If you already have a modem, then you might be able to use it for your naked Voyager internet connection instead of buying or renting a new one from us. This page describes what you need to know about using your own router with Voyager.

Third Party BYO Modem/Router Requirements

Before you begin:

  • If you also need our Voice services (VoIP), then we can only provide support for our retailed routers. If you have any questions about this, please feel free to send us an email ( or give us a call on 0800 4SPEED.
  • Different connection technologies like VDSL or Fibre have different technical requirements. Search the internet for your current modem, model number and firmware version to find it's technical specifications or consult the user manual if you still have it to hand. Then use this spec sheet to ensure your modem meets the technical requirements for your new Voyager internet connection.
  • If your router was originally provided by another Internet Service Provider, then they may have applied some restrictions that make it difficult for the router to be used elsewhere.
  • Whilst we are very familiar with our own Voyager supplied routers, our ability to support 3rd party modems is limited and on a best efforts basis. We recommend choosing the Voyager modem if you're not sure, plus we'll pre-configure it for you. Our Voyager standard modem rental is $10 a month or you can purchase it for $199 (inc GST). Click here to submit your rental or purchase request.
  • Your router will need to support "VLAN Tagging" for our VDSL & Fibre services (although you can opt to disable it for our Fibre services, we do not recommend this).

Basic requirements for each connection type:

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UFB (Fibre)




Some common routers customers have connected to our network:

Please note: We can not guarantee the full compatibility of the following routers. We recommend referring to the retailer or the manufacturer's support information if you have any concerns.

Apple Airport ExtremeNONOYES (UN-TAGGED)
Fritz!Box 7360/7390/7490YESYESYES
Huawei HG531sYESNONO
NetComm Wireless N300: NB604NYESNONO
Netcomm Wireless NF4VYESYESYES
NetComm Wireless: NF15ACVYESYESYES
Netgear Nighthawk R7000PNONOYES
Spark/Vodafone - Huawei HG659/HG659bYESYESYES
Vodafone SHG1500 StationYESNOYES

Get in touch

If you are experiencing any difficulty with any of these instructions, give us a call on 0800 477 333 (8AM to 10PM, 7 days a week).