managed to find only this https://www.d-link.co.za/product/dpn-101g/ but I can't find out where to buy one. What am I doing wrong?
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