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ASUS DSL-AC88U Configured in Bridge Mode
As the DSL-AC88U contains the Broadcom (BCM) 63138 modem chipset, which supports both VDSL2, G.INP and the currently being tested by BT Open Reach, I have provided a short guide on how to configure the DSL-AC88U to work as a modem (Bridge Mode) 

The DSL-AC88U supports bridge mode, but does not support VLAN ID (802.1q) whilst in bridge mode, the VLAN ID has to be handled by the connecting router .

Login to ASUS Router User Interface (UI)
Go to Advanced Setting > WAN > WAN Type - Select DSL/Ethernet (VDSL) for FTTC Connections
PVC Setting > WAN Connection Type - Select Bridge
Enable WAN Radial Button - YES
802.1q > Enable - Select NO (VLAN ID does not work for Bridge mode)


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