Billion BiPac 7800n – O2 Broadband ADSL to Sky Broadband MER Migration

If you own a Billion 7800n router then you will know where these settings go:

Main Port: ADSL
Protocol: PPPoA (RFC2364, PPP over AAL5)
[sometimes ATM instead of AAL5]

VPI / VCI: 0 / 38
Username: install@o2broadband.co.uk
[this is for both O2 and BEthere customers]

Password: [leave blank]
Encap. Method: VC/MUX
Auth. Protocol: Auto
IP Address: 0.0.0.0
Obtain DNS Automatically: enabled
Primary DNS: if you leave them as there are then they will automatically change as long as obtain DNS Automatically is enabled

MTU: 1492

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2 Comments

  1. Cheers you saved me a few days stress phoning sky helplines with this, already annoyed enough that my migration came unannounced before the weekend

  2. Thanks for this. I had to ensure I was on the latest firmware but after that and using your settings I was up and running!

    I did spend 30 minutes with Sky support and their solution was to send me one of their cheapo routers!

    Wish there was a “buy him a beer” button on your site.

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