What Are Some FiOS-Compatible Routers?

What Are Some FiOS-Compatible Routers?

The D-Link DI-624, the Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400, the Linksys E4200 Maximum Performance Dual-Band Wireless-N Router, and the Actiontec MI424WR Verizon FiOS router are popular FiOS-compatible routers, as of 2015. In most cases, users must set the Verizon FiOS modem to Bridge Mode to allow compatibility.

D-Link's router is a high-speed wireless desktop router. It has a maximum indoor range of 328 feet and an outdoor range of 1310 feet. It has a transfer rate of 104 Mbps, with its older model having a transfer rate of 54 Mbps. It features firewall protection, IP address and URL filtering, and domain blocking.

The Netgear router supports true dual-band with a fast wireless performance and long range. It supports an USB hard drive for external storage, and also has several handy features such as guest zone and traffic meter.

The Linksys router has six internal antennas and theoretically has a maximum speed of 450 Mbps – the fastest wireless speed in the industry. It uses three antennas for the 2.4-GHz band and the other three for the 5-GHz band. The E4200 has four Gigabit Ethernet ports, a WAN/Internet port, and one USB port.

The Actiontec is the most popular router used in Verizon FiOS homes. It claims the industry's first dual-core 64-bit processor and supports speeds up to 130 Mbps. It also comes with a customizable firewall, intrusion detection and parental controls. It has eight input and output channels.