Is my Shaw modem also a router?

Your Shaw modem acts as a router for your home, but if you would prefer to use your own third party router, you can.

Can I replace my Shaw modem?

Do I need to pay to have it replaced? We will replace your modem free of charge. There will be no changes to your regular billing as a result of the swap.

Does Shaw modem have WiFi 6?

Currently only the Shaw Gateway 2.0 (XB7) supports WiFi 6. If you have the Gateway 2.0, any WiFi 6 compatible device connected to your home network will use the WiFi 6 standard.

How do I find the model of my modem?

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Hardware and Sound.
  4. Click Device Manager.
  5. Expand the Modems section by clicking the arrows on its left.
  6. Right click your dial-up modem and click Properties.
  7. The Properties screen will open on the General tab which displays your modem model.

How do I know if my Shaw modem is working?

How do I check if my Internet modem is online and functioning properly?

  1. If you have a BlueCurve Gateway, you should see a white solid light at the top corner. You can also verify your gateway status in the BlueCurve Home app.
  2. If you have one of the other Shaw modems, the first 4 lights should be solid.

How much does Shaw charge for a modem?

It costs $4–$10 per month to rent your modem depending on which modem you get. Usage caps. Not all of the Shaw Internet plans have unlimited data usage.

What lights should be on my Shaw modem?

Each Shaw modem has an online light, which should be a solid light when things are working well. If the online light is flashing, you may have a connection issue. All other modems: 4 light down on front with ‘Online’ label.

Does my modem have WiFi 6?

To find out if you’re connected to a Wi-Fi 6 network On the Wi-Fi network screen, under Properties, look at the value next to Protocol. It will say Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) if you’re connected to a Wi-Fi 6 network.

How do you know if it’s a modem or router?

Trace the telephone or cable wire from the wall plate to the first device in the chain. If this device has visible antennas or multiple ethernet ports, you likely have a combination modem and router.

How do I know if my router is connected to the Internet?

Check Router Lights

  1. Check the “Power” light on the router.
  2. Check the “Internet” light on the router.
  3. Check the “Wireless” light on the router if Wi-Fi is enabled and active on the device.
  4. Check the “Ethernet Port” lights only if your computer is connected to the router with an Ethernet cable.

Why is Shaw WiFi so bad?

A slow Internet connection can be caused by a number of reasons as well, including an outage in your neighbourhood, hardware malfunctions, or having too many devices being connected to the Internet. For troubleshooting tips please read our resource on Troubleshooting slow Internet connections.

Are there any wireless modems for the Shaw network?

Here is a look at the Shaw’s wireless modems. Click on the modem name or image for a detailed equipment guide. Shaw currently has two wired modems. Click on the modem name or image for a detailed equipment guide.

How to self install your HITRON modem-Shaw Communications?

Plugging in your modem: Start by plugging in the coax cable and power cables following the instructions listed above. @ symbol: This confirms when the modem is online. Solid green means the modem is ready. Finalize the installation by contacting Shaw Business Technical Support to activate your new modem.

What are the features of the Shaw fibre Gateway 2.0?

The Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 has an updated design and comes equipped with the latest WiFi technology. Key features of the Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 include: Just plug in your Gateway and follow the steps using the Shaw Home app. You’ll be online in minutes. The Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 is Shaw’s first Gateway to support WiFi 6.

Which is the first DOCSIS 3.1 gateway for Shaw?

The Fibre+ Gateway is Shaw’s first DOCSIS 3.1 gateway, paving the way for future speed and network capacity requirements.