Shaw's Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 comes with the latest WiFi technology and features, including support for WiFi 6 and 2.5 Gbps Ethernet. This article covers the key features, available connections and hardware specifications of the Fibre+ Gateway 2.0.
Note: As of December 10, 2020, the Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 is available to customers in the city of Calgary.
Overview and features
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:
Quick and easy WiFi setup Just plug in your Gateway and follow the steps using the Shaw Home app. You'll be online in minutes.
WiFi 6 compatible The Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 is Shaw's first Gateway to support WiFi 6. With this technology, the Gateway is capable of faster speeds, better range, and more efficient communication between all devices.
Updated antenna design The Gateway has redesigned WiFi antennas allowing for better range and more stable connections on all of your devices.
Smart mesh WiFi The Gateway automatically handles your WiFi settings for optimal performance on all devices in your home.
DOCSIS 3.1 compatible The Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 is Shaw's second Gateway to utilize the latest DOCSIS 3.1 technology, ensuring you get the fastest speeds now and in the future.
IPv6 compatible The Gateway is compatible with IPv6.
Available connections on the Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 include four Ethernet ports for hardwired devices, and dual-band WiFi (2.4GHz and 5GHz). There are two telephone ports on the modem to support up to two home phone landlines. You'll also find factory reset and WPS buttons for resetting the modem or connecting devices via WPS.
Connections on the Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 include:
Yes, 4 ports (1 x 2.5 Gbps, 3 x 1 Gbps)
Yes, WiFi 6 (Modes A, G, N, AC, AX)
Up to 2500 square feet (approx.)
Yes (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
8 antennas (4 for 2.4 GHz & 4 for 5 GHz)
Specifications of the Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 include:
10.16 cm / 4.0 in
10.16 cm / 4.0 in
20.96 cm / 8.25 in
The Fibre+ Gateway 2.0 has a single light on the top to indicate the modem status. The light will be a solid white colour when the modem is up and running. If the modem is reset, it will go through the following sequence of lights as it reboots: