so yeah, the site has basically been down for a month. it's back up now.
- Regarding third party firmware support, Realtek SoC support in OpenWrt + (success) RTL8196C port status. on the OpenWrt Forum and the Realtek thread on the DD-WRT Forum may be of interest.
150Mbps Wireless N ADSL2+ Modem Router
"2011500078 Rev:1.0" is silkscreened on the board in the FCC photos.
FCC photos appear to show the device with a EtronTech EM638165TS-6G, but this seems to be suspiciously low capacity (8MB) for the device. The device probably uses RTL8672.