is Fios easy to set up with a mac?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by davelanger, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Mar 25, 2009
    Is Fios easy to set up with a mac? I want to switch to fios but I just want to make sure there will not be any issues since I have a mac and it always seems the tech guys never know what to do when there is a mac involved. Its a mac pro and not a laptop if that matters.
  2. macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Fios really has nothing to do with OS X or Windows. As long as they give you a modem with an ethernet port you should be fine.
  3. macrumors Penryn


    Jul 11, 2003
    There are many threads on here on this issue. As I recall, there have been issues when using an Airport router with their modem. Set up the Airport in bridge mode to avoid issues.
  4. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Mar 25, 2009
    Ok thanks I want to use ethernet anyways so I guess i will be fine
  5. macrumors regular

    Feb 20, 2010
    Welcome to FiOS ! Its awesome. I use a few different routers on my FiOS service and my wife's MAC connects to the FiOS router just fine with wireless without making any special changes to it.
  6. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Mar 25, 2009
    Thanks, I am saying 70 bucks a month for more stations (better quality) and faster internet, over comcast.
  7. macrumors 6502

    Oct 12, 2006
    Working well for me with a FIOS network, including MOCA converters for wired Ethernet over cable wiring.

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