General Router Configuration

General note for self-bought router

In general, every available router should be usable with the right configuration.

We unfortunately cannot provide exact instructions, due to the vast amount of models. Therefore, this site provides more of a guideline and not step-by-step instructions.

General configuration notes

Important notes for the router configuration:

The latter works similar as the configuration when using only computer and the network information on a page you got when moving has to be used.

You have to configure:

The following are normally correct by the default settings, activated and should stay that way:

Vendor specific notes

Search the manual of your router for Static IP adress or Static IP in the context of the internet configuration.

For many models, there is an option in the Quick Install/Quick Setup or in the Internet (or Network) tab that should be called like this.

There you can enter the required parameters.

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Search the manual of your router for Static IP address or Static IP in the context of the internet configuration.

For many models, there is an option in the Quick Install/Setup or in the WAN (or Internet Connection) tab that should be called like this.

There you can enter the required parameters.

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Newer models

Search in the manual or AVM knowledgebase for the keyword cascaded router in combination with your router model and follow the instructions.

Older models

Search in the guide or AVM knowledgebase for the keyword setting up for use with another router in combination with your router model and follow the instructions.


Select the option Configure the IP address manually and not Obtain the IP address automatically (DHCP).

Then you can enter the required parameters.

Our downstream/upstream rate is currently about 100 Mbit/s (100000 kbit/s).

Other router manufacturers

Unfortunately, we can only give general information here:

Other notes

To test if the setup was successful, you can use our tool selftest.stustanet.de. You can find more information on the Selftest Help page.

If you want maximum data rate and minimum latency, it might be useful to buy a router with support for the 5 GHz WLAN network (ac standard or newer), assuming you have the appropriate support in your phone and computer. For normal use, the 2.4 GHz network is sufficient.

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