Technicolor’s TG588v V2 state-of-the-art data gateway combines VDSL2 connectivity with the latest G.vector and G.inp (“Impulse Noise Protection”) technologies.
The TG588v V2 features four Fast Ethernet LAN ports with AutoWAN Sensing™ enabling automatic detection of access network type as well as self-configuration and optimization. Its 802.11n (2x2) Wi-Fi interface ensures compatibility with existing 2.4 GHz wireless equipment.
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|Technicolor TG588v v2 - Product Information|
|The Technicolor TG588v v2 is the direct replacement for the TG582n combining both ADSL and VDSL (FTTC) modems. With a new web interface it is much easier to use than its predecessor.|
|Technicolor TG588v v2 Updated Firmware (15.3)|
|If you are using VoIP and you are getting issues where calls are failing, one way voice, cutting off at regular intervals, or you are unable to transfer calls internally, this may be the result of the router showing as SIP Aware (SIP_ALG). Some suppliers will disable SIP_ALG in the firmware to combat this issue, however, there has been cases where the above symptons happen but the router doesn't look SIP Aware.|
|Technicolor TG588v v2 - Create a network bridge|
A network bridge is where two routers are used on the same connection. The reason why this may be required is either to create two separate networks or to extend the range when the host router is in a different part of the premises.
As the TG588 and TG589 do not allow you to pass the WAN IP directly to an attached device (aka. Modem Mode) this guide takes advantage of having multiple WAN IPs assigned to a connection. In this example we have used a TG588v v2 as the host router and a TG389ac as the bridged router although any cable/DSL router could be used for the bridge.
|Technicolor TG588v v2 - Disable SIP_ALG - Firmware 16.+|
|If you are having issues using VoIP using a Technicolor router then it is likely to need to disable SIP_ALG. This guide is specifically for routers which have firmware versions 16.1 and above.|
|Technicolor TG588v v2 - Disable SIP_ALG - Firmware 15.1+|
|If you are having issues using VoIP using a Technicolor router then it is likely to need to disable SIP_ALG. This guide is specifically for routers which have firmware versions 15.1 - 15.4.|
|Locking down the Technicolor TG588 v2|
With the latest version of firmware (16.2) it is now possible to lock down a router so it can only accept incomming connections from a specific IP address and port. This is extremely useful if you are using this router to connect a device which only needs to communicate with one place (e.g. a VoIP system).
The reason why you may want to do this is to reduce the chance a third party is able to connect to your devices from other locations.
|Technicolor TG588v v2 - Change Gateway IP, DHCP, and DNS|
|If you need to change the IP address of the router to match your internal network or amend the range of IPs used for DHCP the below guide will help. You can also change the DNS settings if required.|
|Technicolor TG588v v2 - Assign a Block of IP addresses|
|If you are planning to run a server for email, serve a website, or use a hardware firewall you'll usually need to request a block of IP addresses from your ISP. Here is how you configure them on your Technicolor router.|