Technicolor TG589vac
Technicolor TG589vac The Thomson TG589vac Simultaneous Dual-Band VDSL2/ADSL2+ WiFi Router is one of the first dual-band concurrent Wi-Fi ultra broadband routers to feature the next-generation IEEE 802.11ac wireless standard for the 5 GHz band.

With its optimised antenna configuration, the Thomson TG589vac WiFi router's enhanced wireless solution enables even higher throughput and better coverage over the much less crowded 5 GHz radio, for real-time content delivery.

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Technicolor TG589vac - Product Information
TG589vac product info Specification details for the TG589vac VDSL modem/router.
Technicolor TG589vac - Disable SIP_ALG - Firmware 16.+
Technicolor - 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 TG589vac - Disable SIP_ALG - Firmware 15.1+
Technicolor - 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.
Technicolor TG589vac - Quick Setup Guide
tg589 quick setup Printable quick setup guide for your customers.
Technicolor TG589vac - User Guide
tg589 user guide If you are looking for the manufacturers user guide look no further!
Technicolor TG589vac - Using a Mobile Dongle
3g dongle If you would like to use a mobile dongle with the TG589vac there is a little hidden feature.
Technicolor TG589vac Updated Firmware (15.4)
tc589vacsamll 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
Locking down the Technicolor TG589vac
Locking down Technicolor routers

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 TG589vac - Assign a Block of IP addresses
ip block 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.
Technicolor TG589vac - Wireless Settings
wireless A quick guide for wireless settings on the TG589vac.
Technicolor TG589vac - Port Forwarding
Technicolor - Port Forwarding If you require remote access to devices within your network, you are likely to require to set up Port Forwarding on your router.
Technicolor TG589vac - Interface Overview
virtual web interface 300 Overview of the TG589vac router.
Technicolor TG589vac - Manual Configuration
Technicolor - Manual Configuration If you would like to start from scratch or you wish to re-configure your router for ADSL or FTTC, the below document will help.
Technicolor TG589vac - Change Gateway IP, DHCP, and DNS
Technicolor - 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.