BlueCurve Pods overview

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Find information on BlueCurve Pods including features and eligibility. BlueCurve Pods are WiFi extenders that work with your BlueCurve Gateway and BlueCurve Home app. They ensure wall-to-wall WiFi coverage in any home, and are easily activated on your home network using the BlueCurve Home app.

 

Pods help eliminate areas where WiFi coverage drops or is weak, also known as "dead spots". They are designed to provide extended, more consistent coverage throughout your entire home. They are not intended to boost your Internet speed, or to provide the maximum speed of your Internet tier.

 

This article provides the following details for BlueCurve Pods:

 

Features
BlueCurve Pods

 

Key features of BlueCurve Pods include:

  • BlueCurve Home app Integration
    Guided setup via the BlueCurve Home app allows for quick and easy activation of Pods.
  • Wall-to-wall WiFi Coverage
    Pods are designed to provide extended, more consistent coverage throughout your entire home.
  • Adaptive Mesh
    With WiFi mesh technology, access points work together as one to create a single WiFi network. In larger homes, more access points can be added to ensure full coverage.
  • Unique Design
    Pods have a unique, angular design, and fit in perfectly with your BlueCurve Gateway and BlueSky TV equipment.

Related: Setting up and activating BlueCurve Pods 

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Eligibility

Requirements to use BlueCurve Pods

  • Pods are available for customers in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. We will expand availability to Manitoba and Ontario at a later date.
  • You must be subscribed to Shaw Internet service.
  • The BlueCurve Gateway is required.
  • The BlueCurve Home app is required to activate and manage Pods.

 

How do I know if I would benefit from using BlueCurve Pods?

If you have rooms in your home with poor WiFi connectivity due to a weak or inconsistent WiFi signal, then BlueCurve Home Pods may be a good solution. Pods help extend the range of WiFi coverage in your home to hard-to-reach areas, or areas with poor WiFi signal. They are not intended to provide the maximum speed of your Internet speed tier throughout your home.


For example, if you have a speed tier that provides download speeds up to 150 Mbps, Pods will not provide that speed throughout your home. Rather, the Pods will help you connect in areas where you could not previously connect to your in-home WiFi.

 

How do I get BlueCurve Pods?

You can order Pods online at shaw.ca, by contacting a Shaw agent, or by visiting us a Shaw retail location. Pods are available in a 3-Pack at $10 per month. You can rent a maximum of three 3-Packs per account for a total of nine Pods. Pods are not available for purchase.

Related: BlueCurve Pods FAQ 

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Specifications

Specifications of BlueCurve Pods include:

WiFiYes (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
Dual BandYes
Antennas2x2 antenna for 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Ethernet1 (one) Gigabit Ethernet port
ManufacturerSagemcom
ModelSC1-A
Width6.4 cm / 2.52 in
Depth7.9 cm / 3.11 in
Height5.8 cm / 2.29 in
Operating RequirementsTemperature: 32 - 95 F (0 - 35C)
Humidity: 10% - 90% relative
Power: 110 - 240VAC 50/60Hz

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