Basically this is as if you are getting a completely different router and all settings will need to be changed to your specifications. This item may or may not be in original packaging. This modem is popular because it good at overcoming signal problems with DSL. Articles containing potentially dated statements from June All articles containing potentially dated statements. Should be able to use for other providers but comes from Bell. This is going to erase ALL of your settings. Ah yes, this wizard does for you what the instructions above would have done.

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If you plan on using this with a fixed IP address it will help if you know something about setting up a DSL modem.

2Wire HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/ Wireless G Router | eBay

That 2wire modem likely uses ISP branded firmware. The HG-B has pretty much all the features you might want in a gateway, as long as you’re good with Sign up using Email and Password. The router username and password will revert to the original factory defaults.


Post as a guest Name. Bell 2wire Gateway HG-G wireless modem.

May be locked to Bell, but can be unlocked. Companies based in San Jose, California Technology companies established in Defunct networking companies Networking companies of the United States establishments 2dire California.

2Wire 2701HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router

270 your PC and cable modem to the 2wire modem now access point and you will be able to have cable modem internet through your wifi modem. I have used this with service from Cogeco and Rogers. I can not rate the reliability higher now, but if it keeps on going for a year I’d definitely give it a 5 star reliability rating.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Most relevant reviews See all reviews. Simon Sheehan 7, 12 42 The rest of the world,the brand is 2wire. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I have had 2 Westell W’s which, for no obvious reason ceased to function.

See details for full description. It is not an outstanding router. The HG-B feature set is minimal, easy to set up web interface, good case-runs cool, with good network performance and wireless range. 270 Price New. I think we’re almost there.


Yes Home broadband modem: I recently switched from DSL to cable Internet. In a side-by-side comparison on a DSL line with speed issues, the 2-wire achieved significantly higher download speeds than an old Westell modem, somehow able to suck more pac kets through the wire. Kevin 59 3 4 I will give this a try.

Works well from a smoke and pet free home. I’m misspoke, connected to cable modem via ethernet cable. Try other troubleshooting methods before doing this. Since you cannot use the DSL port, there is no way to get it to route.

Power, Port status, Link activity, Network utilization. Archived from the original on 20 December Check out our Login Guide for this router to continue. Archived from the original on 26 December Yes Network address translation NAT: