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Home internet and DirecTV

  • 9 April 2021
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Just received my T-mobile home interenet yesterday (gray cylinder). Set up was easy and it’s super fast on all my mobile devices, the problem is the network isn’t even appearing as an option when I try to connect my DirecTV receiver wirelessly. Looking for anyone who experienced a similar issue and found a way to make it work,


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Is your WiFi broadcasting both a 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz signal?

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I believe so. I set it up straight out of the box and didn’t make any changes and I thought that was the default for the router.

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I would start by double checking that. If it is running both bands you could try separating them out into their own SSIDs to see if that helps.

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Thanks, I’ll take a look at that. Appreciate the help.

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I hope it helps! I’m curious to see whether it does or not. It seems odd to me that the DirecTV doesn’t see the connection at all. Good luck!

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It’s really odd. Nothing else in my house is having a problem finding the network. The fact that it’s just the DirecTV receiver is what’s throwing me for a loop. It only sees 3 networks in total, whereas every other device in my house picks up about 10 wireless networks.

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FYI - created a second netword SSID that’s only broadcasting at 5 GHz and it solved the problem.. 

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