ARRIS Touchstone Residential Gateway TG1672

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Content Dam Btr Migrated 2012 09 Bgr12diamondlogo4 5Dubbed a "gateway to the future" by one Diamonds judge, the ARRIS Touchstone Residential Gateway TG1672 becomes the heart of the home or small office network by enabling data, video and music distribution and sharing via myriad connected IP-capable devices.

Arris Touchstone 300x180A wireless gateway that can support 16 bonded channels, the TG1672 boasts 640 Mbps in the downstream and 120 Mbps in the upstream. Thanks to the dual-band 802.11n wireless access point (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), two home networks can operate simultaneously.

The TG1672 also offers two analog voice lines, a four-port Gigabit router, integrated MoCA 1.1 and USB 2.0. ARRIS says that with this device, operators can offer residential and small business customers a "business class" wireless solution; support a transition to an all-IP network thanks to the MoCA interfaces, and enable new services, including home hotspots, cellular offload, file/music sharing and home automation.

Diamonds judges pointed out notable features of the TG1672, including MIMO antenna and beam-forming capability in 802.11, battery backup, the USB ports and an internal power supply to "eliminate wall wart issues." The product offers "great flexibility for operator and subscriber," they said.

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