How to connect your 3rd party router to a Swisscom Fiber connection?

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Recently, we moved our household. Yes, we did. We built a house and we just moved in recently. At the time of writing, it looks like a bomb went off. Cardboard boxes and bags everywhere, furniture not yet at the perfect place, office room not yet ready. But the new cat tree arrived and was installed quickly. Our felines already love it!

Get the internet working!

On the day of moving into the new house, one of my primary tasks was to set up the internet connection and make sure the basic networking and also the TV is working fine. It looked all good when I connected the router. It seemed to have a signal. But when I tried to browse the internet, only a Swisscom landing page was showing up, notifying me that the internet connection has to be activated. What? So that was phone call number one.

I called Swisscom, explained to them what the problem is and if they could help me. They just told me, well, it is not a Swisscom router you have there. And they were right. I’m paying for 10 Gigabit fiber internet. But until the time of moving, Swisscom did not have