Shaw's Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 comes with WiFi 6E and Tri-Band technology. Get 3x more bandwidth for less congestion, lower latency, and faster speeds. This article covers the key features, available connections and hardware specifications of the Fibre+ Gateway 3.0.

Overview and features

The Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 has an sleek design and comes equipped with the latest WiFi technology.

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Key features of the Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 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 6E & Tri-band
    The Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 is Shaw's first Gateway to support WiFi 6E. Get access to the 6GHz band, which frees up the 2.4GHZ and 5GHz bands to operate more efficiently.
  • 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 3.0 utilizes 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.

Connections

Available connections on the Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 include four Ethernet ports for hardwired devices, and tri-band WiFi (2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz). The modem supports a single phone line; either one of the telephone ports may be used. You'll also find a multipurpose WPS / factory reset button.

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Connections on the Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 include:

Coaxial in Yes
Ethernet Yes, 4 ports (1 x 2.5 Gbps, 3 x 1 Gbps)
WiFi Yes, WiFi 6E (Modes A, G, N, AC, AX)
WiFi range Up to 2500 square feet (approx.)
Tri-band Yes (2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz)
Antenna configuration 24 antennas (8 for 2.4 GHz, 8 for 5 GHz, 8 for 6GHz)
External antenna No
Phone ports 2 (one is enabled)
Battery No
USB No
Reset button Yes (back)
WPS button Yes (back)

Specifications

Specifications of the Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 include:

Manufacturer Technicolor
Model CGM4981COM
Width 10.16 cm / 4.0 in
Depth 10.16 cm / 4.0 in
Height 20.96 cm / 8.25 in
 

Light sequence

The Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 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:

  • No light: Device off
  • Amber (solid): Booting up
  • Amber (flashing): Downstream registration
  • Green (flashing): Upstream registration
  • White (flashing): Ready for WiFi setup
  • White (solid): Online with Internet access
  • Amber / Green (alternating): Firmware download
 
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