Unitymedia Connect Box in the Test

In the autumn 2015, Unitymedia unveiled a new modem router with the “Connect box” for its customers with fast cable connections. Connect has closer saw the new box.

Who at Unitymedia one 2play – or 3play connection in the tariffs, comfort or premium ordered, get the Connect box since late autumn. The new modem router can be installed by two manufacturers Unitymedia: the Taiwanese manufacturer COMPAL and the US company of ARRIS. It is positioned below the Fritz box 6490 – the latter is there but only if the customer for five euros fee the “phone comfort” Bay option.

The Connect box is designed with a cable and a phone number for the telephony standard offer and supports an optional additional second line and second phone number. In comparison, the comfort variant with Fritzbox offers two lines, up to six phone numbers and additional Terminal for ISDN devices.

Clear focus on Internet and Wi-FI

In the Connect box, the focus is clearly on Internet and Wi-FI. And in these areas she did Technicolor TC7200 giant progress compared to its predecessor: the new router Radio 2.4 and 5 GHz at the same time on the two frequencies, supports also the fast WLAN standard 802 11ac with 3 x 3 MIMO (and thus a maximum gross data rate of 1.3 GB / s) in the upper band and can manage a separate guest network.

On the network page, the unit for the next development steps of the DOCSIS 3.0 standard is prepared: up to 24 downstream and eight upstream channels are supported, which makes the box fit for cable Internet with up to 1.2 Gbit / s in the downstream and 216 Mbit / s upstream. In practice, she transferred 200/20 Mbit/s, from February, Unitymedia surrounded first connections to 400 Mbit / s downstream. The Connect box already supports IPV6, and has a preconfigured firewall, that the user can customize as needed. About remote access configuration interface and home network can be set up. Also DLNA and UPnP are included.

Installation and operation

The manufacturer of the installation and operation have made a special effort. This begins with the practical idea that the Wi-FI access data preset from the factory on a small cards are printed, that would remove from the base of the box — and continues with a practical step for step installation wizard, Unitymedia customers can call on their Smartphone, while they take the connect system into operation.

After the Anschluss, the Web-based configuration interface of the box with an another wizard that helps set an own device password and request the renaming of the WLAN name and-Passwort reports. In daily operations, the user interface presented clear and easy to understand.

Furs calls only basic functionality

It is only a pity that the telephony is quite neglected. Settings to the phone are not provided at all. The number assigned to the cable connection is provisioned via the network, the router even displays and supports any phone comfort features such as call forwarding or call lists.

Unitymedia firmware updates must be initiated via the network, and the operator has switched off the bridge mode actually supported by the hardware (i.e. the possibility to configure the Connect box as a pure cable modem and to connect a more powerful router behind it). Parental controls will be submitted, however, later.

Conclusion

Much to recommend for cable customers who want to – use especially fast Internet and this is as straightforward – the Connect box. Existing customers should receive an offer to switch to the device in the course of the year.

 

Gallery

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test mit 400 Mbit/s

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test mit 400 Mbit/s

Source: www.onlinekosten.de

One Connect Box Anschließen

One Connect Box Anschließen

Source: cancer-treatment.info

Connect Box im Test: Was leistet der Gratis-Router von …

Connect Box im Test: Was leistet der Gratis-Router von ...

Source: www.newslocker.com

Datei:Connectbox.jpeg – Wikipedia

Datei:Connectbox.jpeg – Wikipedia

Source: de.wikipedia.org

Medion Akoya P5360E: Aldi-PC im Video-Test

Medion Akoya P5360E: Aldi-PC im Video-Test

Source: www.computerbild.de

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test mit 400 Mbit/s

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test mit 400 Mbit/s

Source: www.onlinekosten.de

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test mit 400 Mbit/s

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test mit 400 Mbit/s

Source: www.onlinekosten.de

Internet Hardware: Das benötigen Sie für DSL + Kabel Internet

Internet Hardware: Das benötigen Sie für DSL + Kabel Internet

Source: www.dslweb.de

Unitymedia Router

Unitymedia Router

Source: www.dslweb.de

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test mit 400 Mbit/s

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test mit 400 Mbit/s

Source: www.onlinekosten.de

Connect Box im Test: Das kann der Gratis-Router von …

Connect Box im Test: Das kann der Gratis-Router von ...

Source: www.welt.de

AVM Fritz!Box 7430 im Test: Mittelklasse-Router für Einsteiger

AVM Fritz!Box 7430 im Test: Mittelklasse-Router für Einsteiger

Source: www.onlinekosten.de

: Ionik-Smartphones auf der IFA

: Ionik-Smartphones auf der IFA

Source: connect.de

Unity Media Download Test

Unity Media Download Test

Source: instanf.weebly.com

Eazy Premium-Router Aktion: Connect Box ab sofort kostenlos

Eazy Premium-Router Aktion: Connect Box ab sofort kostenlos

Source: www.dslweb.de

TP-Link Wlan Router hinter Kabel Deutschland Router …

TP-Link Wlan Router hinter Kabel Deutschland Router ...

Source: www.funnydog.tv

Unitymedia Connect Box Test

Unitymedia Connect Box Test

Source: www.testbericht.de

Unitymedia Connect Box

Unitymedia Connect Box

Source: www.dslweb.de

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test

Unitymedia Connect Box im Test

Source: www.connect.de

Unitymedia Connect Box

Unitymedia Connect Box

Source: www.internetanbieter.de