Hardware Information - Arris XB6 Advanced WiFi Modem

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Find information on the Advanced WiFi Modem including key features, available connections and hardware specifications. The Advanced WiFi Modem is available to eligible customers in the Okanagan as of December 4th, 2017, and to customers in Calgary and surrounding areas as of January 15th, 2018.



Overview and Features

The Advanced WiFi Modem has an updated design and comes equipped with the latest WiFi technology.

Front view of Advanced WiFi Modem


Key features of the Advanced WiFi Modem include:

  • Quick and easy WiFi setup
    The Advanced WiFi Modem will walk you through setting up your WiFi network upon first time setup. Just open a web browser and follow the step-by-step instructions.
  • WiFi enhancements
    Reach further and faster. The Advanced WiFi Modem comes with the latest WiFi technology to ensure you stay connected.

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Light Sequence

The Advanced WiFi Modem 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 (first stage)

Amber (flashing)

Downstream registration

Green (flashing)

Upstream registration

Red (solid)

Booting up (final stage)

White (solid)

Modem online and functional

Amber / Green (alternating)

Firmware download

Blue (flashing--up to 2 minutes)

WPS pairing mode

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Available connections on the Advanced WiFi Modem include two Ethernet ports for hardwired devices, and dual band WiFi (2.4GHz and 5GHz). Telephone ports are present on the modem, but are disabled and not in use at this time. There are also factory reset and WPS buttons for resetting the modem and connecting devices via WPS.

Rear View of Advanced WiFi Modem


Connections on the Advanced WiFi Modem include:

Coaxial inYes
EthernetYes, 2 ports
WiFiYes (Modes A, G, N and AC)
Dual BandYes (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
Phone portsDisabled
Reset buttonYes (back)
WPS buttonYes (top)
External antennaNo

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Front view of Advanced WiFi Modem


Specifications of the Advanced WiFi Modem include:

Width12.5 cm / 4.9 in
Depth7.9 cm / 3.1 in
Height21.5 cm / 8.5 in

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