How To Setup Maxis Home Fiber Using TP-Link TL-WR1043ND and Thomson Gateway TG784n

Today, I want to share with you this Maxis Home Fiber setup using TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v1.10 and Thomson Gateway TG784n. You would be surprise why Thomson Gateway TG784n. Let me explain further. Since this Maxis Home Fiber is running on TM infrastructure and you want to have the phone (SIP/VoIP) feature then Thomson Gateway TG784n will be remain here (you need to disable the wireless interface yourself). Following below are the devices involved in this setup: –

1) Huawei HG850a
2) TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v1.10
3) Thomson Gateway TG784n
4) Aztech DECT Cordless Phone E310-S

Follow the connection above and connect your desktop/notebook to either LAN 1, LAN 2 or LAN 3 of TP-Link TL-WR1043ND and leave LAN 4 for Thomson Gateway TG784n. Login to your TP-Link TL-WR1043ND by entering 192.168.1.1 at your favorite web browser. Now click on Network tab and you will see the Interfaces page. Next, click on Switch sub-tab to begin VLAN configuration as below: –

VLAN 1 = Port 0 – off, Port 1 – untagged, Port 2 – untagged, Port 3 – untagged, Port 4 – off, CPU – tagged
VLAN 621 = Port 0 – tagged, Port 1 – off, Port 2 – off, Port 3 – off, Port 4 – off, CPU – tagged
VLAN 822 = Port 0 – tagged, Port 1 – off, Port 2 – off, Port 3 – off, Port 4 – tagged, CPU – off

After successfully save and apply on VLAN configuration above, goto WAN interface and configure the PPPoE username and password as below: –

Next, you need to disable the use of ISP DNS and use custom DNS servers in Advanced Settings tab like below: –

Next, you need to select eth0.621 VLAN interface as WAN like below: –

After successfully save and apply on WAN interface configuration above, goto Interfaces page and click Add new interface for VoIP.

In Advanced Settings tab, you can leave it as default like below: –

Next, you need to select eth0.822 VLAN interface as VoIP like below: –

In Firewall Settings tab, you can leave it as default like below: –

Now you need to reboot the TP-Link TL-WR1043ND to have the changes apply and it will automatically connect to PPPoE like below: –

Finally, with all the configuration above I hope you are able to use and enjoy your Maxis Home Fiber (please note you need to configure the wireless interface of TP-Link TL-WR1043ND yourself). Thank you.