Openreach announce date for “Stop Sell” of its FTTC Modem

Openreach announce date for Stop Sell of its FTTC Modem

Openreach have announced that with effect from 31 March 2016, their modem will be withdrawn from supply. Support for the modem will cease with effect from 31 March 2017.

What this means for our customers:

You will need to provide a VDSL modem that has been approved by Openreach through their Modem Conformance Testing (MCT) process.

Datanet has been testing devices that have been approved by Openreach and recommend the ZyXEL VMG8324-B10A. This advanced router can be used for FTTC with and without openreach modem as well as ADSL variants.

Features include:

  • 11n technology for superior Wi-Fi performance and coverage
  • Quality of Service (QoS) support
  • USB Ports for file sharing and 3G Backup
  • Voice Functionality
  • Phone Features

Detailed Specification and features can be found here:

In our testing we found it to be stable and easy to configure, with the bonus of an increase in upstream sync speed of approx. 20% compared to our current router.

This is the only model we will be supplying in future.

Call our team today on 01252 810010 to find out more about how we can help you