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Features of the Zyxel C1000Z
WiFi supported: 2.4 GHz 802.11 b/g/n
IP compatibility: IPv4, IPv6
Works with these Brightspeed internet services:
Note: Listed speeds reflect the maximum download speed the technology can deliver on Brightspeed services. In-home speeds may differ based on router setup, devices and other factors.
Modem troubleshooting tips
IMPORTANT NOTE: The C1000Z modem requires a two-step firmware upgrade.
Tip: If the firmware link doesn't work, try another browser (Chrome is known to have issues with this kind of link). Or, right-click the link, select "copy link address", then paste the link into a new browser tab.
Manual network (WAN) setup
If instructed to do so by a technician, you may need to change the WAN settings on your modem manually. Visit the WAN setup page for step-by-step instructions on different WAN configurations, including PPPoE, IPoE and transparent bridging.
Your modem's wireless settings control the WiFi network in your home. Click on the options below for details and step-by-step instructions.
Helpful WiFi topics
The modem status area of the user interface allows you to view several options and check how your modem is running.
Advanced settings give you even more control over your modem's configuration. Most of these are best for tech-savvy folks who are familiar with modems and networking.
Blocking & filtering
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