Compulsory routers

Paul van der Vlis paul at
Fri Nov 27 09:21:12 UTC 2015

Op 26-11-15 om 09:29 schreef Matthias Kirschner:
> * Paul van der Vlis <paul at> [2015-11-25 22:32:21 +0100]:
>> Another point is the "routerdwang". In the Netherlands you get "for
>> free" a router with modem from your ISP. So people who would buy such a
>> device have to pay double. Because of that, not many people will buy
>> such a device, what makes it expensive.
> But you are allowed to use your own router instead, right? 

Yes, it's allowed at my ISP (XS4all), and I know it's allowed at KPN
too. Not sure about other providers.

So I have to pay for a non-free router in the monthly fees for DSL, but
if I want I can use another one.

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis.

Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer Groningen

More information about the Discussion mailing list