[VoiceOps] CPE for Qwest DSL (WAS -- Re: "...but it works with Packet8")

John Osmon josmon at rigozsaurus.com
Mon Aug 23 14:17:58 EDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 09:45:10AM -0700, Carlos Alvarez wrote:
> Lee Riemer wrote:
> >Do you know what modem they were using and which ones Qwest is replacing
> >it with?
> It varies on both sides.  The old ones were mostly Actiontec but there
> have been many over the years.  The new ones seem to be mostly Netopia,
> but also some Actiontec.  We've paid no attention to the models because
> it's been 100% successful to just have the customer call and tell them
> they need a modem that works with VoIP phones.

I've always pushed Qwest DSL customers to the Actiontec M1000 series
when possible.  If there's a failure, they can get replacements at
Best Buy and Wal-Mart.  Never had any issues (in general) with the
Actiontec gear.  They've got rudimentary QOS to avoid upstream

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