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Technicolor / Thomson TWG870

details: DOCSIS / EuroDOCSIS 3.0 Wireless and
VoIP Cable Gateway
hardware type: Cable Gateway
date added: 2010-02-16
updated: 2013-04-23
The TWG870 is a VoIP wireless cable router with four 10/100/1000Base-T LAN ports, one USB port and a two FXS ports for VoIP. It is DOCSIS / EuroDOCSIS 3.0 compliant and provides WAN throughput of up to 440Mbps.

The integrated access point complies with IEEE 802.11n (draft) standard, providing wireless transmission speeds of up to 100Mbps. It supports WEP and WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption and 802.1x authentication. A WPS button allows for easy wireless security configuration.

The TWG870 supports a variety of VoIP features, such as Caller ID, 3-way conferencing and Echo Cancellation.

A built-in SPI firewall protects the network against hackers and Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.
 TWG870 Features
 Availability: discontinued
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN throughput: 440 Mbps
 WAN throughput upstream: 131 Mbps
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: Coax F-connector
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 1
client PCs
 USB port type: USB 2.0
 RJ-11 FXS VoIP phone ports: 2
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Cable Modem
 DOCSIS compliance: DOCSIS 1.0
EuroDOCSIS 3.0
 PacketCable: PacketCable 1.5 (VoIP)
 VoIP Protocols: SIP v2 (RFC 3261)
RTP / RTCP (RFCs 1889/1890)
T.38 (Fax over IP)
 VoIP Audio Codecs: G.728
G.729 (a/b)
 VoIP Voice Features: Echo Cancellation (G.165/G.168)
3-way conferencing
Caller ID
Call waiting
Voice Activity Detection (VAD)
Comfort Noise Generator (CNG)
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 108 Mbps
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (Wi-Fi 1)
802.11g (Wi-Fi 3)
802.11n (draft)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
 WiFi modes: Access point
 internal antenna(s): 2
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering
 Device Management
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Email alerts: yes
 Event log: yes
 Misc hardware info
 SNMP support: SNMP v.2, SNMP v.3
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  User Reviews/Comments:
by anonymous - 2011-07-26 18:48
Very poor device. No fixed IP,no propoer MANUAL, no proper MAC address filtering. Had Cisco beofre and that was class. Thomson is just crap compared to Cisco.
by anonymous - 2011-09-29 05:42
What are you complaining about ? This device is good enough and works fine. Read a book and understand the products before bashing!
by anonymous - 2011-10-31 17:44
Does anybody know how the usb port works? i mean, can i connect for example a printer?

thank you
by anonymous - 2011-11-28 14:00
Poorly designed device, nightmare to setup, stay away from it.
by Sen - 2012-02-14 09:38
The sleepy fool who couldn't set his router up is a dimwitted sulky noob ignore his childish nonsense.

The USB port is only for directly connecting your PC. No no one has ever done it. There used to be something similar on the netopias, again no one ever used it.
by anonymous - 2012-06-30 20:49
How to see and event. change the voip settings or add other?

by anonymous - 2021-05-11 13:34
The wireless function is very poor, the configuration menu is a nightmare, and the device needs to be restarded every week to function properly
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