HGV-B is a residential gateway used to connect to the Lightspeed network. It has many of thefeatures of an advanced broadband router as well as some additional features. Following are some of themajor features of the 2Wire gateway.
Advanced modem technology.
2Wire’s modem technology features enhanced bridge tap, long loop, anddisturber performance.
The 2Wire gateway’s router provides the fastest data transfer speeds available betweenthe network and the Internet. The high-performance router distributes data seamlessly to all of thecomputers on the network, without a dramatic loss of performance or speed.
The 2Wire gateway firewall includes both standard NAT/PAT security andStateful Packet Inspection to defend against Denial of Service Internet attacks
The 2Wire gateway includes a variety of home networking technologies in one box:Ethernet, direct USB, HyperG wireless,
, Rear View
Phones Lines 1&2/Aux Line
ports are reserved for connecting to VoIP service, and arenot currently active.
Ethernet is a local area network (LAN) technology that transmits information between computersat speeds of 10 or 100 Mbps. The 3700HGV-B has 4 Ethernet ports for directly connecting computers ordevices. If the home or office is wired for Ethernet, use the Ethernet interface(s) on the gateway to create abroadband network.
The 2Wire gateway’s USB 1.1 port allows users to directly connect a computer or other network-readydevice.
1.Some interfaces are not available on specific models.