Our Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) modem (formerly known as Fibre+ Gateway 3.0 (XB8)) 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 Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3).
Overview and features
The Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) modem has an sleek design and comes equipped with the latest WiFi technology.
Key features of the Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) include:
Quick and easy WiFi setup Just plug in your Gateway and follow the steps using the Ignite HomeConnect App (formerly known as BlueCurve Home App). You'll be online in minutes.
WiFi 6E & Tri-band The Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) is our 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 Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) 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.
Available connections on the Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) 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.
Connections on the Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) include:
Yes, 4 ports (1 x 2.5 Gbps, 3 x 1 Gbps)
Yes, WiFi 6E (Modes A, G, N, AC, AX)
Up to 2500 square feet (approx.)
Yes (2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz)
24 antennas (8 for 2.4 GHz, 8 for 5 GHz, 8 for 6GHz)
2 (one is enabled)
Specifications of the Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) include:
10.16 cm / 4.0 in
10.16 cm / 4.0 in
20.96 cm / 8.25 in
The Ignite WiFi Gateway (Gen 3) 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
Click here to download the equipment Safety Sheet and End User License Agreement (EULA).